Magento 2 has been officially released, we can download and use it right today. Magento 2 is the new version of the most popular e-commerce platform. This version is expected to bring the new features to boost conversion rates, and business agility and productivity improvements and also enhanced performance and scalability.
As the introduction of Magento Owner: “The new platform also builds on our open source heritage and offers unmatched flexibility and innovation opportunities to our global ecosystem of partners and developers. Magento 2 also empowers brands, retailers, and businesses across B2C and B2B industries to quickly and cost-effectively deliver engaging omnichannel shopping experiences”. Definitely that Magento 2 will bring to the enterprises a more comprehensive e-commerce solution.
Right today, you can download two new products of Magento 2: Magento Enterprise Edition 2.0 and Magento Community Edition 2.0.
Below are some highlights about Magento 2:
- Open, Flexible Architecture
Magento 2 comes with a next-generation architecture which offers unmatched flexibility to bring your commerce vision to life. It has a modular code base which allows easier customization, faster time-to-market, and greater deployment flexibility to public or private cloud environments. The wide ranges of powerful extensions also enable fast and affordable enhancements to your store.
- Engaging Shopping Experiences
Engaging and improving shopping experiences is what Magento 2.0 platform towards. The new responsive design reference themes give you a fast way to create sites that support anytime, anywhere sales. You can share your products in a more immersive way through integrated video. An all-new checkout is easier to customize and further improves conversion rates by minimizing steps and required information.
- Enhanced Business Agility and Productivity
Magento 2 also brought a revolution to improve the merchant experience, it enabling you to operate more efficiently and handle rapid growth, without scaling up your team. The new design of Admin panel has been optimized for users. It allows you to save time when managing day-to-day tasks and is intuitive for new team members to learn. Now you can easily to update or track sales on-the-go with new touch-friendly feature. Setting up new products is also faster; this process has been enhanced 4x faster than before.
- Enterprise-grade Scalability and Performance
The page load times across many catalogs and checkout pages has improved significantly with over 50% faster. Apache Varnish has been integrated to cache page content to bring faster performance and optimize code and images for fast loading. Magento 2 also improved Admin performance and support for more concurrent updates.
- Secure Payments
Improve secure of payments is what the Magento 2’s developers have confirmed before. The new Magento 2.0 comes with tight out-of-the-box integrations with PayPal, Braintree, and Authorize.net payment gateways. Both of Magento Enterprise Edition 2.0 and Magento Community Edition 2.0 also provide improved security and the ability to pursue the easiest level of PCI compliance, depending on the selected payment method.
- Easier Maintenance and Upgrades
The new modular architecture of Magento 2.0 will reduce the complexity and cost of maintaining your site. It also simplifies the upgrades. This will help you a lot in the process of operating your site.
Magento 2 was completely ready for you!
For more info:
- Visit the Magento Enterprise Edition Page to access product information, videos, and white papers.
- Learn more about merchants already deployed on Magento Enterprise Edition 2.0 at HERE.
- To find a Magento 2.0 Trained Solution Partner visit the Partner Directory or the Blog Post.
- To see all the extensions available for Magento 2.0, visit dedicated Extension Page.
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