Magento 2.0 Now Officially Released – Next Generation Open Source Ecommerce Platform

Magento 2.0 has official released today (Nov 17, 2015)! We are extremely excited with this extraordinary moment touching the entire imposing Magento community and, most likely, worldwide eCommerce also.

The organization has rolled out real improvements to the structure and different components of Magento 2.0. In spite of the fact that the first components of Magento were powerful and amazing, Magento 2.0 offers a greatly enhanced structural planning and CMS administration capacities. Clients likewise get more installment alternatives that incorporate more prominent customization and control.

In the event that your association is running a past version of Magento, you can go ahead and set yourself up for the new symbol of Magento 1.x to Magento 2.0. Also, let’s take a look at some of the changes here:

  • Save Development Cost:
    Magento 2.0 comes with a different predecessor. Here, coders do not require to modify code file to make changes as each module is stored in distinct folders, which ensures that the businesses will save on the development costs. Because, Magento 2.0 uses a better pre-processor, the code can be managed as well as modified with no trouble.
  • New Connect Marketplace:
    Magento 2.0 sites will have accessibility for the new Connect Marketplace. Here, clients will be able to instantly check out for all extensions for plagiarism, code review, protection, as well as quality. The new marketplace will also have a new dash panel for all developers along with a new functionality interface to find modules.
  • Full Page Caching:
    Magento 2.0 also includes full page caching. This includes Magento 2.0 community device as well as Magento 2.0 Enterprise. It is also expected that the ecommerce websites will now load in 1-2 seconds rather than 5-8 seconds.
  • Easy Integration:
    The Magento 2.0 platform offers easy external integration. Since the company has upgraded the API, it will also allow merchants to integrate external systems which can be used for transactions and other tasks.
  • Faster Page Load Times:
    Magento 2.0 users will experience faster page load times. Thus, more traffic can be handled and there is no need for spending more money to buy additional hosting infrastructure. This provides a better end-user experience that means higher conversion rates.
  • User Interface Library:
    The Magento 2.0 has a user interface library. This library includes specific templates and patterns. It also includes a blank theme option so that developers can build from scratch.
  • Better Performance and Scalability:
    Also provided are better performance and scalability standards. The platform also comes with scripts testing tool and also comes an installer for future upgrades or external installations.
  • Upgrade Checkout Process:
    Magento 2.0 also features a checkout process, which means that the shoppers can just enter their email address in to the system an can purchase normally or instead be asked for their password, but form fields can be pre-filled.
  • Upgrade Payment Process:
    When it comes to the matters related to the payment process, it now includes third-party embedded APIs with direct post. Magento 2.0 is integrated with payment systems such as PayPal, BrainTree, CyberSource,, WorldPay, and others.
  • New Testing Framework:
    Magento 2.0 also comes with an all-new testing framework which includes testing mechanisms for integration, performance, and a lot more. Additionally, components that are separate do not need any manual testing.
  • Optimized Architecture:
    Since Magento 2.0 has an optimized architecture, building a theme is not time-consuming and does not pose any constraints. Finally, any extensions that have been currently been operating on the Magento website will need to be recreated.

We are completely ready to offer all the benefits Magento 2 has to offer and take their ecommerce solutions to next level. Though there are many areas of Magento 2 yet to be explored, the Magento 2 Trained Partner Program has enabled us to explore the plethora of opportunities with Magento 2 release. Feel free to contact us to know more about how we can help you in upgradation, migration and development with Magento 2.0.

Harshal Mazmudar

Harshal is working as a digital marketing manager at Krish Technolabs, uses the web to drive online visibility and generate leads that have resulted in huge ecommerce success. His incessant hunger to outperform is the real drive that keeps him competitive in the online hemisphere.

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