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I. What is Magento 2?
Magento 2 is the leading enterprise-class e-commerce platform, utilised by over 200,000 online retailers.
On November 17, 2015, Magento 2 was officially released. Inherited lots of success factors of Magento, Magento 2 also present modern technologies and structure, as well as modified directory structure but more simplified customization. Now Magento 2 and Magento 1 are existing simultaneously.
II. Great Features of Magento 2
As Magento has upgraded to version 2, you shouldn't miss these awesome new features in this update.
1. Open, Flexible Architecture
Magento 2 bring to you next generation architecture, use PHP 5.3 and Zend Framework for managing performances of cache engine, database access layer and translations and supports MSSQL and Oracle that is great for Windows Platform Server. With 180+ extensions for the new version across all categories and 120+ more coming soon, If you are running Magento 1.x, some extensions doesn’t get update and support from developers. But with 2.x, whether you choose Enterprise or Community version, developers are using this moment to modify and streamline the extensions they made for 1.x. So, you should adopt Magento 2 as a chance to get a better look, better extensions to take the field.
2.Improved Performance and Scalability
Improved scalability consists of improved indexers, new Magento performance toolkit, Varnish Cache. Featuring over 50% faster page load speeds across catalog and checkout pages, the new indexers in Magento 2 come with more efficient updates to speed up performance, Magento performance toolkits support to verify and optimize system performance and Varnish Cache helps reducing server load and speed up the page load to enhancing customer experience improving conversions.
3. Improved customization process
With the introduction of Visual Design Editor, it is easy to use ”drop and drag” interface for editing Magento layout. You can modify containers and blocks will not require specialized technical knowledge. Hence, you can make many changes in the admin panel at simplicity.
4. Better engagement with the community
The community of Magento 2 is very active with webinars and special events, the platform more opened to the community. According to some sources, Magento CE 1.9 will stop in 2018 so developers will focus on Magento 2 and Magento 1 community will move to Magento 2 community.
5. Better security
Security is a key component of Magento 2, supports some steps to deal with server validation with tight out-of-the-box PayPal, Braintree, and Authorize.net payment gateways. You can improve the Magento 2 security ability by configuring the security-related configuration settings, password management, and ongoing maintenance. Your online site will get better security.
Magento 2 is the envolve of Magento 1. It bring to you improve and optimal for your Business.