Magento 1 to Magento 2 upgrade
Magento discontinued support for Magento 1 after June 2020.
That meants Magento is no longer providing the following functionalities for Magento 1:
- Security patches
- Quality fixes
- Documentation updates
In other words merchants using the Magebnto 1 are now prone to a number of vulnerabilities. With an increase in the number of web skimming (Magecart) attacks, such web stores will face the risk of getting hacked and infected with code that steals customers’ payment details.
Reasons to migrate to Magento 2
Magento 2 is capable of handling 10 million views per hour while with Magento 1, the number was restricted to 200 thousand.
Magento 2 decreases the page load time by 30-50%.
Improved admin navigation
In Magento 2, the admin interface has been simplified that even a newbie will find it easier to become handy with the navigation, without the help of developers.
Improved checkout process
With Magento 2, the checkout process is more streamlined than before. It is also 38% faster than it was with Magento 1. Guest users can check out without registration and registered customers are automatically identified on the basis of their email address. The order-placing process has been simplified, thus improving customer experience.
Magento 2 has focused on security, and subsequently, has highly secure information handling. With its primary focus on securing user details and offering a secured checkout process, an upgrade to Magento 2 will fulfill every crucial requirement of an advanced eCommerce website development.
Magento 2 has been constructed with a front-end design. This makes it easier for the website to be browsed on all kinds of devices (desktop/laptop, mobile, tablet, etc.). This helps the website with its SEO rank since Google algorithms place websites with mobile responsiveness higher.
When it comes to succeeding in your eCommerce business, reporting is very crucial. The new advanced reporting features, located in Magento Admin, offer 20 reports through its web interface. This feature gives you insights into three critical areas, such as: Orders, Customers, Products