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Migrate Your Magento Store to Magento 2

Published: Aug 19, 2015  |   | 

Migrate your Magento Store to Magento 2

For a while now, Magento 2 has been creating a buzz. Magento 2 is not merely a product update, but a core and code update as well. The core of Magento has undergone a change to adopt updated and current technologies.The update will finally be launched in Q4 of 2015.

Why Upgrade to Magento 2?

So, what if Magento 2 is releasing? Why should I upgrade my store to this new update? If this is your question, here’s our answer:

  • Faster time to market
  • Reduced developmental as well as long term maintenance costs
  • Enhanced flexibility as well as unswerving branding

Some Incredible Features

  • Modernized web as well as technology stack
  • Easy to customize
  • Simplified external integrations
  • Improved installation methods
  • Improved quality testing as well as documentation

Automated Testing

With Magento 2, you can automate the testing procedure for integration, function as well as performance. In Magento 1.x, you needed a dedicated resource to conduct this testing.

A Comparison of Technology Stack

Magento 2 introduces a range of technological enhancements that were missing in Magento

1.x. A comparative analysis from the technology perspective will give you a better idea on how Magento 2 has evolved.

Magento 1.x

Magento 2.0

·         Sass/Compass ·         HTML5
·         jQuery in RWD package ·         CSS3
·         Prototype JavaScript Library within the core ·         RequireJS
·         Additional JavaScript Libraries ·         Apache2.2 or later
·         PHP 5.5x with PHP 5.4.11 as minimum requirement
·         MySQL 5.6
·         PSR Compliance
·         Magento UI Library
·         CSS Pre-processor
·         Full Page Caching
·         Magento Performance Toolkit

The Inevitable Move

Considering the factors mentioned above, you will need to consider this move from Magento 1.x to 2.0. Another factor that will make the move necessary is the fact that your extension developers are gearing up for the move.

If you still possess queries regarding Magento 2, you can get in touch with us. With this move becoming inevitable, you should consider getting your store upgraded to Magento 2 Connect with us today, and lets discuss!

Semaphore software offers experience Magento developers who offer tailor made solutions designed to suit your needs. Get in touch via info@semaphore-software.com to upgrade your store to Magento 2.0.