Access to the latest features and enhancements
With each new Magento release, a host of innovative features and enhancements are introduced to improve the platform’s functionality and user experience. Upgrading your Magento store ensures you have access to the latest tools, making it easier to manage your online business, streamline operations, and offer new features to your customers.
Improved performance and speed
Upgrading to the latest Magento version often comes with performance optimizations, resulting in faster page load times and improved overall site speed. A snappier website not only enhances user experience but also positively impacts SEO rankings and conversion rates, as customers are more likely to stay engaged and complete transactions on a faster site.
Enhanced security and data protection
Security is a top priority in the online world, especially for eCommerce businesses dealing with sensitive customer data and financial transactions. Magento regularly releases security patches to address potential vulnerabilities. By upgrading your Magento store, you ensure your website is equipped with the latest security measures, protecting both your business and your customers from potential cyber threats.
Mobile commerce readiness
As mobile commerce continues to grow, it’s essential to have a mobile-responsive and user-friendly website. Newer Magento versions prioritize mobile commerce, offering responsive design capabilities and mobile-specific features to enhance the mobile shopping experience. Upgrading ensures your store is mobile-ready, accommodating the increasing number of shoppers using smartphones and tablets.
Third-party integrations and extensions
Third-party integrations and extensions play a crucial role in extending your store’s functionality. However, as Magento evolves, older extensions may beCome outdated or incompatible with the latest version. Upgrading your Magento store allows you to leverage newer and more powerful extensions, expanding your store’s capabilities and staying ahead of the competition.
Optimized SEO performance
Search engine optimization (SEO) is vital for driving organic traffic to your website. With each Magento update, SEO practices and requirements may change. Upgrading your store ensures that your website adheres to the latest SEO standards, maximizing its visibility on search engines and increasing the chances of attracting potential customers.
Seamless checkout and payment options
A smooth and frictionless checkout process is crucial for reducing cart abandonment and enhancing the customer experience. Newer Magento versions often come with improved checkout functionalities, offering various payment options and integrations with popular payment gateways. By upgrading, you provide your customers with a hassle-free checkout experience, leading to higher conversion rates.
Long-term platform support
As Magento continues to advance, older versions will eventually reach their end of life (EOL) and stop receiving official support. Running your store on an unsupported version can leave you vulnerable to security risks and technical issues. Upgrading your Magento store ensures that you have access to ongoing support, updates, and maintenance from the Magento community and the platform’s developers.
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Magento 2 system requirements
Before we upgrade your Magento version, we’ll check your systems to make sure they meet the requirements. The minimum system requirements for Magento 2 are:
- Linux x-86-64 OS. Magento is not supported on Windows and Mac.
- Upto 2 GB of RAM.
- Latest composer version.
- A valid security certificate. A self-signed SSL certificate is not supported.
- Other miscellaneous settings.
If you’re unsure whether your system meets the requirements or not, we can help by providing an assessment. We’ll take a look at your existing setup and make sure it’s ready for an upgrade.
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What’s new in Magento 2.4.6
Magento 2.4.6 is the latest version offered by Adobe Commerce, which brings over 300 quality fixes and enhancements. Leverage Acelerar’s Magento upgrade services to empower your store with new features and improved performance.
Support for PHP 8.2
Magento 2.4.6 fully supports PHP 8.2, which promises improved performance and other benefits such as less memory consumption and better scalability. PHP 8.1 is supported, too, but support for PHP 7.4 has been completely removed.
Magento 2.4.6 brings eight security fixes that ensure the store’s security and privacy. Plus, it ensures the stability of your eCommerce store.
GraphQL has been improved to give developers more flexibility when creating custom eCommerce apps. The enhancements include improved response time when querying categories with category permissions enabled, optimized performance of category tree rendering, and more.
Payment gateway integration has been improved to give developers more control over setting up a payment method. Magento 2.4.6 also supports the Braintree Pay Later button & messages for Italy and Spain.
Improved performance & scalability
Magento 2.4.6 has been improved to provide better scalability and faster page load times. This is achieved by reducing the amount of code that needs to be executed, optimizing queries, and more.
Magento 2.4.6 includes accessibility updates that make the store easier to use for customers with disabilities or impairments. These include the visual text label for the Sign in button that now matches its accessible name, verbal descriptive labels, access for sub-navigation links using only keystrokes, and others.
Improved quality & bug fixes
As part of this release, Magento has fixed a number of bugs that were identified in previous versions. It also includes enhancements such as improved customer segmentation, improved indexing performance when creating customer segments, and more.
Empowering eCommerce businesses with Magento upgrade services
Acelerar provides a range of Magento upgrade services to help businesses seamlessly transition their eCommerce stores to the latest Magento version. Our Magento upgrade services include:
Magento 1 to Magento 2 upgrade: Future-proof your online store by upgrading from Magento 1 to Magento 2 with Acelerar’s expert guidance. Magento 2 offers enhanced performance, security, and an array of modern features to elevate your eCommerce business.
Magento version upgrade: If you are already on Magento 2 and looking to stay up-to-date with the latest releases, Acelerar’s team will efficiently handle your Magento version upgrades, ensuring you benefit from the latest bug fixes, enhancements, and features.
Customization migration: Our team meticulously migrates your customizations and extensions from your current Magento version to the upgraded one, ensuring your unique business needs are seamlessly integrated into the new platform.
Data migration and integrity: We prioritize the secure and accurate transfer of your data to the upgraded Magento version, minimizing any risks of data loss or corruption during the migration process. Products, categories, customer data, orders, and other vital information are carefully migrated.
Theme and design migration: Whether you wish to retain your current design or opt for a fresh look, we facilitate a seamless migration of your design elements and themes to the upgraded Magento version, maintaining consistent branding and user experience.
Extension integration: Magento’s wide range of extensions can enrich your store’s functionality. We ensure a smooth integration of the necessary extensions and can even develop custom ones to meet your specific requirements.
Quick turnaround times: At Acelerar, we understand how important it is for businesses to stay competitive, so we provide Magento upgrade services with quick turnaround times. Our certified experts identify any areas needing improvement and then make the necessary changes quickly and efficiently.
Comprehensive quality assurance: Before going live, our team conducts rigorous testing to identify and resolve potential issues, ensuring a flawless and error-free customer experience on your upgraded Magento store.
Post-upgrade support: Acelerar provides dedicated post-upgrade support to assist you with any concerns or adjustments after the migration. Our team is ready to ensure a seamless transition and address any queries you may have.
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Acelerar’s seamless Magento upgrade process
At Acelerar, we understand the criticality of a seamless and secure Magento upgrade for your eCommerce business. With our expert guidance and certified professionals, you can trust us to handle every aspect of the upgrade, from planning and data migration to thorough testing and post-upgrade support.
Initial consultation and assessment
We start the process with an in-depth consultation to understand your specific upgrade requirements and business goals. Our team assesses your current Magento setup, including customizations, extensions, and third-party integrations, to create a tailored upgrade plan.
Backup and data migration
Before commencing the upgrade, we take a complete backup of your website and database to ensure data safety and security. Our experts meticulously handle the data migration process, including products, categories, customer information, and orders, ensuring data integrity throughout the upgrade.
Theme and design compatibility
Our team evaluates your current Magento theme and design elements to assess their compatibility with the latest version. We facilitate a seamless migration of your design elements, ensuring a consistent branding experience and an attractive user interface on the upgraded platform.
Extension and customization analysis
A critical aspect of the upgrade process is evaluating your existing extensions and customizations for compatibility with the latest Magento version. Our team identifies any outdated or incompatible extensions and works to either update, replace, or find suitable alternatives to ensure continued functionality.
Platform compatibility check
We verify the compatibility of your current Magento store with the target Magento version. This includes ensuring your hosting environment meets the system requirements and compatibility with PHP versions, database, and other prerequisites for a successful upgrade.
Testing and quality assurance
Before going live with the upgraded Magento store, our team conducts comprehensive testing and quality assurance. This involves rigorous testing of all functionalities, including cart and checkout processes, product pages, search features, payment gateways, and more. We identify and address any issues or inconsistencies, guaranteeing a flawless customer experience post-upgrade.
Go-live and post-upgrade support
Once all checks and testing are completed, we assist you in going live with your upgraded Magento store. Our team closely monitors the website post-upgrade, providing immediate support for any unforeseen issues that may arise during the initial days. We continue to offer post-upgrade support to ensure a seamless transition and answer any questions you may have.
Training and knowledge transfer
To empower your team with the latest features and capabilities of the upgraded Magento version, we provide training sessions and knowledge transfer. This ensures that your team is well-equipped to navigate and utilize the new features to their full potential.
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