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#1 Mrs Sarah

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Posted 25 January 2018 - 09:17 AM

Magento is an eCommerce software solution that allows users to create and manage successful online stores and manage their business easily.

According to the Alexa report, Magento is ranked #1 out of 384 E-commerce Platforms technologies, powers more than 15.000 websites.

One of the reasons that make Magento becomes more and more popular because of its wonderful upgrades in the new version – Magento 2.x.

So today we have pulled together a list of what we see as the 4 Reasons to upgrade to Magento 2.x, which will be the most beneficial to the store owners, partners as well as developers.

Let’s get started!

1. Enhanced Performance

I think almost users of Magento 1 all have the same expectation: wish the time to load a page is faster.

Absolutely if a buyer visit your online store to buy something, they seem to leave your site if the page load time is too long.

Fortunately, Magento 2 was designed keeping performance in mind. It shows content faster, so users will not have to wait to load the entire page to see the main content. Page load time in Magento 2 is faster than Magento 1 by 20%, from 30% to 50%.

These improvements result allow you to focus your efforts on other areas such as improving the user experience and site conversions. You can recognize clearly that Magento 2 can handle 39% more orders every hour with 66% faster add-to-cart times than Magento 1.

2. Friendly and Visual Admin Panel

The new Admin Panel of Magento 2 is very friendly and easy – to – use for almost users, even you are a newbie. Magento 2.x was designed to help minimize the time managing an online store.


  • Admin Panel Interface

Different with Magento 1.x, the new admin panel of this version allows you to control all components on the site admin simply. In addition, you can search information and efficient store management quickly than before.

  • Dashboard

It displays all of the information include lifetime sales, average order, last orders,.. . You can  totally manage your business situation at the present time. Here you can also see customers, sales, numbers, best sellers …

  • Products

The new product creation toolbar allows you to upload new products easily. Moreover, you can insert a video’s link videos into your products page.

  • Customer

One more things that makes I fall in love with Magento 2 is:

Customize the order or customer management framework as I like without contact to the Magento Support Team.

3. Inclusion of the latest technologies

Magento 2 uses the most modern versions of technologies including P.H.P 5.4, Mysql version 5.6, Zend Framework 1.x, Javascript: jQuery and HTML5 và CSS3. With the help of innovative technologies, it not only helps users achieve improved performance, more security features but also better sales.

4. Useful extension

Magento Marketplace has replaced Magento Connect, which provides a lot of useful extensions monitored specifically by the team at Magento. Any extensions have to go through a strict code quality review and be approved by Magento before they can appear in the Marketplace.

Two of the most popular payment platform are PayPal and BrainTree also integrated into Magento Market Place. It will make the checkout process is more convenient than Magento 1.

Here are 4 important reasons that most of users want to switch from Magento 1 to Magento 2. If you are using an outdated version of Magento, I recommend you to upgrade to Magento 2.x as soon as possible.

Hope this article will be helpful for you.

If you have any question about topic “Upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2”, don’t hesitate to contact us right now!


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