The last Magento generation is impressive. It inherited all prominent Magento features, empowered by the newest technology stack Magento 2 has striking performance and flexibility advantages. It allows to react immediately on any changes in consumers behaviour that is vital in times when to win means to change as fast as the environment around you.
  • New in Magento

    What's new in Magento 2?

    While Magento Community were getting into first insights and discussions about Magento 2, Eltrino team have already run Magento 2 testing and released a professional a review and comparison of Magento 2 Vs Magento 1. Pros and Cons of Magento 2 compared to Magento 1. Be honestly at that moment we were disappointed with results as numbers weren't in favor of the newest version. But now when we've gotten better result with improved Magento 2.2 version, which lead us to highly recommend to think about migration to Magento 2.

  • What difference between Magento 1 and Magento 2?

    Performance Enhancement

    Performance Enhancement

    Page load time decreases by over than 50%. It works good for customers who can easily surf on your store. Folks become more and more sensitive for page load time, so Magento 2 performance improvement keeps visitors on the site.

    If an eCommerce site is making $100,000 per day, a 1 second page delay could potentially cost you $2.5 million in lost sales every year. – Kissmetrics

    Also it makes your eCommerce store more attractive for search engines.

    User-friendly Approach

    User-friendly Approach

    Improved Magento 2 Backend Admin UX interface. If you’re familiar with Magento 1.x Admin you will be pleased with the new interface view. This new Admin panel with user-friendly interface makes managing process intuitively clear and simple.

    • Responsive and touch friendly navigation
    • Simple product creation workflow
    • Drag-and-drop layout editing
    • 4 times faster product import capabilities
    New shopper experience features

    New shopper experience features

    Achieving of high personalization of shopping experience was one of the main aims for Magento 2 platform. And it was successfully implemented with new responsive design reference themes, product images in customer shopping cart and wider variety of payment options.

    Streamlined checkout

    Streamlined checkout

    Optimized checkout process with minimum steps and required information allows your customers to purchase faster and easier.

    Flexible architecture

    Flexible architecture

    The next-generation architecture provides unprecedented flexibility for your web store. It’s easy to customize your eCommerce system as it has modular code base. It saves time-to-market and optimize deployment process.

    Connect, operate and scale with any theme or extension faster. More extensive and efficient APIs will take care about these.

    Trendy Technologies

    Trendy Technologies

    Magento 2 empowered with several modern technologies that allow increasing efficiencies gained in the management and maintenance of production instances. It speeds up the development process as developers waste less time on working around limitations. So what are the most important components of Magento 2’s technology stack?

    • PHP 7
    • Varnish (full page caching enable faster performance out-of-the-box)
    • Redis
    • Modern JS Stack
    • RabbitMQ
    • Solr
    • PHPUnit
    • Composer (for managing dependencies)
    Framework Improvements & Quarterly platform updates

    Framework Improvements & Quarterly platform updates

    Major code refactoring took place to get rid of all the mess in the system - Major Data Grid enhancement - Modules can now be enabled/disabled for Magento application - Compatibility with HHVM and PHP 7. Every 3 month Magento 2 release new features for both Community and Enterprise Editions.

    Quality extensions

    Quality extensions

    Magento reorganized Magento Connect into new Magento Marketplace where only high quality extensions are presented, because to become listed on this new magento module store all third party solutions have to pass 5-level quality check.

  • Why upgrade to Magento 2

    Why upgrade to Magento 2?

    Initially, Magento announced that the 1st version will be officially supported until Dec 2018. But in 2017 they proclaimed that Magento 1 will continue to be supported for the foreseeable future. and will notify all users before making any changes to their support levels to a minimum 18-month. But when Magento will stop the supporting process of Magento 1 they will stop launching critical security patches, so all security risks will become only your responsibility.

    • Costs to maintain and enhance Magento 1 stores will increase in a time
    • Development of new features for Magento 1 platform has been stopped in 2016
    • Magento 2 has better security level compared to Magento 1
    • Magento 1 based on old versions of PHP (5.6 and less) while Magento 2 supports PHP 7 heiring all it performance advantages. Proper configuration and right infrastructure setup will allow online stores on Magento 2 to perform much better than Magento 1
    • Magento 2 checkout is 38% faster and capable to take 117% orders more than Magento 1 one
    • Magento 2 has built in Full Page Cache and Varnish 4 support
    • Magento 2 Admin interface is designed for people :) It allows to handle web store management even for non-tech savvy users
    • Simpler product creation workflow via Magento 2 Admin Panel
    • Theme responsiveness and mobile devices support is in the core of Magento 2
    • Magento 2 has wide range of responsive and SEO-friendly themes and integrated video
    • More user-friendly checkout of Magento 2. Less steps on checkout - more chances that customer will finish it
    • Magento 2 supports more payment options and gateways
  • Who is using Magento 2

    Who is using Magento 2?

    It’s absolutely clear that besides all marketing ads, promo articles about all advantages of M2, you want to observe real companies that have already implemented Magento 2 in their web stores. According to Builtwith there are about 21k active sites that are using Magento 2. And below there are just some of them:

    We can help you to join the list of successful web stores on Magento 2 ;)

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