Magento 2 is probably the most popular topic being talked about in the eCommerce community. The entire Magento community and the global market are ready to embrace the entirely new version of this popular eCommerce platform. Smart, interactive and just amazing – is all we can say about Magento 2, given the details released by the authorities!
Currently Magento hosts nearly all size and sorts of stores. From a small bakery startup to a large fashion house, it powers a quarter of the eCommerce stores that comes in Alexa’s top 1 million websites.
Chronology of Magento 2
Magento 2 was announced in 2010 with plans to release it by 2011 end, but till now it has not even released its Release Candidate, which is expected to be available in March 2015. It’s being a long wait, creating anxiety and annoyance within the Magento community.
Although the long wait is cumbersome, Magento 2 is worth waiting. Albeit, it will surely change the landscape of eCommerce, this release is a great boost that is going to consolidate Magento’s market share.
There are several bottom line changes that can be expected in newer version! Now, you can find a responsive theme in place of default theme. This is going to form the ultimate base of all your themes and it has to be compulsorily responsive.
This new version would be approximately 20% faster in terms of product import and catalogue re-indexing. Just amazing and very promising!
It will also give a boost to the flexibility and performance of the store by introducing component based structure of modules.
The entire admin has been changed drastically manifesting an entirely new and fresh look with improved UX. The menu items are shifted and organized differently, making the setting up a lot easier.
When to expect Magento 2?
No official release date has been announced as such! Although, it is available for developers but not yet for merchants! While Magento 2 has just entered developer beta, there is much more to come in terms of announcements that will surely excite you. We’ll keep you posted about this new addition! Stay tuned!
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