Magento is one of the most popular e-commerce platforms and for this, it is essential to upgrade it to meet the requirements of the customers. The new version of Magento comes with amazing and exciting features that will help businesses in achieving their desired goals. In addition to all the previous features, the improved version is here!
Let’s have a look at that!
This improved version has many security improvements with more than 30 security fixes. Some of them are: Two-factor authentication is enabled by default at the admin side and it can be disabled. By default, template filter strict mode is also enabled. To prevent malicious activities, data rendering for UI data providers is disabled by default. There are also content security policy improvements.
Platform Upgrades :Magento supports only PHP 7.4, this will boost the core strength of the platform. All the benefits of PHP 7.4 can be seen in Magento 2.4. It also supports MYSQL 8.0. Elasticsearch 7.6.x is the default catalog search engine for both Magento commerce and open-source which has a reliable search engine.
Infrastructure Improvements :In this new version core integration of third-party payment methods is removed. Moreover, this will support partial word search for default Elasticsearch. So, it is easier for the user to search in any part of the world.
Performance Improvements: There are performance improvements also. Improvements in customer data section invalidation logic. Multiple optimizations to Redis performance. Also, there is a reduction in the size of network data transfers between Redis and Magento. Interruption of Redis is handled better, and logs are created in the exception log.
New Media Gallery :With this new feature, administrators can search, filter, and sort images 30x faster than the previous versions. UI is also improved and integrated with Adobe Stock.
PWA Magento 2.4 also supports PWA Studio 6.0.0 and 6.0.1s.
Work with greater security and meet your desired goals with Magento 2.4!