List of Magento 2.0 features for store owners

Category: Magento 2


What does it means for you, new Magento 2.0?

Probably you have heard about release of new Magento 2.0. But what does it means in practice? We have created a list of Magento 2.0 features that will help you to evaluate all the positive aspects of the new updated platform. So, let’s have a look!

Performance optimization

  • Client-Side Performance Improvements

  • Improved use of browser cache for static assets

  • JavaScript resource bundles

  • Minification of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML

  • Removal of inline JavaScript

Server Side Performance Improvements •Layout performance improvements •Full Page Cache Supporting Varnish •Job Queuing mechanism •Optimization of sales rules and customer segments •Indexing improvements from EE 1.4 •Removing Blocking operations and deadlocks from product and order processing •Asynchronous loading of data grid in admin Performance optimization 5. Reduced table locking With larger scale Magento EE and Magento CE sites, we’ve seen performance issues with table locking when too many people are trying to place orders on a site. We’ve gotten around this specific issue with crazy levels of caching and very esoteric mySQL table optimization. But Magento 2.0 CE / Magento 2.0 EE promises to have reduced this issue considerably. 6. Full page caching built in to both Magento CE 2.0 and Magneto EE 2.0. Magento will cache: • CMS (Content Management Pages) • Category Pages • Product Pages • Error Message pages Magento further creates a separate version of each page based on: ● Customer Group ● Website or Store View ● Language (if multiple are turned on) 7. Search improvements •Streamlined MySQL Search Engine Config to just FullText Search •Replaced / Tuned MySQL FullText Search Engine to be more accurate •Introduced Attribute Weighting for search via attributes configuration •Introduced query, indexer interface, and layered nav interfaces for easier 3rd party search engine integration In 2.0 Enterprise Edition search engine was updated to use Solr 4.x 8. User Friendly Checkout Process. 1. New clear 2 steps design instead of the accordion layout. 2. Сustomers are allowed to check out as a guest. 3. Prompts registered customers to log in. 4. Order summary with product images. 5. Shipping rates that apply will automatically load once customer inputs its information. 6. Billing address not needed unless it’s required by payment solution. 9. Secure Payments New Magento 2 platform comes with tight out-of-the-box integrations with PayPal, Braintree, and payment gateways. Magento Enterprise Edition 2.0 also integrates with WorldPay and CyberSource. All versions provide improved security and the ability to pursue the easiest level of PCI compliance, depending on the selected payment method. 10. New admin panel New dashboard is much more intuitive compared to the Magento 1 version. 11. Easier development process New Magento version includes full documentation. You can find it here: In addition to this, it consists of tests to enable faster development. Magento Testing Framework (MTF) supports continuous integration and make it easier to perform basic acceptance testing, smoke testing, regression testing, etc. 12. SEO features 4. has been added to Magento 2’s default template. 5. Google Tag Manager can be added to the Magento 2 Enterprise Edition 6. Now it’s easy to add Product Labels without any third-party extension. 1. Ability to preserve the same URL format for category pages when filtering options are used 2. has been added to Magento 2’s default template. 3. Now it is possible to edit the Robots.txt file in the admin’s section. 13. Would you like to try free Magento 2 Demo? We have prepared for you 3 different demo. 14. Would you like to try free Magento 2 Demo? 15. Interested in Magento 2.0? Contact us! We’ll help you to create your new Magento shop from scratch or migrate your existing Magento shop to Magento 2.0 START@OPSWAY.COM 16. CHECK THIS AND OTHER MAGENTO TIPS ON HTTP://MAGETIPS.COM