It is no secret of how Magneto has empowered over more than 2,00,000 online retailers till date. This leading enterprise-class eCommerce platform has been chosen by 1 of every 4 only businesses owing to its powerful yet flexible features. The interface of same controls the look, content, and functionality of every retailer’s unique website resulting into scalable and optimal performance. The recent version of it, Magneto 2 is again a step ahead in contributing to the growth of e-commerce. It has launched with the package of exclusive features which dramatically increases the shopping experience of any customer. The key updates of Magento 2.0 are-
The new technologies: Magento 2.0, being an incarnated version of Magento 1 is obviously blessed with latest technologies. The details for the versions of the technologies are-
Magento UI Library
Magento performance toolkit
Smooth front end development: As Magento 2.0 is using the latest HTML 5 themes and CSS processor, it gets very easy for the developer to alter the look of a website without changing the functionality of the site.
Superior customization process: With visual design editor, changing and editing of blocks and containers does not require any special technical knowledge anymore. Modifications can be easily done now in the admin panel now.
A new level of documentation: Magento 2 consists of all the test which enable faster development. Apart from all the necessary and important documentation, it also includes the frameworks which support continuous testing and integration practices.
Improved engagement: Another classic update of Magento 2 is its openness and better engagement with different communities and groups.
Excellent scalability and performance: The components contributing to it are indexers, toolbox, and varnish cache.The new indexers in Magento 2 come with more effective updates which speed up the execution process and performance. Magento execution toolkit support to verify and optimize system performance whereas Varnish Cache helps decreasing server load and accelerates the page load.
Other amazing features of Magento 2.0 are
The Magento 2 file structure has two major changes. Firstly, every module has its own view directory where you can access all the available templates, layouts and other files of a specific module. Secondly, everything is placed under the app structure directly. So, it becomes a huge help for all the module developers who want to go for customization and modification without changing the core functionality of the site.
Magento 2.0 is using PHP 5.3 and Zend Framework for managing performances of database access layer, translations, and cache engine. More, it supports MSSQL and Oracle which are great for Windows Platform server.
The performance enhancement is there where the latest version is said to be 20% faster than the older version.
Magento 2.0 comes with flexibility where you can disable various components like checkout catalog, sales and etc and replace them with your own. There is no need to put the existing code base for it.
A new directory by the name of “pub” has been introduced through which the developer will get the better and clear view of the structure.
Thus it can be said that Magento 2.0 provides a comprehensive set of tools which easily let you control the look, feel and functionality of your site. It ensures a happy and great experience to online buyers of your site.