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Why Migrate to Magento 2

Probably, you have noticed that a lot of Magento users accomplished the upgrade to Magento 2 lately. Though, you might still feel quite unconfident in taking the decision to join them.

There may be a couple of reasons that may restrain you from upgrading your Magento. For example, you might think that it is not worth it, or maybe you got used to Magento 1 too much and feel that you are not ready for changes, or you feel too doubtful concerning the updated management tools.

Magento 1 vs Magento 2

Notwithstanding with the relativity of the case, apparently, there are much more reasons to upgrade to Magento 2 than to stay on its older version. Improved architecture, enhanced performance and new features create new promising opportunities for Magento 2 users.

Let's consider all of the major pros and cons of the migration to Magento 2.

What Will I Lose When Migrating to Magento 2?

If you have an intention to migrate to Magento 2, you should keep in mind that all of the customizations applied to features and design on the old store version will be lost during the migration. You will need to transfer your products, attributes, customers, databases to the new version.

What Will I Get After the Upgrade?

Speed & Performance

Due to full-page cache enabled in the new version, the load speed of Magento 2 homepage, product pages and category pages is less than 1.5 seconds. In addition, PHP 7 support improved Magento 2 performance in a huge way. Naturally, this will encourage more sales and work well for search engine optimization.

Checkout

Magento 2 comes with the streamlined checkout. It includes less steps and requires less information from customers. Besides, it is available for unregistered shoppers. In case a client is already registered, Magento 2 will identify them by the inputted email address. Such simplification was introduced thanks to the improved integration with PayPal.

Installing extensions

In Magento 2, plugins are allowed to overlap the core code rather than to rewrite it. This will prevent from the conflicts emerging between different Magento extensions trying to override the same piece of code.

Interface

Compared to its older version, Magento 2 has a simplified and user-friendly dashboard facilitating a quick navigation and comfortable management.

Database

In Magento 1, there was one database divided between admins, customers and developers. Such pressure on one database could often cause its overload. Magento 2 offers three separate databases for product data, checkout and orders correspondingly, and eliminates the possibility of database overflow.

Updates

By holding on to the older version you refuse from further updates, since no innovations will be introduced to the latest Magento 1 version.

SEO & Security

Magento 2 offers enhanced SEO by introducing rich snippets and improved security with consolidated hashing algorithms protecting passwords from attacks.

So, Magento 2 will provide you with the high-speed store performance, optimized technical characteristics and enhanced responsiveness.

Magento 2 Migration Services

If using the Data Migration tool, there are all chances to perform the upgrade in a smooth way. Though in any case it would be a good idea to let Magento experts cope with the procedure.

So, if you are looking for Magento 2 migration services, you are welcome to contact eMagicOne Support Manager via Skype and let our Magento certified developers assist you with the upgrade. Just fill out the form below so we could schedule a call for you.


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