What you need to know about Magento 2 Migrations:
Magento is one of the best e-commerce platforms that officially announced its end support for 1.x version recently. There are thousands and hundreds of business vulnerable for the purpose of security risk, in case there is no option for migration of Magento.
Who will end the effect of Magento 1?
There are 420,000 websites, who are running by Magento globally but only few ones like 20,000 are using Magento 2, according to the report of trends.builtwith.com. However, only 95-96% users are trying for the best navigation for the purpose of their business. The good news for all users is the company are trying to continue with the additional support that is almost for 18 months. However, basic e-commerce sites need six months for the upgrade process.
Is there any worth of upgrading the Magento 2?
In the previous version of Magento, there is already a functional compatibility with 2 that comes with continuous improvement like:
- Faster loading up to 50%
- Increased security level with the help of gateway payment
- New features of B2C or B2B
- Quite a responsible platform
- More flexible for easy upgrade extension
Even you may find a number of benefits when you are moving to your desired platform. However, there are also many disadvantages when you are moving to Magento 2 platform. Here are some issues that occur like
- Developer extra cost
- Building new theme
- Magento 1 extension