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Today is the day! Magento Commerce 2.2.4 is available starting today and features new integrations with Amazon Pay, Klarna, and Vertex, as well as performance enhancements.
This new release hopes to empower merchants to:
Read on to learn what’s new and how these updates can improve your business.
This release includes new tools and numerous functional fixes and enhancements, plus a substantial number of contributions from the wider Magento community.
There are significant new bundled extensions in this release that add instant and accurate tax calculation capabilities and new payment methods, including:
You can learn more about these extensions in the Magento Partner Portal.
This release includes numerous fixes and enhancements to the Magento Shipping and dotmailer bundled extensions. Merchants can now use dotmailer to create their own transactional email templates. The dotmailer bundled extension features the following enhancements for this release:
Also included are nearly 300 product quality enhancements, including performance improvements that enable faster shopping with image loading and search performance enhancements. Some of these enhancements include:
Perhaps the coolest part of this new release is the contributions from the Magento community. Magento Commerce 2.2.4 includes almost 200 community contributions. These community contributions include performance-tuning enhancements plus at least 80 engineering fixes.
These improvements aim to help you reduce cart abandonment and increase average order value, save time and simplify operations, and improve your customers’ shopping experience.
New capabilities improve checkout speed, transparency, and flexibility to reduce cart abandonment and increase average order value.
Magento enables you to save time and simplify core operations by integrating Magento Shipping and Vertex tax solutions.
Deliver a better shopping experience with faster product image loading, 36% quicker response times for popular search results, and over 300 product quality enhancements.
The latest version of Magento Commerce 2.2 offers powerful functionality that benefits merchants on earlier Magento editions, and upgrading between patch releases (for example, from Magento 2.2.1 to Magento 2.2.4) should be relatively straightforward. However, be aware that upgrades tend to take longer for merchants with lots of customizations. You should always plan on conducting a full suite of tests when taking a new release as a best practice.
Merchants on Magento 2.1 should review the list of backward incompatible changes in Magento 2.2 to better understand what customizations they may need to update as part of an upgrade to Magento 2.2.4.
Want to learn more? Magento is hosting a webinar on May 15 called 8 Ways to Optimize Your Checkout with Magento Commerce. It will give more information on how this latest release can help significantly reduce cart abandonment.
Are you ready to take your Magento site to Magento Commerce 2.2.4? Contact our experienced team to get started.