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Moving Your Online Shop from Magento 1 To Magento 2

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eCommerce Business Owners did you start planning the Alternatives?

By now you have already heard about Magento 2, and its dramatic business potentials. This upgraded version is a combination of innovative technologies and a thriving developer ecosystem. On 6th September 2018, Magento officially announced the end of magneto 1 providing retailers and eCommerce business with magneto 2. On June 2020 the magneto 1 platform with finally stop functioning. The magneto statistics of 2019 has shown 250,00 active sites use Magento, among which only 11,000 of those run on Magento 2. Its already the end of 2019, and only a few months are left for the final shutdown of Magento 1.

Only 5 months Left, are you prepared Yet?

If you have your eCommerce website running on the Magento CMS you must have heard about this announcement many months back. Quality fixes of All versions of 1.9 to 1.14 Magento Commerce, will be supported until March 2020 and after that, there is no benefit in investing, developing or improving a soon to be an obsolete platform.

As a popular CMS for online shops, Magento has huge popularity. This is why the makers who belong from the family of Adobe have planned to modify the functionalities making the platform richer in today’s modern omnichannel selling environment. Not only that sellers will get more online visibility and a comprehensive set of new features.

Planning migration or still unable to decide the alternatives?

It can be difficult for merchants to know the details like the current version of the Magento platform and other coding variables. But as a web and software development company, Cogito Software Solutions can help you with easy Magento 2 Migration services.

Is Magento 2 Migration or upgradation simple?

Retailers or eCommerce website owners should view Magento 2 as not a simple version upgrade rather than an entirely new framework. For complete success, you need to rebuild the website. All the extensions and custom codes will be rewritten and reviewed and made compatible with Magento 2. Qualified developers will search through the details and use recent PHP code for the benefit of enterprise owners. The software offers a range of flexible tools capable of covering the marketing efforts, it has catalog management facilities and also search engine optimization for more visibility.

Let’s bring the top features of Magento 2 into the limelight:

  • Open flexible next-generation architecture
  • Engine shopping experience
  • Combined HTML5 and CSS pre-processor technology,
  • 50% faster page loading speed compared to earlier versions
  • Secured payment gateways like PayPal, Braintree, and Authorize.net.
  • Easy Backup and Rollback commands.                                       
  • Varnished caching Integration
  • Improved Product section. It can be managed through the wizard, manually added or aby adding or removing attributes.
  • Customizable data grids
  • Magento marketplace a single place to find extensions
  • Testing the framework
  • Magento UI library
  • Supports one Javascript framework, ie., RequireJS,

These are just a few features of the platform to review the complete list follow this link: https://gauge.agency/articles/34-features-available-only-in-magento-2-commerce-edition/

So, with that, you can see that Magento has improved its scalability and has included some exclusive features to help users set a user-friendly and easy to navigate online shop. Not only that it has boosted the administrative options meant for enhancing the customer’s experience.

How Difficult is migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2?

To be very exact migration from Magento Commerce & Opensource edition is painless but to enjoy all the previous features you have to leave all your custom features and design behind and build your website all over again. I understand what you must be thinking! Extra efforts and extra costs, right?

But think about the advantages, you can have superfluous features in your store, updated functionalities, technological advancements, improved administrative options and a lot more. As mentioned earlier with the data migration tool eCommerce as a business owner you can sustain your previous store configurations.

Magento 2.0 Data Migration Tool

Magento Version 2.0 comes with a Migrating option for the Magento Community. Magento 2 Migration involves the following four components which are:

  • Data
  • Custom codes and extensions
  • Themes
  • Customizations

The supported Magento versions are: Magento Open Source version 1.6.x, 1.7.x, 1.8.x, 1.9.x. Magento Commerce version 1.11.x, 1.12.x, 1.13.x, 1.14.x. This tool is sure to help all the Magento online retailers efficiently transfer their products, store configurations, store data, customers to Magento 2.

Using the tool online shop owners can easily migrate to 2.0 and enjoy facilities like easy log shop settings, customer catalogs, and categories.

How can Cogito Software Solutions help You?

Cogito Software Solutions is an ISO Certified company delivering software designing and development, Website design and development services to their clients. Our group of highly skilled developers has already designed many E-commerce websites with Magento 2. Not only that they have already helped merchants upgrade their Magento Enterprise and Community versions to Magento 2.

Our Magento 2 Migration process

The first step we take to upgrade your Magento eCommerce store is through proper website evaluation of your current Magento Website installation. Through proper research, we will detect all the integrations supported by the migration tool and third-party extensions installed on your current website. Along with that, we will also check out the custom functionalities implemented on the website.

Once we complete evaluating your current website functionalities, we will discuss prospects and the appearance of your new website along with the functionalities. We build a clear document of your required custom modules and third-party extensions. Next, we will take complete back up of your current webshop with the help of our Magento migration service provider team. We will start working on the theme development on Magento 2 with the sample data from your current website.

We will also make sure that all the SEO efforts are maintained so that your website does not have to face any kind of visibility issues. Once the theme is ready, our developers will use the Magento migration tool to transfer data from the current website to your Magento 2 store.

Your website gets ready here, but it's not yet complete to be delivered. Our testing team will verify all the elements of the new version webshop. Finally, you get your upgraded online e-commerce store capable of providing the best shopping experience to your visitors and customers.

Why Wait! You will have to upgrade your eCommerce store sooner or later! According to an Indian Mystic poet Kabir, “Do Tomorrows' work today, and complete today's work now”. March 2020 is near, ask us for a free quote on Magento 2.2.5 migration now!

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