Magento 1 Vs Magento 2 - Difference Between Magento 1 and Magento 2

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Being the best mantle in the battleground of ecommerce, Magento has proved itself by providing excellent features in products and services. The launching of new platform i.e. Magento 2 took over the debate of whether to adopt it as the most superior solution or not. Read full article here https://www.mageants.com/blog/magento-vs-magento-2.html

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Magento 1 Vs Magento 2 - Difference Between Magento 1 and Magento 2 Being the best mantle in the battleground of ecommerce Magento has proved itself by providing excellent features in products and services. The launching of new platform i.e. Magento 2 took over the debate of whether to adopt it as the most superior solution or not. All the business owners having a website on Magento 1 are wondering whether to migrate to Magento 2 or not. This thought to change the platform which powers their business is scary for the business owners. Hence to help them in making a wise decision we have come up with some clear comparison between Magento 1 and 2. Read on to find out which are they: ​ supportmageants.com

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The important factor in deciding whether to migrate or not from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is to compare both. When no one knows the difference between the platforms it is easier to make a final decision. LOADING SPEED Magento 1 is too fast and it is the main reason of its popularity as a ecommerce platform. The analytics say that any page takes half of the time to load on Magento 2 whenever compared to the Magento 1 loading time. This is true for a homepage the category selection page the product page and the CMS. JAVASCRIPT Along with offering lots of functionalities Magento 1 also has limitations when it comes to the core JavaScript library. The prototype being the core JavaScript library for Magento 1 there were many compatibility and functionality issues fir JQuery libraries those are most commonly used. It has then led to implementations those import JQuery with the Prototype and in turn slow down the platform. By removing the Prototype as a core JavaScript library and then replacing the same with the RequireJS library which has enhanced the performance by reducing number of JavaScript files those need to be called Magento 2 has successfully resolved its shortcomings. ​ supportmageants.com

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SUPPORTING LATEST PHP VERSIONS IN A FLEXIBLE MANNER Magento 1 was launched in the year 2007 and was compatible with old versions of PHP those proved to be a nuisance for the web developers as new versions of PHP are more advanced than the previous ones. When Magento 2 was released it has a feature which supported the latest versions of PHP which made it flexible for use. THE ADMIN PANEL IS IMPROVISED The Magento 2 has a customized admin panel. With this the businessmen are able to access all the necessary information quickly as per the preferences. Also Magento 1 admin interface was extremely odd. The user interface of Magento 1 was unfriendly compared to that of Magento 2. The admin panel of Magento 2 is a upgraded version for all the ecommerce businesses those are hosted on Magento. MOBILE FRIENDLY Nowadays the ecommerce platforms has mobile as its supporting pillars. If any ecommerce website is not mobile friendly people tend to lose lots of customers. Keeping this in mind Magento 2 was released and has a layout which was highly responsive as well as touches friendly by default. ​ supportmageants.com

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In order to make Magento 1 platform responsive it should be modified and enhanced which Magento 2 offered by default and does not match Magento 1. HAS NATIVE FEATURES When Magento 1 was released some plugins were yet to be developed those could be installed for offering multiple functionalities. In this case the developers had to lots of work in setting up the web shop with all the necessary functionalities. In case of Magento 2 the platform was designed with wide array of the in-built native features those offer lots of functionality to the web shop without the need adding the plugins. Presently the Magento 2 platform don’t have same number of third party plugins as the Magento 1 has as it is just launched in the past 2 years. Magento 2 has high level functionalities when compared to the functionalities of Magento 1. THERE ARE NO EXTENSION CONFLICTS Whenever designing any web shop there are lots of extensions used. All the extensions work well until the fields do not overlap. But there comes a problem when the same function is written again by the multiple extensions. In few cases Magento 1 resolves the problems manually and it takes lots of time to determine the conflict and steps to fix it. Hence it is most important that conflicting extensions are completely functional and for saving time and hard work Magento 2 have come up with the plug ins to reduce all the conflicts between the extensions that change same class or method behavior. With this lots of time in coding manually is saved. ​ supportmageants.com

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IMPROVED PERFORMANCE The time required to load Magento 2 is more speedy than standard time which is of 2 to 3 seconds approximately. The product page category page and home page takes less than 1.5 seconds to load without making use of front end caching. MORE FRIENDLY SEARCH ENGINE FRIENDLY The front end design of Magento 2 is responsive and hence it is easy to browse. UPDATE THE EXTENSIONS INVESTING LESS MONEY Whenever compared with the Magento 1 versions the installation of all the new modules has become cheaper and simpler. Installing Magento 1.x extensions requires more time for all the professional developers. This process has become simpler as the functionality of the front end development can be modified easily with CSS3 require.js and HTML5. SIMPLE NAVIGATION The admin navigation is modernized and simplified in Magento2 even the users having less experience helps in managing the online stores in an efficient way. The interface of Magento 1 is complicated for many Magento 1 store owners. EASY PRODUCT UPLOAD Creation of new products is simple and the new system guides you over the simple process in a step wise manner. The other innovation makes it possible for uploading the product videos apart from the product photos. ​ supportmageants.com

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CUSTOMIZATION IN EFFICIENT MANNER The basic requirement for ecommerce store is personal experience of the customers. The cross sell or the up sell offers any personal payment methods or providing coupons depending on prior experience is available to all merchants with Magento 2. By checking the on-site behavior people can conclude what content their customers should look along with different offers and discounts to be given. COMPATIBLE WITH THE PLATFORM The various advanced technologies like HTML 5 MySql and CSS3 are supported by Magento 2. WHAT HARDWARE IS REQUIRED Sometimes people might find it difficult to comment that Magento 2 is good than its older versions as various performance tests produce varied results. The need of hardware is less to ensure its performance level. It also has a positive effect on all the costs and lessens the problems. TESTING EFFICIENTLY Regression testing is a daunting task. Regression testing is carried out in Magento 1. This helps to locate the bugs although it is not an easy task. It also minimizes the risk of when you work with complex systems having lots of customized extensions features and modules and the online store has maximum traffic. Hence testing is importance and testing has become easier in Magento 2. One must check for the new modules and features whether they conflict with the existing system. It is a simple process and the testing ​ supportmageants.com

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framework help to run all the automated tests on all the Magento sites without considering the size. INTEGRATION IS SIMPLER Magento has another useful feature of ecommerce platform i.e. its ability to integrate various systems i.e. inventory management CRM and ERP. When integration fails to run smoothly it becomes difficult to locate the messages which were lost during communication between other systems and Magento. The Magento 2 Enterprise Edition addresses the particular problem with built-in frameworks those monitor communication between other systems and Magento. The framework is called as RabbitMQ. The other half name refer to primary function that store the messages those are not sent and then forwards the same to all the relevant systems. Beyond the overall functionality enhancements in Magento 2 it has some major improvements those are mentioned below: ● On the technological level ● In the modularity of front end and back end ● Performance wise UPDATE THE EXTENSIONS INVESTING LESS MONEY Whenever compared with the Magento 1 versions the installation of all the new modules has become cheaper and simpler. Installing Magento 1.x extensions requires more time for all the professional developers. This process has become simpler as the functionality of the front end development can be modified easily with CSS3 require.js and HTML5. On the whole Magento aims in consolidating Magento 2 and expanding the functionality thereby making it attractive for big companies. The ​ supportmageants.com

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development team of Magento 2 after every three months adds new features which apply to both the enterprise editions and Magento Community. SUMMARY: Looking at the above comparisons between Magento 1 and Magento 2 Magento 2 has more worth. The only weak point is that when upgrading from version 1 to version 2 it takes lots of time and is not a one click process similar to WordPress. The core structure of Magento 1 and Magento 2 varies. Hence it is not possible to simply migrate without hiring the magento web development services. People still go via all the troubles to move to Magento 2 which is effort and time worthy. Read full article here ​Magento 1 Vs Magento 2 - Difference Between Magento 1 and Magento 2 ​ supportmageants.com

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