Magento Announces Important End-Of-Support Dates

Magento end of life

Magento Announces Important End-Of-Support Dates

If you are running a Magento store or planning to invest in one, don’t miss this announcement! 

Support for Magento 1 ends on June 2020

To entirely focus resources on the development and support of the Magento 2 platform, Magento has officially announced that Magento 1 will reach end-of-life on June 1, 2020. No quality fixes or security patches will be deployed for Magento Commerce (Enterprise Edition) or Magento Open Source (Community Edition) after this date.

When support ends, Magento 1 sites will become increasingly vulnerable to security threats and your site will receive no further features or innovations. It means that the security of your business would be at risk.

Support for Magento Commerce 2.2.x ends on December 31, 2019

Magento has released its last versions of Magento Commerce & Open Source – 2.3.3 and announced end-of-support for its older versions. It means that thousands of merchants will likely be stuck without access to new features and functionalities.

From November 30, 2019, PCI compliance for merchants using Magento Commerce 2.2.0-2.2.9 may be at risk too due to the end of support for PHP 7.1 and below. This can cause serious misplacement in credit card transactions. 

For more details regarding Magento releases and scheduled end-of-support dates, take a look at the following chart:

Source: Magento Software Lifecycle Policy

What do Magento merchants need to do?

For those who are running Magento stores, it is better to upgrade your site to the latest version as soon as possible to take advantage of new features and avoid security risks. If you are still struggling to find a trustworthy service, come to us and we will not let you down! All of the most common concerns and challenges that merchants have with the Magento 2.3 upgrade will be addressed thoroughly by our rich-experienced experts.

It’s the same for those who are planning to create a Magento store, it is best to build the website with the latest version. If you do not know where to start? Just tell us your idea, and we will bring it to your eyes with a realistic and cost-effective plan.

***Note: When purchasing Magento 2 extensions, users should pay attention to choose ones that support for 2.3.x version.

What will BSS do?

To keep up with the development trend and take the best care of customers, we pledge:

  • Provide extensions which are compatible with the latest version
  • Continue to support compatibility for Magento 2 versions: 2.0.x, 2.1.x, 2.2.x (apply for orders placed before December 31, 2019)
  • Continue to support compatibility for Magento 1 versions (apply for orders placed  before June 30, 2020)

Final words

The end-of-support dates for Magento 1 and Magento 2.2.x are fast approaching. If you don’t want to let your site behind, let’s plan to upgrade your site as soon as possible. If you have any questions about this article, don’t hesitate to contact us to get the answer.

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