Finally at the end of the year, the wait for Magento 2.3 ends too. Yes Magento lovers! We are talking about the brand new version of Magento- Magento 2.3 being made public recently and with that come a whole new bucket-load of new features and lot of promise.

The latest addition in the Magento line-up shows a lot of promise, especially with respect to a whole new lot of performance abilities and filler of the gaps that previous versions failed at. So to answer all your queries relative to the performance, security, innovation, features here is a complete informational blog dedicated to things that you should know about Magento 2.3 release if you are looking forward to get ecommerce development services.

So to get started with, as we all know Magento eCommerce development just eventually gets faster, better at developing all the elementary new features needed for ecommerce website development services. And while checking out the Magento 2.3 version, we must say it doesn’t disappoint you at all.

With this release you can certainly hope for powerful pocket-full of functional fixes, performance enhancements and a great lot of security updates. So without any more ado let’s start out our investigation right away.

1. Performance Gradient

Magento 2.3 is all set with the added features and functionality that not only increase the performance level but also helps in reducing the load on the server. One of the best ways to treat us all in the festive month, it is just amazing to see it delivering resources to work faster than ever before.

• Now it supports the latest version of PHP 7.2 which is a good thing because it means a lot more security, better performance, and a lot of new development features. So it would be amazing to see how developers will use them to ensue innovation in ecommerce development services.

• A treat to all Magento 2 owners, as this optimum new version, sports a latest encryption and decryption system that is now handled by the sodium library. Magento 2.3 has a removed PHP encryption module ‘mcrypt’ and migrates to Libsodium for password hashing.

• GraphQL is introduced in Magento 2.3 as an alternative API in addition to the already presnt REST and SOAP web APIs used in developing front-end in website development services. GraphQL the query language is just going to bring more saturation into the data with fewer API request and is sure to change the landscape for not only front-end by for storefronts and PWA’s.

• Breaking the tradition, Magento 2.3 offsets the waiting period of the response to the request made on the client side by reducing the time significantly. Usually the period between the request and response time is all too long but as Magento 2.3 uses the Asynchronous API’s the processing period becomes faster and better.

Moreover it sports a separate status reporting API in it which ensures the checking of each status by request ID. And the great thing about this feature is now you get to enjoy this functionality in Magento Commerce 2.3 and Magento Open Source.

• Another surprise for all Magento lovers, now you get to enjoy the Message Queue feature in Magento 2.3 too. With this it allows you to enable asynchronous communication between the systems and thus the messages or the tasks are published into a queue.

It also means the sender does not need to make any immediate response to ongoing processing. Thus it helps in enhancing the performance of the Magento store while reducing the strain on the application band.

• Last but the best one of all the Declarative Database Schema that helps in the saving of lot of time, energy and resource for any developer. If you hire magento developer this feature is something you must discuss about thoroughly as it frees them of the workload to create the database scripts and making changes in the tables. Other than that they can now create, delete and update tables directly by using the XML script.

2. Security Gradient

A lot of great security features are added in the Magento 2.3 version and some of the must-know facts of them are:

Ecommerce development services were never safer before. With Magento 2.3 store owners can stay ensured that no malicious threat would try to break into their panel as Magento 2.3 has the two factor authentication features in it.

With this additional attempt Magento 2.3 goes an extra mile in leveraging the security and won’t allow anyone to log in until the attempt is verified through Phone call, access token, one touch, SMS. Thus Google Authenticator, Duo Security, U2F devices, Authy are some of the major security support services in Magento 2.3

• Also this latest version now sports a Google reCAPTCHA which allows you to ensure the users are human only. With this free service you get to filter and restrict spambots from flooding into the Magento store and protect various features of your ecommerce app and website. Now login, register, contact forms are much secure.

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• Also with the latest update of Magento 2 you get a brand new cache management system which provides you a fine-grained control over the admin side features and functionality. With this you get to choose between the limits of view, cache management and prevent any accidental changes from affecting the performance of the magento store.


Apart from these features some of the other goodies with which the Magento 2.3 is treating us at the end of the year are :

• Upgraded Multi-store inventory system, providing users the ability to manage multiple stores directly from the admin panel.

• Adding of PWA studio into the Magento 2.3 allowing you take advantages of modern technology features to bring native mobile application like experience on web apps.

• A lot of visual customization.

• Elastic search support that empowers your website search capabilities.

Undoubtedly, we are sure you are highly surprised with the latest update and definitely it doesn’t disappoint you with so many features and functionalities to enjoy.

Author's Bio: 

Tarun Nagar is the Founder & CEO of Dev Technosys, a global ranking custom software Development Company. With 10+ years of experience of enabling then Startups which are now global leaders with creative solutions, he is differentiated by out-of-the-box IT solutions throughout the domain. He is known for his visionary qualities and adaptability for technology and trends, passionate as he is he is in every aspect dedicated to making IT simple, accessible and approachable for business enterprises.