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Magento 2 compared to Magento 1: Why upgrade?

13 December 2016

Magento 2 compared to Magento 1: Why upgrade?


Magento 2

Software updates have always been met with cynicism - and for a good reason. It often seems like you're paying a premium price for miniscule differences that you wouldn't even realise were there. Since the release of Magento 2, merchants have become conflicted on the idea of upgrading Magento 1 seems to tick all the boxes - after all, why mess with perfection?

However, there are a number of different viable reasons why it's worth your time stepping up to Magento 2.

Speed is a huge contributing factor, with M2 successfully eliminating the page loading delays, producing a 50% faster page loading with 38% faster checkout process. This alone can increase your chances of website retention and decrease cart abandonment due to sluggish loading or tardy checkout processes. As an online retailer, everything you ultimately do for your company revolves around

If the speed improvement alone isn't enough to convince you, below is an infographic outlining the other points which justifies a Magento 2 migration:

Infographic by – Fme Extensions

Although the Magento 2 changes may look small, it's these alterations that will make a vast improvement to the performance of your website to continue giving your customers a VIP shopping experience. Technology is changing every single day and it's important as a digital merchant that you keep up with the trends and updates to stay above your competition.

acidgreen is a multi-award winning e-commerce agency with specialised Magento 1 and Magento 2 staff ready to take on your biggest or smallest projects. Whether it's migrating, building from scratch or support, we have you covered. For more information about why Magento 2 is worth your time or our work please do not hesitate to contact us today.

Acidgreen is an award winning e-commerce agency  specialising in Magento and digital marketing with over 15 years of  industry experience. Our certified developers and digital marketers are highly qualified to create aesthetically pleasing Magento websites that generate the highest amount of conversions and provide the best ROI. Be sure to follow us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter, or give us a call to learn more about our services.

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