Official support for Magento 2.3 ended on 8th September 2022. What does this mean for Magento eCommerce businesses and what should you expect? Here’s a brief summary of everything you need to know.
Even though Magento 2.4 was released in July 2020, many stores are still running on various Magento 2.3 releases. It’s these stores that will feel the impact of the changes as end of software support will affect both quality and security fixes.
No Future Upgrades
There will be no future upgrades to Magento 2.3. This includes security patches, quality updates, bug fixes and any adjustments to PCI compliance. Losing these upgrades could end up being harmful to the eCommerce store, negatively impacting conversion rates and putting your customer’s data at risk.
No Official Support
Support tickets for unsupported Magento versions will no longer be recognised. Online store owners who don’t upgrade their Magento version will have to rely on their own teams to resolve any technical issues as support from the official team will no longer be available. Moreover, lack of tech updates will require more maintenance over time, increasing the cost of running your eCommerce store.
Limits to Magento Marketplace Extensions
Extensions that are only compatible with older Magento versions will eventually be removed from the store. This could cause multiple issues to your eCommerce website, restricting the ability to effectively manage your store.
Removal Of Official Documentation
Magento 2.3 developer documentation will be deleted from their website. Magento developers will no longer be able to use these documents to implement new features to the eCommerce shop or to resolve serious issues that might impact your store.
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