Magento is the most popular platform for e-commerce website development and there’s no doubt in it. eCommerce website development companies and software developers all around the world are using the Magento framework to build interactive e-commerce websites for retailers or marketplace.
With the increasing numbers of e-commerce websites, Magento time to time provides an update with new features and security fixes. In the same month of 2018, Magento has launched Magento 2.3 with new tools that pack a plethora of new features and many significant improvements. Magento 2.3 is empowering merchants to grow their businesses, while e-commerce website developers taking benefits of it to build websites faster and more easily.
Magento 2.3.3 Is Here- All You Need To Know About
- Progressive Web App (PWA)
- GraphQL language
- DB Schema
- Asynchronous and Bulk Web API
- Elasticsearch Updates (Magento 2.3 Open Source)
- PHP 7.2
- Multi-Source Inventory (MSI)
- WYSIWYG Upgrade
- Page Builder
- Cache-Management ACL
- Google reCAPTCHA and Two Factor Authentication
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Magento 2.3.2 is also the most popular version of Magento that was launched on 25 June 2019 with updated features. Magento 2.3.2 focuses on performance and security features and improving the framework quality of different modules including Catalog, Checkout, Sales, UrlRewrite, Customers and UI.
So, what was new in Magento 2.3.2?
- 130+ Product Quality Improvements
- 75+ Security Enhancements
- 356 Closed Issues
- Braintree Payment method integration with checkout
- Bluefoot Data Migration Tool (Only for Magento Commerce)
- Storefront Accessibility Improvements
- Google Chart API updated to Image Charts
The latest version of Magento Commerce and Magento Open Source was officially released on October 8th and it is now available to use. This version has widely spread among the Magento community and Magento developers and has been in news since its launch.
This latest version comes loaded with various advanced features and new payment methods to both editions Commerce and Open Source editions. The newly launched version of Magento 2.3 has more than 170 functional fixes to the core platform and 75 enhancements in the security. In addition to this, the latest edition also provides support for PHP 7.3.x in additional to PHP 7.2.x.
Let’s take a look at Magento 2.3.3 new features & updates
The following are the noticeable security enhancements to make it more secure-
- Core payment modes to comply with PSD2
- 75 security issues fixes
- Enhancement of platform-security to boost XSS (cross-site scripting) protection against future exploits.
Core Platform Upgrades
These upgrades focus on boosting platform security and supporting to comply with PCI:
- The latest version supports PHP 7.3.x and PHP 7.2.x
- Magento 2.3.3 supports Varnish 6.2.0
- Upgrade Zend Framework 2 components to the Active/LTS versions
Store admin now can turn off automatic URL rewrite generation. Earlier this was the default feature.
Enhanced the page speed by moving non-critical CSS elements to the bottom of the page. Now you would be able to change the default setting and enable it using simple steps- Stores > Configuration > Advanced > Developer > CSS Settings > Use CSS critical path.
The release of 2.3.3 has also come with the improved quality of the framework and the following modules- Catalog, Sales, One Page Checkout, UrlRewrite, and UI. The WYSIWYG editor is upgraded to TinyMCE v. 4.9.5
Improvements in Merchant Tool
To improve the admin User Interface and product design, Magento has introduced the tracking of users and events on the admin board. After upgrading to Magento 2.3.3, the administrative user will be promoted to allow admin usage data collection.
Improvements in Inventory Management
Improvements in Inventory management includes many bug fixes. See the release note here.
Introducing the expanded GraphQL components that will enhance the customer’s experience than before. Magento 2.3.3 enhanced coverage for PayPal integrations, gift cards, and store credits.
Introduced all-new hooks in Peregrine in PWA Studio 4.0.0. Read PWA studio release for more details.
Google Shopping Ads Channel
This is one of the best updates brought to you to meet the new marketing trends. The Google Shopping Ads Channel Marketplace extension is now available as a bundled extension.
Magento has introduced new shipping methods over the existing Temando (Magento shipping technology partner) which may stop to create a new Magento shipping account. Magento 2.3.3 features new shipping as follow-
- Changes in batch-order processing, carrier integration, shipping methods preview and checkout.
- Support for bundled products and pre-packaged options.
Vendor-developed extension enhancements
The new version of Magento includes various new extensions developed by third-party vendors. It introduces a new vendor-supplied extension–Yotpo.
- Amazon Pay
How to download and install Magento 2.3.3
To download Magento Open Source 2.3.3, you can visit here. Select a format you want, and then click on the Download button.
To download Magento Commerce 2.3.3, you can visit here.
You can install Magento Open Source 2.3.3 using Composer.