Magento 2 is faster, less resource-hungry, and better optimized for high loads. Also, it offers many performance features that in the first version were only available through customizations and extensions. Here are some of the coolest new features that make Magento 2 a must have upgrade for businesses:
1) Open and flexible architecture – powered by entirely new, next-generation architecture, it provides flexibility to bring your vision of commerce to life.
2) Enhanced business agility and productivity – Magento 2 empowers its merchants by providing a more efficient experience that facilitates growth.
3) Engaging shopping experiences – Engagement is central to a seamless and personal customer experience on any device.
4) Lighting fast performance – Over 50% of faster page load speed across checkout pages and catalog, resulting in improved rates of the conversion.
5) Easier upgrades and maintenance – A modern and modular architecture empowers functionality provided by Magento 2.
6) Secure Payments – Magento 2 offers built-in integration with payment gateways like PayPal.
7) Intuitive Backup – A powerful system allowing the site to easily be put in maintenance mode, backup files and media, and restore a previous image.
8) Upgrading core files and its modules – Introduction to PHP based dimensions management using composer, which ensures that all its components maintain its expected versions.
9) Scalability – Catalog, sales, shipping, payment, and check out can be optimized for stability, security, and performance.
10) Testing the framework – Magento 2 provides its own testing framework which serves to reduce bugs while making testing easier.