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Magento 2 Upgrade & Support Services in Birmingham

Are you looking to upgrade or migrate your current magento 1 or 1.9 website to v2? Or looking to move from another platform to Magento 2?

Read on to see how Opace can help with your Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration project and offer ongoing development and support packages

Magento has been the eCommerce system of choice since 2008 and currently manages over 235,000 live websites. All software applications evolve and improve, which lead to the creation of the new version of this platform.

Magento 2 delivers many additional benefits over and above previous versions. Migration or upgrading to Magento 2 though is a significant undertaking and a project in its own right which requires expert support due to the vast differences introduced in the new version, it’s essentially a new platform. Businesses may be using older Magento versions including Magento 1, or perhaps even a different eCommerce platform. Whatever version or platform, working with a partner who can smoothly upgrade and migrate the everything to v2 will be essential.


While Magento 1 reached end of life in 2020, Magento 2 will be around for the foreseeable future. The latest v2 iteration of Magento is a powerful easy to use, mobile friendly enterprise scale eCommerce solution. Offering extensive customisation potential, high levels of security and speedy processing, this is a solution you can trust. This is why a Magento 2 migration is essential if you’ve not already undertaken this step.


Frequent upgrades

Upgrades are provided frequently through patches, these improve security, deliver functionality enhancements (e.g. speed) and align with best practices for enterprise scale eCommerce solutions


Smooth data migration

Migrate previous version’s data – categories, orders, products, orders, configuration settings, etc. This has been made easier by use of the official Migration Tool.


Access to new features

Migrate to Magento 2 and access many new additional features, not available in any other Magento versions. Features include faster processing, increased security, improved scalability, improved checkout and much more!


Migrate & upgrade extensions

This allows new Magento extensions to be available. Upgrades are available for most Magento extensions from previous versions, although rigorous testing is required prior to use.


Theme migrations

Mew standards mean that themes don’t automatically update in a Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration (or for other versions). The new themes architecture delivers many new benefits


Migrate custom code

Magento 1 to 2 Migration including custom code is simplified by the Magento Code Migration Toolkit. Some custom code automatically migrates, Opace supports upgrading custom code (where needed)

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