Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 Release: Faster, Better, More Scalable

13 Apr 2022
Albert Wood
Albert Wood
Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 Release: Faster, Better, More Scalable

Adobe released the latest version 2.4.4 of Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source on April 12, 2022 with many significant feature inclusions, upgrades, and security enhancements.

Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 and Magento 2.4.4 release includes around 250 quality fixes and enhancements. The new release introduces support for PHP 8.1 with all project libraries and dependencies updated for PHP 8.1 compatibility. The core composer dependencies and third-party libraries are also upgraded to be compatible with PHP 8.1. Both Magento Open Source and Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 provide support for OpenSearch 1.2.

Hotfixes included in the 2.4.4 release

This release includes the resolution of all issues addressed by the Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source 2.4.3, 2.4.3-p1, and 2.3.7-p2:

  • The MDVA-43395_EE_2.4.3-p1_COMPOSER_v1.patch and MDVA-43443_EE_2.4.3-p1_COMPOSER_v1.patch vulnerability has been resolved in the new release.
  • AC-384_Fix_Incompatible_PHP_Method__2.4.3_ce.patch. which addresses a fatal PHP error occurred during upgrade.

Adobe Commerce and Magento 2.4.4 Highlights

Security Enhancements

The 2.4.4 release includes a security fix and platform security improvements backported to 2.4.3-p2 and 2.3.7-p3.

  • HTTPS is now enabled by default for the storefront.
  • Integration tokens can no longer be used for API Bearer token authentication.
  • Added reCAPTCHA support to coupon codes.
  • Validation strengthened to prevent the upload of non alpha-numeric file extensions.
  • Swagger is now disabled by default in production mode.

Platform Enhancements

Adobe Commerce and Magento 2.4.4 now support PHP 8.1 with all project libraries and dependencies updated for compatibility with PHP 8.1. Additional enhancements include:

  • Support for Elasticsearch 7.16 and OpenSearch 1.2
  • The JQuery library upgraded to version 3.6.
  • PHPUnit upgraded to the latest version (9.5.x)
  • jQuery UI upgraded to the latest version (v1.13.0)


PayPal Payment enhancements

  • Venmo payment option
  • Pay Later added as an option for shoppers based on the shopper’s location, not the merchant’s.
  • Merchants can now set the shopper country
  • Messaging on the checkout page now displays accurate messaging


Other Highlights

  • Updated core GraphQL library
  • Fixed translation issues in GraphQL with multi-site and multi-language stores.


Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 Highlights

  • PWA Studio12.3.0 is compatible with Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 and includes support for reCaptcha, Page Builder content optimization, and personalized content.
  • Adobe Commerce coding standard Updated
  • Magento B2B – Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 – time required to upgrade from 2.3.x to 2.4.x substantially reduced; PayPal PayFlow Pro now works as expected with B2B negotiable quote; Quick Order search by SKU is now case-insensitive.

Read all the other features and upgrades here in Adobe Commerce 2.4.4 release note and Magento Open Source 2.4.4 release note.

ioVista is an Adobe Solutions partner with an expert team of Adobe certified developers. Feel free to connect with our team to learn more about the release and update your store to the latest 2.4.4.

Albert Wood
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Albert Wood is an accomplished eCommerce Business Analyst. As a technology futurist and sales motivator at ioVista, Albert is dedicated to transforming struggling eCommerce businesses into thriving enterprises. With a keen focus on client’s business processes, user experience (UX), and leveraging the power of digital marketing, he helps businesses optimize their online presence and drive sustainable growth. Albert’s passion is for virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), and mixed reality (MR), immersing himself in unforgettable experiences and exploring the limitless possibilities they offer. His enthusiasm for these emerging technologies fuels his drive to push the boundaries of innovation in eCommerce.

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