Magento 1 End-of-Life – What are the Escape Gateways?

01 Mar 2019
Mike Patel
Mike Patel
Magento 1 End-of-Life – What are the Escape Gateways?

Magento Stores worldwide are in a dilemma as Magento will cease support for sites running on its 1.x platforms after June 2020. It means stores will not receive the security updates vital for keeping their sites safe. With just over a year for Magento 1 End-of-Life, it’s time to look at the options to secure your Ecommerce store.

Well, if you continue running your store on Magento 1, the risks attached to it are quite high. There would be vulnerabilities to your store with no security upgrades or new development. Your business will start to decay and you may lose the credibility and reputation gained over the years.

Migrating to another platform can be an option, however, it would the most time-consuming, complex and expensive of all the gateways you have. The best way you can come up with to cope with the Magento 1 end of support is to upgrade your store to Magento 2. The 2.x version of Magento will take your store to the next level with quite a few features such as lightning fast page speed, state-of-the-art performance, intuitive UI and others.

Whether you choose to migrate to another platform or upgrade to Magento 2, you must plan for it now as the transition may take a few months. Not only this but the Magento development companies would start getting busier and may charge you higher by the time you start thinking about it.

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Mike Patel
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Mike Patel is a digital marketing enthusiast, innovator and President of a leading Digital and E-commerce Development Agency in Dallas, Texas. Mike holds a BS, Computer Science degree from Wayne State University and is a key player in the E-commerce development and digital marketing industry since 2004. The scope of technology in his extensive experience of more than 15 years ranges from Magento, Shopify, BigCommerce SEO (Search Engine Optimization), PPC (Pay Per Click) management, E-commerce SEO, Google Shopping Ads and more.

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