Magento 2.4.3 has arrived! Everything you Need to Know

11 Aug 2021
Albert Wood
Albert Wood
Magento 2.4.3 has arrived! Everything you Need to Know

Magento merchants out there, get ready to revamp your store with the latest Magento 2.4.3 launched by Magento, the Adobe company on August 10, 2021.

Magento Open Source 2.4.3 includes performance and security enhancements with significant platform improvements like reCAPTCHA coverage expansion and inclusion of built-in rate limiting. The latest Magento version offers 370+ new fixes to the core code, solutions to 290 GitHub issues, and 33 security enhancements.

The New Composer Plugin in Magento 2.4.3

As issues with the Composer dependencies are very common to happen, Magento 2.4.3 comes with an all-new verification routine via the latest Composer plugin. The plugin will perform the integrity checks at the time of Composer installations.

Adobe has also integrated the plugin into the Extension Quality Program to avoid EQP failure; no exception might get generated via the composer plugin conditions.

Highlights of the Release

33 security enhancements to help overcome Remote Code Execution (RCE) and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities.

ReCAPTCHA coverage is extended in Magento 2.4.3 to include Web APIs covering corresponding HTML pages through ReCAPTCHA. It not only protects endpoints from spam attacks but also adds an anti-brute force mechanism for protection from carding attacks.

Infrastructure Improvements

  • Enhancements in the framework quality and following functional areas:
  • CMS, OMS, Customer Account, Catalog, Import/Export, B2B, Promotions and Targeting, Cart and Checkout, Staging and Preview.
  • PayPal Pay Later is now supported in deployments including PayPal.

Platform Enhancements

The following are platform upgrades in Magento 2.4.3

  • Upgraded Core Composer dependencies and third-party libraries to offer more compatibility with PHP 8.x.
  • KnockoutJS library upgraded to v3.5.1 (the latest version).
  • Magento 2.4.3 is tested and confirms compatibility with Redis 6.0.12.
  • Laminas library dependencies enhanced to PHP 8.x-compatible versions.

Vendor Developed Extensions

Updates and changes in the following:

Amazon Pay, Braintree, Klarna, Vertex Cloud, dotdigital Engagement Cloud, and Yotpo Product Reviews.

Upgrade your Magento store to the latest Magento 2.4.3 and leverage new Adobe features to not only improve customer experience but also increase sales. ioVista has a dedicated team of certified Magento developers, contact us today for platform Migration or eCommerce store maintenance and support.

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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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