Magento 2.3.4 Update – All You Need To Know About [January 2020]

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Magento 2.3.4 Release Date

Ready to install the most recent Magento 2.3.4 version released on January 28, 2020? Read the Magento 2.3.4 Open Source Release Notes and Magento 2.3.4 Commerce Release Notes to Look at the features and functionalities offered by the latest Magento 2 variant

In accordance with Magento, the hottest Magento 2.3.4 offers significant platform upgrades, substantial security upgrades, and PSD2-compliant core payment methods and includes 220 functional fixes to the core merchandise and over 30 safety enhancements.

What’s New in Magento2.3.4

Let’s dive into what Magento 2 Upgrade Service has offered:

Important Security Enhancements:

  1. 30 security improvements having fixes to the cross-site scripting (XSS) and remote code execution (RCE) vulnerabilities
  2. Even though no confirmed attacks related to these issues are addressed but still, certain vulnerabilities could possibly exploit to access customer data or take over administrator sessions. Fixes to these probable vulnerabilities will be included in Magento 2.3.4 release
  3. Removed custom layout updates and deprecated design updates to eliminate the chance for Remote Code Execution (RCE)
  4. The customized layout text field on CMS Page Edit, Category Edit, and Product Edit pages are now converted to the selector to make a physical file that contains the design updates and selects it for the usage.
  5. Redesign of content template characteristics to allow just whitelisted variables to be added into the templates.
  6. This will no longer permit administrator-defined templates such as email, newsletters, and CMS content to add factors and directives that can directly call PHP works on items.

Platform Upgrades:

  1. Message queue framework enhancements
  2. Improved page caching and session storage
  3. Enhanced support for MariaDB 10.2
  4. Deprecation of the core integration of the Authorize.net payment method

Notice: As PHP 7.1 attained EOL (End of Life) on December 1, 2019, and Magento 2.3.4 hasn’t been tested with PHP 7.1, it’s suggested to upgrade deployment to a supported PHP variation.

Performance boosts

  1. Removal of non-cached requests to the host on catalog pages and refactored the client section invalidation mechanism and enhanced banner cache logic.
  2. Refactorization of PHTML files to better encourage parsing from the bundling mechanism which can now identify all dependencies on JavaScript.
  3. By including a new configuration setting beneath System Configuration > General > Reports > General Options, retailers can now disable Magento Reports completely or partially. Also, the statistics collection for the Reports module is disabled by default.

Infrastructure improvements

Magento 2.3.4 release includes 250 improvements to center quality that boosts the quality of the Framework and catalog, sales, PayPal, Elasticsearch, import, and CMS modules.

Merchant tool improvements

  1. Integration with Adobe Stock picture galleries enables merchants to add high-quality media resources to their site content without even leaving the Magento Admin. Merchants may use the searchable interface at the Magento Media Gallery to research, preview, license, and deploy stock images in the web site content.

Inventory Management Enhancements

  1. Closed a known performance issue involved with the shopping cart that caused higher than anticipated loads on the database server.
  2. Updated the Inventory Reservations CLI control to reduce the memory usage when discovering and compensating for lost bookings on large catalogs.
  3. Resolution of multiple high-quality issues related to credit memos, grouped products, origin, and inventory mass activities.

Watch Inventory Management release notes for more details on recent GraphQL bug fixes.

Improved GraphQL coverage for a hunt, layered navigation, cart functionality

  1. Merge of the Guest shopping carts with client carts
  2. A client can start an order on one apparatus and finish it on a different
  3. Layered navigation may use custom filters
  4. Allowed category search by ID, name, and/or URL key
  5. The ProductInterface supports fixed merchandise taxes (such as WEEE)
  6. The cart object was enhanced to include details regarding promotions and applied discounts in the line and cart amounts.

See Release notes for more features of recent GraphQL bug fixes.

Security only Patch:

Magento users can now install a security-only patch to safeguard Magento 2 stores against potential vulnerabilities found from the last significant release. This security-only patch 2.3.3.1 will only supply fixes for vulnerabilities rather than having the hundreds of operational fixes and enhancements that a full quarterly launch Magento 2.3.4 will have. Not to forget that this Security-only patch may include only security bug fixes, not the additional security improvements that are included in the complete patch.

Additional Release Information:

Although code for all the features and functionality is bundled with anti 2.3.4 release of this Magento core code, several of those projects (for instance, Page Builder, Inventory Management, along with Progressive Web Applications (PWA) Studio) are also released individually. Additionally, project-specific release information and bug fixes for these projects are recorded in separate documentation for each job.

Aside from the aforementioned improvements and enhancements, Magento 2.3.4 release includes fixes into the hundreds of problems from the core code.

Other Releases:

  • Magento Open Source 1.9.4.4
  • Magento SUPEE 11295

Until wait, be Magento 2.3.4 variant ready and start imagining attributes of upcoming Magento 2.3.5 release in April 2020.

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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