Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2



Support for Magento 1 stops at the end of June 2020. At that point, this version of the Magento platform will not receive new updates, which will quickly affect its security and performance. Now’s the time to protect your company's investment and transfer your e-commerce platform to Magento 2.

What does migrating to Magento 2 look like?

Migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is a complex process. That is why we take specific steps to ensure that it is carried out correctly:

Why upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2?

Magento 2 provides new and improved features for your e-commerce platform.

Better performance and scalability.

  • Optimizes platform speed, which translates into faster server response time for all site activities.
  • Improved background processes.
  • Increased database flexibility and scalability, with better handling of peak loads.

The highest security standards

  • Enhanced password encryption using SHA-256 hash algorithms.
  • Two-factor authentication logins (optional).
  • Dynamic backups.

Advanced reporting capabilities that provide real-time insight into key business areas, including:

  • The number of orders processed.
  • Additional fees, e.g. shipping costs.
  • User accounts.
  • Best-selling products.

Full mobile support:

  • Improved customer experience for mobile device users.


Discover the benefits of PWAs (Progressive Web Apps) and use the full potential of mobile solutions. e-point’s PWA Studio will adapt your Magento site to mobile requirements and solve the problem of building additional native apps.

Magento 2 Will take your e-commerce platform to a new level


Magento 1

Magento 2

  • Doesn’t support latest PHP version (affects everything below)
  • Supports latest PHP version (affects everything below)

Speed and performance
  • Standard performance and speed
  • Up to 39% more orders processed per hour
  • Up to 66% faster server responsiveness when adding an item to the cart
  • Up to 51% shorter check-out times.

  • Code conflicts when several extensions are added
  • Extensions allow the code to overlap the base code instead of replacing it
  • New technologies: HTML5, CSS3, Require.js, React in PWA Studio

  • Non-intuitive design
  • Interactive, clean design
  • More sales support tools

  • No duplicate content checking
  • No meta tag support
  • Canonical tag helps avoid duplicate content
  • Meta tags for individual pages supported

  • Numerous security gaps
  • Frequent updates
  • Enhanced password hash algorithms (SHA-256)

  • No customization for mobile users
  • Adapted for mobile users (RWD)
  • Includes PWA Studio, the official PWA from the creators of Magento


Why choose e-point for the migration process?

  • We work with you to plan the entire process, taking into account your business needs and any external conditions that may affect it.
  • We strongly emphasize maintaining business continuity and reducing risk during the migration process.
  • We have lots of experience integrating many data sources
  • We minimize complexity by combining all areas into one coherent, working project.