This week Magento launched Magento 2.1, the first new feature release on the Magento 2 platform, designed specifically to help businesses who use Magento 2 as their ecommerce platform of choice to increase sales and productivity online.

This new release features powerful and rich functionality to allow ecommerce stores to improve user experience, as well as the internal management of the website. Some of the exciting new capabilities available on the Magento Enterprise Edition 2.1 include:

  • Being able to easily stage, preview and schedule content and promotional updates
  • New PayPal enhacements which will streamline the checkout experience – a fact which in turn can lead to higher conversion rates and more profit
  • Simplified PCI compliance via Braintree Hosted Fields
  • Cutting edge site search technology with enhanced functionality, to improve your user experience and help your customers find faster exactly what they need
  • Improved admin search for increased management efficiency
  • The ability to deploy in the Magento Cloud

The new features available with the Magento Enterprise Edition 2.1 will allow businesses to manage their websites in a more efficient manner, as well as being able to step up their game when it comes to providing a secure and impeccable shopping experience online, which is a must if you want to remain ahead of the competition.

If you want to learn more about the benefits of Magento 2 and why you should upgrade your website to the latest release, contact Williams Commerce, Magento Silver Solutions Partner today.