Did you get the news… Magento 1 has ended!
What’s your next plan now?
As of the announcement made by Magento in September 2018, it is no longer supporting Magento 1. x release Post-June 2020. It’s not that sites running on Magento 1 have stopped working, instead, they have become vulnerable due to no updates. So, to avoid any incident of data breaches you should consider transmuting it to another platform.
What’s the problem with Magento 1?
The second quarter of 2020, shows that thousands of online store owners are still using Magento 1 to run their stores. Now, the support has been taken down and no more updates are going to occur in the future that will lead to security issues. No doubt it is a strong online platform builder but a vulnerable website causes more harm when exploited.
So, what are the other options you have left that'll provide your users with a far better shopping experience?
Magento 1 Better Alternatives
With the end of Magento 1, you have left with two options — First, upgrade Magento 1 to Magento 2. This may seem harder but an efficient and long-term solution.
If you are not confident about Magento 2 or lack a technical professional for migration, then you can stay with the previous one. For that, upgrade your site security by choosing another hosting platform. A third party like Cloudways or Magespark can help your site to remain stable and optimize its performance.
Whatever option you choose but Magento 2 is a much better option. Yes, being a Magento developer we are a little biased towards Magento 2 as it brings new extensive features, designs, and a better user interface.