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The latest version Magento 2.4.4 was released for the public on April 12, 2022. The release comes with some major updates and includes around 250 small and big enhancements and fixes.
Some of the major takes from the release are:
Support for PHP 8.1
Magento 2.4.4 now offers support for PHP 8.1 which means it has upgraded its support from PHP 7.3 version. Moreover, to match with the functions on PHP 8.1, majority of the dependencies and libraries have been updated too.
PHP 8.1 update brings a number of new features to the language and that includes Enums, Fibers, Readonly properties, Intersection types, and First-class callable syntax.
With this new version, the support for PHP 7.3 has been removed.
Magento 2.4.4 version upgrade includes some of the major security enhancements like default secure URLs for admin and storefront. Now database has encryption of password reset tokens and OAuth access tokens. Moreover, now Magento database no longer stores session IDs.
The Magento 2.4.4 version will have upgraded Adobe Composer dependencies. Additionally, the PHPUnit will be upgraded to the version 9.5.x. It will have an upgraded JS library and will offer support for TinyMCE 5 too.
For storeconfig queries, the latest version comes with better storage performance configuration. When it comes to B2B eCommerce operations, here you will get a full range of negotiable quote tasks. Here improvements have also been made in terms of core library, request caching, and language translation.
The latest Magento version offers order validation processes and improvements in cart operations. It will include the OpenSearch 1.1 and the latest ElasticSearch version.
PayPal payment enhancements
The latest version fixes the display of error with PayPal Express during the checkout process.
These extensions have been removed with the codebase of Adobe Commerce, but with an exception of Braintree.
Cart and checkout update
The issue with minimum advertised price-link will be solved with Magento 2.4.4. The new update will offer a proper process for free shipping threshold. The version also offers support for checkout option to guest shoppers.
The latest Magento version offers improvement in terms of Insert/Edit pop-up windows and Insert/Edit image. Issues like Text Editor for banner have been fixed here.
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