The Wait is Over: Magento 1.4 Finally Released
March 01, 2010
It would be an understatement to say that web developers worldwide have been eagerly waiting for the release of Magento’s new 1.4 version. The new version has made considerable improvements to the Magento site structure and benefits. Let us summarize the best features of Magento 1.4 for you!
Product Reminder System
You can easily get notified every time a product is back in your stock. This way, the owner can stay on track of their products and inventory. More importantly, the new system also has a price change reminder system. These two reminders can be offered to your customers as well. Therefore, they are more like to return to your store if their favorite products are back in stock or offered at a lower price than before.
Should I Upgrade to Magento 1.4?
Well! That’s a difficult question. There are two things to consider.
- If any of the new features offered in Magento 1.4 are required by your store to perform better or increase your income manifold, you may consider upgrading to the new version.
- However, the newer version still has many features in the beta testing mode. Therefore, you may experience some issues, and your stable site may require other updates as well.
Thus, if you do not require any major changes to your system through the new updates, it is better to stick to the current Magento version.
Should I Prefer Magento 1.4 over WooCommerce?
Developing a store over WooCommerce is a completely different experience than Magento. For starters, with WordPress, you are developing a website instead of a store only. The store is a part of your website, which can have other features like a blog, a proper contact page, and about us. On the other hand, Magento is more suited to developing a store only. Thus, it comes down to the user preference on the type of site they wish to create.
Additionally, the payment systems offered by both are different as well. Finally, SEO is much easier with WordPress compared to Magento. Try checking out our blogs on WordPress as well before making the final decision. Whatever decision you make: we are there to help you out.
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