September 09, 2022


Magento open source 2.4.5 Release- All you need to know

Magento is a leading platform for eCommerce website development that Adobe acquired in August 2018. Adobe released Magento 2.4.5 beta version on July 26, but from August 9, it is ready to use for everyone.

The open source version of Magento 2.4.5 includes more than 290 quality updates and improvements over Magento 2.3, the previous version of Adobe. Meanwhile, the original version is enhanced with 400 quality fixes.

Magento 2.4 latest version has improved platform performance and accessibility with options like GraphQL caching and increased payment methods.

Magneto 2.4.5 release notes

Here are the top features of the Magento 2.4.5 release that can help you build a scalable store with smoother user interaction and some additional key features:

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is valuable for optimising an online platform and developing strategies. Magento 2.4.5 has this feature to improve search engine optimization and easy integration with Google services.


Developers can use GraphQL schema for improving loading time and launch session cookies with the help of class proxies. This update also helps remove HTTP header processors ideal for eCommerce stores.

Security Upgrade

Recent development in Magento is rolled out with 20 security fixes as a measure of security. The improvement includes:

  • An upgraded malicious code filter.
  • Inventory template.
  • reCAPTCHA feature at forms and accounts.

Additional Platform enhancements

With this update, Magneto now has the latest TinyMCE version with jQueryUI. The DHL integration scheme version is also updated from v6.0 to v6.2. Adobe withdrew the features like view, session, and view dependencies of the laminas framework.

Page building tools

Adobe's Magento 2.4.5 is compatible with page builder version v.1.7.2. Column resizing can be done from the storefront and supports wrapping triggered by the user's actions.

Payment options

The latest version of Magento is compatible with Apple Pay, eliminating the need for debit card and credit card details. It will improve the checkout process and payment methods. It also gave the options to preview the buttons for cards and pay later options for Paypal.

PWA studio

The PWA studio version v.12.5.x comes with the latest version of Magento. It has features like visitor data collection for web analytics. With this, users can deploy any selected service from Google Tag Manager.

Easy emailing

The latest version of Magento shows errors when a visitor enters an invalid email format while placing orders. System-issued emails are also easier to send with Magento 2.4.5.

Essential updates in Magento 2.4.5 release notes

With security, analytics, and payment upgrades, Adobe released Magento notes with other features that can improve a platform's visibility and user experience.

Here are some of the issues that are fixed, making the newer version of Magento better:

  • When a user tries to change the admin URL to a custom URL in open-source Magento, it changes without exception.
  • Adding a video on the Magento platform became easy with the help of YouTube URL parameters using page builder.
  • The cart option button in stores with Magento 2.4.5 provides information about the content and shows if it is collapsed or expanded when clicked.
  • Payment information credit card option images meet WCAG 2.0 standard ratio of 4.5:1 for 24 pixels or 19 pixels as per the need.
  • Signing out of Adobe stock is an easy process in this version.
  • The address search on the billing step of the checkout process shows zero DOM errors and is efficiently run.
  • If a shopper has a global account sharing, he does not need to log in when guest checkout is not enabled. Shipping methods are also available for guest shoppers during checkout.
  • Items added previously in the mini cart can also be seen if a session expires midway.
  • Magento 2.4.5 release notes indicated that it has fixed logo issues on storefront and billing pages.
  • Lengthy names of the products are also shown with word-wrapping methods.
  • This upgrade has improved the functioning of the email newsletter unsubscription.
  • It lets the admin translate the show password checkbox, and images on the store are displayed without lag.

Upgrade to the latest version of Magento

Every issue related to installation and deployment is fixed in Magento's open source latest version from Adobe. Get your Magento store upgraded and improve the security and overall performance of the digital store.

If you want to upgrade to the latest version of Magento, keep a backup of the older version. It helps in emergency cases when any platform is not compatible with the latest version.

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