What is New In Magento 2.4.4

What is New In Magento 2.4.4

Adobe has finally released the latest Magento 2.4.4 version. The latest released version has come with performance enhancement and upgraded functionalities. This version includes almost 250 quality fixes and enhancements. Adobe officially released it on 12th April. The developers and store owners can now download the latest Magento 2.4.4 version. In this article, we will go through the major updates and changes in the latest magento2 version released.

All the issues encountered previously have been resolved in this release. As you all know, Magento is quite a recognizable eCommerce platform which have around a 4% market share in the world. So let’s have a quick look at what is new in Magento 2.4.4.

Magento Open Source 2.4.4 Release: Key Highlights

  • PHP 8.1 supported

  • OpenSearch 1.2 supported

  • 250 quality fixes and enhancements

  • Elasticsearch 7.16 supported

  • TinyMCE 5.8.1 supported

  • All the Vendor-bundled extensions have been removed except Braintree.

  • GraphQL enhancements and performance improvements.

  • PWA Studio v.12.3.0 supported

Security Enhancements

  • This release includes one security fix and platform security improvements.

  • IP allows listing

  • two-factor authentication

  • use of a VPN

  • use of unique location

  • good password hygiene

Additional Security Enhancements

  • Session IDs will not be sorted in the database.

  • OAuth access tokens and password reset tokens are now encrypted when sorted in the database.

  • reCAPTCHA support to coupon codes has been added.

  • Integration tokens can no longer be used for API broker token authentication.

  • HTTP is now enabled by default for the Magento open source storefront.

  • Swagger is now disabled by default when Magento open source is in production mode.

Platform Enhancements

  • The latest version provides support for Elasticsearch 7.16 and OpenSearch 1.2.

  • The JQuery library has been upgraded to version 3.6. The jquery-ui library has been upgraded to version 1.13.0.

  • TinyMCE 5.8.1 is now supported.

  • The requireJS library has been upgraded to the latest version.

  • PHPUnit has been upgraded to the latest version.


The newly released version includes these GraphQL enhancements

  • The performance of GraphQL cart operations has been improved.

  • New storefront-related Admin configuration setting.

  • The core GraphQL library has been updated.

  • Translation issues have been fixed.

Vendor-Bundled Extensions

  • All vendor-bundled extensions have been removed except Braintree from the new in Magento 2.4.4 codebase. The merchants can now migrate to the official extensions which are now available below:

  • Amazon Pay

  • dotdigital

  • Klarna

  • Vertex

  • YotPo

PayPal Payments Enhancements

  • The Venmo payment option is now supported.

  • In this release, Pay Later has been added as an option for shoppers based on the shopper’s location.

  • Now merchants can now set the shopper country when testing the shopper experience in their country of choice.

  • In the latest release, (new in Magento 2.4.4) messaging on the checkout page now displays accurate messaging on how much and in how many increments shoppers will be expected to pay when using Pay Later.

Accessibility Updates

This release brings enhanced conformance to standard accessibility guidelines. It includes improved tooltips, accessible naming and tagging of screen elements, and redesigned icons and buttons.

Fixed Issues New In Magento 2.4.4

Hundreds of issues are fixed in Magento Open Source 2.4.4. A few of these issues are mentioned below;

  • Installation, Upgrade, Deployment
  • Magento Open Source now logs static content deployment errors in build log files.

  • Now, data patches can no longer ignore a table’s unique constraints and insert duplicate values.

  • One can now successfully upgrade from Magento Open Source 2.4.2 deployment with Klarna to Magento Open Source 2.4.43.

  • Accessibility

  • Now accessibility errors with navigation on the cart and checkout pages have been resolved.

  • In this version, screen readers can read all relevant elements of product pages.

  • Contrast has been improved for image delete and move icon buttons.

  • The magnifying glass icon has been assigned an accessible name and textual alternative.

  • Now you can access the rich text editor toolbar using the Tab key.

  • Edit links in the table have been given unique, meaningful link text.

  • Buttons throughout the storefront now have unique, descriptive accessible names.

  • Textual alternatives have been added to the pencil icon.

  • Now, the product page New View text input field has an accessible name.

  • General Fixes

  • In the latest release, Magento Open Source copies all product fields

  • after a second failed login attempt, Shoppers are now redirected back to the login page as expected.

  • Password reset token validity has been extended.

  • Permissions that are assigned to the new integration are respected in the new release.

  • Magento Open Source now copies all product fields according to their defined scope when duplicating a product.

  • Broken pipe error no longer occurs in this version.

  • It no longer applies data rebounding to a discount when the product price is 0.

  • Administrators can now retry operations that have been running over the maximum response time.

  • Multiple issues with javascript have been resolved.

  • S3 compatible storage is now supported.

Magento 2.4.4 – Official Release Notes

Developers and store owners can now easily download the release notes from the official website. The link to download the release notes is provided below.

Magento 2.4.4 Release Notes (Open Source)

Magento 2.4.4 Release Notes (Commerce)

Store owners must upgrade to this new version available to avoid security issues and get the new features. if you are struggling with upgrading your store please do connect with us.