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This page contains recent changes that we think you’d like to know about. We exclude from this list proofreading, spelling checks, and all minor updates.

2020

Description Versions Type Date
Added new topics and updated information for the In-store Delivery method provided by Inventory Management. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Removed content for Banners functionality, which was removed from Magento Commerce 2.4.0. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Updates to newsletter subscription management across single-site/store, multi-store, and multi-site setups. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added the Login as Customer topic and the Using Login as Customer topic. 2.4.0 New topic July 28
Updates the Google reCAPTCHA configuration and instructions with separate settings for the Admin and Storefront. 2.4.0 New topic July 28
Added the Approval Rules topic and the My Purchase Orders topic. 2.4.0 Major update, New topic July 28
Removed the Amazon Sales Channel 2.x/3.x section due to incompatibility with Magento 2.4.x. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added support for security.txt to help security researchers report potential security issues to site administrators. 2.4.0 New topic July 28
Updated information for the new Include Tax to Amount configuration option for free shipping minimum. Changes in many topics from “Shipping Methods” to “Delivery Methods” to accommodate new In Store Pickup feature in Inventory Management. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Removed content for Signifyd Fraud Protection. This integration is removed from 2.4.0. You can use the Signifyd Fraud & Chargeback Protection extension that is available on Magento Marketplace. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Removed content for Magento Shipping. This integration is removed from 2.4.0. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added that Two Factor Authentication (2FA) is now required to log in to the Admin and cannot be disabled. 2FA is implemented for WebAPI, and the “Trust this device” functionality removed. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Removed content for payment method integrations deprecated in 2.3.x, such as Authorize.Net Direct Post, Authorize.Net, CyberSource, eWAY, and Worldpay. These integrations are removed from 2.4.0. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Updates the dotdigital Data Mapping and Transactional Emails configuration. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Removed content for the Web Setup Wizard, including the Extension Manager, Module Manager, System Upgrade, and System Configuration topics. This UI functionality was removed in 2.4.0. All installation and updates, including modules and extensions, must be done by command line. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Updates Dashboard to support improved dynamic charts. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added information about the new Media Gallery, which helps merchants organize and manage their media files in the Magento Admin. 2.4.0 New topic July 28
Inventory Management now supports bundle products. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
All instances of Magento 2.4.0 must use Elasticsearch 7.6 as the catalog search engine. In previous releases, MySQL was the default catalog search engine, but it is no longer supported in this capacity. Configuring Catalog Search describes the configuration fields for Elasticsearch 7.6. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added the ‘Filter Orders’ section to My Orders. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Updates to Related Product Rule Priority and Configuring Related Products Rules to reflect changes to rotation modes that provide more control over the order of products displayed as related cross- and up-sales product. 2.4.0 Major update July 28
Added information about the Minimum Terms to Match Elasticsearch parameter. 2.4.0 Major update July 28