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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 insignificant updates.

2020

Description Versions Type Date
Updated the Page Builder Banner and Slider topics for the change to no longer allow links from both the Message Text and the Link option for Banners and Slides. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
Updates across Page Builder topics to reflect workspace changes for editing in full-screen mode only. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
Updated information in the Page Builder tutorials for changes in the Page Builder workspace UI. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
Updated information for product content and category content for Page Builder preview support. Updated the Advanced Content Tools configuration to include the new Enable Page Builder Content Preview setting. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
Added information about the new Enable Clear Shopping Cart setting in the Shopping Cart configuration. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
Added a new section in the B2B Features configuration reference for the Default B2B Shipping Methods.
Updates to Creating a Company Account for shipping methods configured for the account from the Admin.
2.4.1 Major update October 15
Enhanced Security Scan runs over 17,000 tests to monitor your sites for potential risks, with real-time and historical reports and notifications. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
The Customer Configuration - CAPTCHA has a new option under Forms that displays CAPTCHA in the storefront during checkout for registered customers. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
The Yotpo Reviews module includes an enhancement to programmatically adjust when Magento orders are synced to Yotpo. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
The Site-Wide Analysis Tool (SWAT) provides 24/7 real-time performance monitoring, reports and recommendations to ensure the security and operability of Magento Commerce Cloud installations. 2.4.1 New topic October 15
Added the “Add from Cart” method to My Requisition Lists. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
Updated the Media Gallery Asset Management topic to include expanded asset details, as well as new asset search and image metadata editing. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
New information added to Media Gallery Asset Management for filtering assets and finding duplicates. 2.4.1 Major update October 15
Updated to include Delete Assets in the Media Gallery to select multiple assets to be deleted. 2.4.1 Minor update October 15
Moved Commerce Admin and Connector-related content to the user guide from the OMS Docs site, including the new Export Full Catalog topic, the Enable message performance logs section of the Message log topic, and the View module info section of the System Reports topic. 2.4.x New topic September 14
Added missing options in the Checkout Options topic and information about purchase order checkout in Checkout. 2.4.x Major update August 25
Updated Contact Us to remove old information about creating a new page using HTML. 2.4.0 Major update August 18
Added a new topic for updating Multiple URL Rewrites. 2.4.x New topic August 18
Updated Adding Product Video to correct and clarify steps for collecting the key from the Google cloud console. 2.4.x Major update August 17
Important notation added to In-store Delivery about requirements before proceeding with setup. 2.4.0 Minor update August  7
Information for Password Reset Protection Type corrected in Password Options. 2.4.x Minor update August  5
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 New topics 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