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Community Monthly Update - August 2022

Community Monthly Update - August 2022

Hello all!

Welcome to the Community Monthly Update for August. 


Adobe named a sixth-time Leader in the 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Digital Commerce


Adobe has been recognized for the sixth year in a row as a Leader in the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Digital Commerce report. We are once again honored to receive this recognition as we believe it’s a testament to Adobe’s vision and the strategic decisions taken to expand our capabilities and improve experiences for both our customers and their buyers. Click here for details.



Magento Open Source 2.4.5 is here 

We are excited to announce that our August release, including Magento Open Source 2.4.5, security-only patches 2.4.4-p1, 2.4.3-p3, and 2.3.7-p4, and other exciting product updates, is now available to our entire open source community.

Magento Open Source 2.4.5
In this release, you will find several enhancements to platform quality, security, performance, and scale. Highlights included in this version are:

  • Performance: Improvements such as increases of 3X the rate of orders processed per hour, 3X pageviews per hour, and 2X concurrent admin users from updates to high throughput order processing, API improvements, and the adoption of PHP 8.1
  • Platform and Security: Updated platform components along with more than 20 resolved security issues to help your business stay secure and compliant
  • Accessibility: Enhanced accessibility, such as new capabilities for shoppers and Admin users with limited vision
  • GraphQL: Optimized GraphQL API, leading to 5% faster response times and an 80% reduction in the time to takes to rebuild the GraphQL schema


Other exciting product updates
Outside of the core update for 2.4.5, we have some exciting new product announcements:

  • Payment Services: Added support for Paypal and Applepay payments methods and have included the option to add your Venmo profile.
  • Quick Checkout: Quick Checkout by Bolt can simplify the checkout process for your shoppers. By pre-populating past shipping and payment information, the user only has to enter their unique password to complete the checkout process.
  • Integrated Google modules update: Adobe Commerce built-in Google AdWords and Analytics have been updated to leverage this updated integration with Google services. The Google team has updated mechanisms of tracking and integration of the AdWords and Analytics functionality into web applications through the integration of the GTag mechanism. This unified integration of Google functionality into web-site pages opens new capabilities and extends opportunities of tracking and managing content through Google Services.

Refer to the Adobe release blog, the personalized commerce journeys blog, and the 2.4.5 release notes for more information about this release and other product announcements. You can also see our Security Bulletin to learn more about the security updates in these new versions, including an update to 2.4.5 that provides a long-term solution to issues highlighted in recent security bulletins.



Marketplace Commerce Version Compatibility Update

Helping our customers run frictionless upgrades to the latest version of Adobe Commerce is a top priority for us, and extension upgrades are a key piece of this.  On August 9, 2022, we released Adobe Commerce version 2.4.5.  After careful review of the 2.4.5 version, we set our Marketplace Commerce Version Compatibility date to Wednesday, September 21, 2022.   

Any extension that is not compatible with 2.4.5 by September 21,2022 will be removed from the  Please submit a new version as soon as possible on  Thank you for helping our customers run quick and frictionless commerce upgrades!



Apple Pay  is now available for merchants using Payment Services

More consumers are opting for alternative payment methods, with nearly all consumers (82%) wanting the option to choose how they pay for the goods they purchase online. Now, Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source merchants using Payment Services will have the option to offer Apple Pay to shoppers. This will facilitate a secure and quick checkout experience without ever requiring customers to input their credit or debit card details.

Apple Pay will be available on the product details page, mini cart, cart, and checkout. Merchants will be able to toggle Apple Pay on or off in the Adobe Commerce Admin.

This feature is available in the 1.3.0 release of the Payment Services extension which also introduces support for Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source 2.4.5 and security-only patches 2.4.4-p1 and 2.4.3-p3.

For more information about the Payment Services extension 1.3.0 release, refer to the release notes, and for more details about ApplePay, check out the Payment Services documentation.



Quick Checkout is now available on the Magento Marketplace

Quick Checkout has its latest version release available on Marketplace.

Quick Checkout allows Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source customers allows merchants to offer a frictionless, secure, and password less checkout experience using their existing checkout and payments provider.  In addition, with the most up to date and accurate payment and shipping information stored in the Bolt network, merchants can see a reduction in abandonment rates of up to 70%!

The Quick Checkout extension is now compatible with Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source versions 2.4.1 --> 2.4.5.

For more information about the Quick Checkout extension release, refer to the Quick Checkout documentation for more information or reach out to Ritesh Somani at if you want to get more details.



Adobe Experience Maker Awards 2022

Learn how the Department of Health and Social Care delivered critically needed equipment to healthcare providers and UK citizens by using Adobe Commerce to create a personalized online order portal and win The Illuminator category in the 2022 Adobe Experience Maker Awards.



Community Engineering Hangout 

Community Engineering Hangout is a public event aimed to share the latest platform updates, gather feedback and spread technical knowledge with the Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source Community.

Store Fulfillment for Adobe Commerce by Walmart Commerce Technologies, delivers an advanced buy-online pickup in-store or curbside (BOPIS) customer experience and maximizes store employees’ productivity by providing an end-to-end, seamless omnichannel fulfillment workflow that is enabled through a mobile device. Join us on Friday, Sept 2 10.30 am CST to learn more about this new solution!

Please visit to get the dial-in details, check the upcoming Hangout schedule,  and watch the recordings of our earlier sessions. 

Reach out to us if you would like to speak at one of these sessions. 



Upcoming Events 


Meet Magento New York - September 23 2022 

Meet Magento New York is the US's largest community-hosted event for merchants, developers and technology partners who work with Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source- and come away full of new ideas to help you take your business to the next level. Register here.






See you next month,
Parul Sinha


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