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Community Monthly Update - February 2023

Community Monthly Update - February 2023

Hello all!

Welcome to the Community Monthly Update for February. 


Congratulations to our top contributors and maintainers of 2022 

We are very proud to announce our GitHub top contributors and maintainers for 2022! We deeply appreciate your work and passion for Magento Open Source.


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Welcome first time contributors of 2022 

I would like to extend a warm welcome to 250+ first time contributors. Welcome to the community and thank you for your contribution!

Please join me in congratulating these first time contributors of 2022 who contributed in multiple projects.


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Payment Services for Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source

Payment Services for Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source provides merchants with the peace of mind that they will be able to collect payment for all their orders in the way that shoppers want to pay.  Best of all, configuration and customization is done mainly from the Admin so changing payment methods and customizing location and look and feel doesn't require a cumbersome development and deployment process.  

With the latest release of Payment Services, merchants can now take offline orders in the Adobe Commerce or Magento Open Source admin screen safely and securely for a shopper that has a saved card stored on the website.  Now, if a shopper can't complete their order online, or has called into customer support, they can still finish their purchase with assistance from a merchant representative.  In addition, the new release of Payment Services also brings 3D Security (3DS) to merchants using the service.  3DS provides an additional layer of security to prevent unauthorized or fraudulent transactions by having a second verification during purchase.  This is especially important for merchants who will be using our service in the UK, which will officially be launched shortly.   We are actively looking for our first merchants in this region.  By getting involved now, merchants will have extra attention from our product and engineering teams in making sure they are up and running quickly and efficiently.  You might also be featured in an upcoming Adobe announcement, providing more exposure for your business.  Reach out to Harrison Loveall (Sales), or Ritesh Somani (Product), for questions or more information.



Community Prioritization Process for Magento Open Source 

The Magento Open Source Community Prioritization Process was kicked off in November of last year. This initiative empowers the community to influence the Magento Open Source roadmap and code base by upvoting the pull requests that brings most value to them. We then pick the most up voted PRs (Pull Requests) to work on and add them to the community dashboard with a purple label - “Project: Community Picked.” New set of PRs were added earlier this month. Read the progress update for this month here



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Adobe Commerce 2.4.6 Release 

We have some exciting updates and enhancements in our Adobe Commerce 2.4.6 release, along with significant performance enhancements and security updates.  General availability is planned for March 14, 2023.

Highlights in this version of Adobe Commerce include: 

  • Compatibility with the latest platform technologies including PHP 8.2, along with platform quality and security improvements. 
  • GraphQL API enhancements, consisting of support for B2B purchase orders and improved frontend performance in headless deployments for bulk cart operations and category queries. 
  • Scale and performance improvements with faster product onboarding of up to 100,000 records/minute. Customers can also manage large catalogs with over 1 million SKUs and create over 1,000 customer segments without seeing any performance degradation. 



Adobe Commerce Feature Release 

Adobe Commerce released many amazing features at the beginning of the year. If you missed the announcement, check out our Adobe Release Blog for more information. Here are some highlights:


Adobe Makes Composable Easier
Adobe is introducing powerful new extensibility and integration capabilities for Adobe Commerce that simplify building and maintaining composable commerce applications.

  • Adobe Developer App Builder - A cloud native extensibility platform that works with multiple Adobe solutions and is now available for Adobe Commerce.
  • API Mesh - An API orchestration layer that combines API from Adobe and third-party services into a single graph making it simple to introduce services into your composable commerce application.
  • Adobe I/O Events - Simplified capture of Commerce events and data that can be consumed in App Builder apps or used to call webhooks.


Additional Adobe Commerce Feature Updates
In addition to introducing new capabilities that empower customers to build composable applications, Adobe is introducing enhancements to existing capabilities. Highlights include:

  • Making it easier for customers to use Catalog Service by integrating it with API Mesh and introducing simplified onboarding
  • Quick Checkout introduces comprehensive reporting so that you can get detailed information on your store’s checkout experience statistics including checkout time, checkout abandonment, and orders by account type
  • Improved search results that consider inventory status when using Live Search



Adobe Commerce Certification 

Adobe Commerce certification renewals are now easier than ever. You can now renew your Adobe Commerce certification via a new continuous learning renewal format at no cost.

With this new renewal format, you can renew your Expert or Master level certification by completing a few continuous learning course assessments, without the hassle of scheduling and taking a proctored exam.

Visit Adobe Commerce Renewal Guide to learn more and renew your Commerce certification today! If you have any questions, please refer to these FAQs, or contact 



You’re on. Apply for the 2023 Adobe Experience Maker Awards 

Show-stopping customer experiences. Star-powered digital transformations. Extraordinary experiences are what the 2023 Adobe Experience Maker Awards are all about.

Apply to be recognized in one or more of our 15 award categories during the submission period, now through March 17. In May, we’ll announce the finalists and open voting for our peer-recognized category, The Maverick award. Winners will be revealed in June, when we come together in New York City for a night of celebration at the Adobe Experience Maker Awards gala. Apply now and get ready to claim your fame.



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.

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 


Adobe Summit

Be sure to join others in the Commerce community and the Adobe Commerce team at Adobe Summit! With a track dedicated to making commerce personal you will have an opportunity to learn from Adobe experts, hear from other businesses using Adobe Commerce, and network with peers in the industry. We look forward to seeing you in Las Vegas!


Meet Magento Romania (May 8, 2023)

Meet Magento Romania is back in-person. Join the Magento Open Source community in Cluj-Napoca on May 8th.  Learn more.



See you next month,
Parul Sinha