Adobe announced several important end-of-support dates for Magento that may require users to upgrade to a newer version to avoid any system and security issues.

Support for Magento Commerce 2.2.x ends on December 31, 2019.

Customers still using Magento Commerce 2.2.x should upgrade as soon as possible to the latest iteration of Magento Commerce 2.3 to take advantage of new features and avoid security risks.

PCI compliance for Merchants using Magento Commerce 2.2.0-2.2.9 may be at risk as of November 30, 2019, due to the end of support for PHP 7.1.

Merchants using Magento Commerce 2.2.0-2.2.9 can address this issue by upgrading to the next release of Magento Commerce 2.2 when it becomes available in October, 2019.

Please note, however, that due to the scheduled end of support for all versions of Magento Commerce 2.2 on December 31, Adobe strongly recommends merchants update directly to the latest version of Magento Commerce 2.3.

Merchants who have questions regarding this announcement should contact Magento Customer service using one of the options provided on the Magento Contact Information Page.

Magento 1 Reminder

For users who are still using the Enterprise or Open Source version of Magento 1, the company plans to stop providing security updates in June 2020.

After this holiday season is over, merchants on Magento 1 should look at possible alternative options for their web stores, including upgrading to Magento Commerce 2.3.

While the open-source community may still provide some updates and help beyond the June 2020 end-of-support date, there is a risk in running software that no longer is officially supported.

Do you use Magento software and what are your plans to deal with the end-of-support dates?

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