Magento Open Source 2.4.7 introduces significant updates to improve security, performance, and user experience. Below are the key features and enhancements included in this release:

Security Improvements

  • Adobe Security Updates: Integration of the latest Adobe security patches to address critical vulnerabilities.
  • Enhanced reCAPTCHA: Upgraded to reCAPTCHA v3, reducing spam and bot activities while providing a smoother user experience.

Performance Enhancements

  • Faster Page Loads: Optimisations for quicker page load times through improved resource caching and client-side rendering.
  • Efficient Indexing: Improved indexing processes for faster updates to product and category data.

Platform Upgrades

  • PHP Compatibility: Support for PHP 8.2, leveraging modern PHP features for better performance and security.
  • Database Enhancements: Updates for better performance and reliability, particularly with MySQL 8.0.

Accessibility Improvements

  • ARIA Enhancements: Improved ARIA specifications for better compatibility with assistive technologies.
  • Keyboard Navigation: Enhanced keyboard navigation across the storefront and admin panel.

GraphQL Enhancements

  • Expanded Coverage: New queries and mutations for more comprehensive GraphQL functionality.
  • Improved Performance: Optimisations for faster data retrieval, enhancing headless implementations.

Developer Experience

  • Upgraded Dependencies: Updated third-party library dependencies to their latest versions.
  • Code Quality Tools: Enhanced static code analysis tools and refactoring options for better code quality.

Bug Fixes and Quality of Life Improvements

  • Order Management: Resolved issues related to order management for smoother admin and customer experience.
  • Catalogue and Checkout: Fixed bugs in catalogue management and checkout workflows.

For a detailed list of updates and improvements, check out the official release notes.