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History of Magento 2

Nowadays, Magento 2 is the most popular e-commerce platform. Magento was released on August 31, 2007. Its development started by Roy Rubin and Yoav Kutner under Varien Inc. Initially, Magento is considered as a sub-system of the famous e-commerce and osCommerce. In the year 2012 Yoav Kutner left the Magento.

The founder developers felt that the osCommerce could not accommodate all the functionalities they wanted in the new system. So, they branched out from it and developed a completely new system from scratch. The brief history of Magento is given below:

Years Description
2007 First Public Beta Version released by Roy Rubin and Yoav Kutner.
2008 First Community Edition was launched.
2009 Magento gained popularity, and first Enterprise Edition released.
2010 1.5 Million downloads of Magento. Magento mobile and Magento Professional Edition are also released.
2011 eBay takes a 100% stake in Magento. Magento Go and Magento U are announced.
2012 The co-founder Yoav left the Magento, and Magento Professional Edition canceled.
2013 eBay and Magento joined together.
2014 Now, Magento supports PHP 5.4.
2015 The official version of Magento 2 was released on 17 November 2015.
2016 Magento Luma theme was released, and Magento CE and EE offer official support to PHP 7. It also announced the partnership with Adobe.
2017 Launched Magento 2.2, Magento shipping, and Magento Business Intelligence.
2018 Adobe acquires Magento, and Magento 2.3 to be launched.
History of Magento 2

The detailed history of Magento is given below table:

Year Released Versions
August 31 First Public Beta Version released by Roy Rubin and Yoav Kutner.
March 31 The first stable release of Magento 1.0 Community Edition was released.
June 24 Magento Community Edition is launched.
December 29 Magento CE 1.2
March 30 Magento CE 1.3 was released.
April 15 Magento Enterprise Edition was launched.
October 20 Magento EE 1.6
January 19 Magento EE 1.7
January 12 Magento CE 1.4
April 14 Magento EE 1.8
May 1 Magento Professional Edition launched
May 28 Magento Mobile released
July 19 Magento 1.9
February 7 Magento Go and Magento U announced
February 8 Magento CE 1.5 and EE 1.10 released
June 6 eBay owns Magento 100%
August 8 Magento CE 1.6, EE 1.11, and PE 1.11 released
September 28 Magento Developer Certification announced
October 12 Magento U free course introduced
November 30 Magento 2.0 development was started.
February 1 4 million downloads completed
April 24 Magento CE 1.7 and EE 1.12
May 1 Magento Professional Edition canceled
October 11 Magento EE 1.13 released
November 21 eBay and Magento Enterprise join together
December 11 Magento CE 1.8
January 21 Magento supported PHP 5.4
May 13 Magento CE 1.9 and EE 1.14 released.
July 15 Magento 2 Merchant Beta version released.
November 17 Magento 2 released
January 20 Magento CE and EE offer support to PHP 7.
March 31 Magento Luma theme launched.
April 12 Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition released.
June 23 Magento CE 2.1 and Magento EE 2.1
September 26 Magento announces the partnership with Adobe.
June 28 Magento CE becomes Magento Open Source.
Magento EE: Magento Commerce
Magento Enterprise Cloud Edition: Magento Commerce
Magento Commerce Order Management: Magento Order Management
September 26 Magento Open Source 2.2
June 4 Magento Commerce 2.2
June 19 It is now an Adobe company
October 9 Magento Payment is declared.
November 7 Magento Commerce 2.3

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