Magento CE 2.1.5 Release Notes
- System requirements
- Install the Magento software
- Upgrade from an earlier version
- Migration toolkits
We are pleased to present Magento Community Edition 2.1.5.
This release updates the copyright date in every file. It does not contain any functional changes or security improvements. Isolating these changes in a single release is intended to simplify future updates and developer workflow.
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Install the Magento software
You can get Magento Community Edition 2.1 from Github, Composer, or using a compressed archive.
See one of the following sections for more information:
Get the Magento CE software using Composer
The CE software is available from
repo.magento.com. Before getting the CE software, familiarize yourself with the Composer metapackage prerequisites, then run
composer create-project --repository-url=https://repo.magento.com/ magento/project-community-edition=<version> <installation directory name>
2.1.1, and so on
For example, to install Magento CE 2.1.1 in the
composer create-project --repository-url=https://repo.magento.com/ magento/project-community-edition=2.1.1 magento2
Get a compressed archive
The following table discusses where to get the Magento software. We provide the following downloads:
- Magento CE software only
- Magento CE software with sample data (designed to help you learn Magento faster)
These packages are easy to get and install. You don’t need to use Composer, all you need to do is to upload a package to your Magento server or hosted platform, unpack it, and run the web-based Setup Wizard.
Archives are available in the following formats:
To get the Magento CE software archive:
- Go to http://magento.com/download.
Choose either the software or the software and sample data:
Magento-CE-<version>.*(without sample data)
Magento-CE-<version>+Samples.*(with sample data)
<version>is the three-digit release number (for example,
2.1.0, and so on).
Complete the installation
After you get the CE software:
Upgrade from an earlier version
See the following sections for more information.
Upgrade an existing installation from the GitHub repository
Developers who contribute to the CE codebase can upgrade manually from the Magento CE GitHub repository.
Go to the Contributing Developers page.
Follow the instructions to pull the updates from the repository and update using Composer.
Other types of upgrades are discussed in Upgrade to Magento version 2.1 (June 22, 2016).
The Data Migration Tool helps transfer existing Magento 1.x store data to Magento 2.x. This command-line interface includes verification, progress tracking, logging, and testing functions. For installation instructions, see Install the Data Migration Tool. Consider exploring or contributing to the Magento Data Migration repository.
The Code Migration Toolkit helps transfer existing Magento 1.x store extensions and customizations to Magento 2.0.x. The command-line interface includes scripts for converting Magento 1.x modules and layouts.
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