Check the Magento version

Use any of the following ways to determine which version of Magento is installed:

  • From the command line
  • With an HTTP GET request
  • From within the Magento Admin
  • By viewing the composer.lock file

Command line

The following command returns the Magento version.

Command

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bin/magento --version

Response

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Magento CLI version 2.3.0

HTTP GET request

An HTTP request returns less detailed information about the Magento version.

Request

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http://<magento2-store>/magento_version

Response

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Magento/2.3 (Community)

Magento Admin

Login to Magento as a registered Admin user. The Magento version is displayed at the bottom right of the page, above the Account Activity and Report an Issue links:

Check the Magento version

The composer.lock file

If Magento was installed using the composer install command, you can search the <Magento_root>/composer.lock file for magento/product-community-edition or magento/product-enterprise-edition, depending on which version of Magento is installed.

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  {
              "name": "magento/product-community-edition",
              "version": "2.3.0",