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Magento_CheckoutStaging module


The Magento_CheckoutStaging module is a part of the staging functionality in Magento EE. It extends the checkout functionality and enables you to use it in the staging preview mode.

Implementation details

The Magento_CheckoutStaging module extends the following Magento_Checkout module functionality to be used in the staging preview mode:

  • Disables an order creation
  • Creates a demo quote
  • Deletes the demo quote using cron

Configuration options:

  • The preview_quota_lifetime parameter in the Magento/CheckoutStaging/etc/config.xml sets the lifetime of the demo quote.
  • The schedule parameter in the Magento/CheckoutStaging/etc/crontab.xml sets a launch schedule of the cron.

Installation details

The Magento_CheckoutStaging module makes irreversible changes in a database during installation. You cannot uninstall this module.


You can find the list of modules that have dependencies on the Magento_CheckoutStaging module in the require section of the composer.json file. The file is located in the root directory of the module.

Extension points

Extension points enable extension developers to interact with the Magento_CheckoutStaging module. For more information about the Magento extension mechanism, see Magento plug-ins.

The Magento dependency injection mechanism enables you to override the functionality of the Magento_CheckoutStaging module.

Additional information

You can track backward incompatible changes made in a Magento EE mainline after the Magento 2.0 release.