Ensuring that your Magento store is kept up to date is vital for many reasons, not least for your PCI compliance. Each upgrade version also comes with a host of performance enhancements, bug fixes and features.
It’s no secret that these upgrades can require substantial planning and effort. The compatibility tool is a powerful tool to help while scoping and estimating an upgrade project. It works by checking all customisations on the Magento instance to see if there are any incompatibilities with the new Magento version.
In this article, we will walk you through how to use this tool to ensure your upgrades go as smoothly as possible.
First, you need to install. the Magento PHPStorm plugin. This can either be downloaded from the PHPStorm Marketplace or installed from your PHPStorm screen by going to Preferences>Plugins and selecting Magento PHPStorm.
Once installed, you can enable the integration with Magento: