Craft CMS 3 Launch FAQ
How long will Craft 2 be supported?
- Craft 2 will be actively supported until March 31, 2019.
- Craft 2 will still get security-related bug fixes until March 31, 2020.
Will Craft 3 be a free update?
All Craft Client and Pro licenses purchased before April 4 will receive free lifetime updates, including major updates such as Craft 3
What about Craft 2 licenses purchased after April 4?
All Craft 2 and Craft 3 licenses purchased after April 4 will fall under the new update policy: Per year updates (feature updates and also major releases like Craft 3) will then incur the following fees: $39 for Craft Client and $59 for Craft Pro.
Will Craft Commerce also rely on this licensing model?
Yes, all Commerce licenses purchased before April 4 will be converted to lifetime licenses regarding updates. All licenses purchased later will receive the new license model.
When will Craft Commerce 2 be released?
The Commerce 2 beta will be released on April 4, 2018. The beta phase is expected to last 3-6 months.
When will Craft Commerce Lite be released?
Along with Craft Commerce 2.
How long will Craft Commerce 1 be supported?
Once Craft Commerce 2 is released, we will announce an exact date. But it will be similar to Craft CMS: 1-year active support and another year security related bugfixes.
When does the new craft license go into effect?
The new MIT-inspired Craft license for Craft CMS and commercial plugins goes into effect on April 4, 2018, and will apply to Craft 2 and 3.