How to find the Magento version your store is on?

To find out the version of Magento 2, you can simply visit . Type in the url and you get the Magento version.

For Magento version 1.0, you can check the copyright notice in /skin/frontend/default/default/css/styles.css. 

Check via Magento admin:Log into your Magento Admin Backend, Scroll to the bottom of the page in the Magento Admin Footer. The version number is listed in the center of the footer

You can also use a Chrome extension


Magento version can be checked in app/Mage.php file of your Magento installation, simply search for getVersionInfo() function there:


        'major'=> '1',
        'minor'=> '6',
        'revision'=> '1',
        'patch'=> '0',
        'stability'=> '',
        'number'=> '',

Some stores have the release notes and you can check at the following url:

Find version using SSH:

1. Login to server via SSH using root password, go to the directory where the Magento is installed and type the below command to find the Magento version installed.

cd /home/username/public_html

php -r “include ‘app/Mage.php’; echo ‘Magento version is: ‘, Mage::getVersion(); ”

For more updates and Magento Support, contact us.


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