Convert Magento to WooCommerce: 3 Most Common Questions

Your current online store is Magento and you are considering to move a new platform which provides abundant and beautiful design, eases to use and good pricing?

You googled and find “WooCommerce” ? You realize it is quite suitable but still not ready to make a change?

Let LitExtension help you by answering 3 most common questions below!

 

1. Why to covert from Magento to WooCommerce

WooCommerce and Magento are two of today’s most popular ecommerce platforms. There is much debate about which is the best. The key is to understand that what is more suitable with your business.

Similarities of them are big advantages that almost open – source platform provide:

  • Free (additional features are paid)
  • Big community for supporting

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the most essential eCommerce features in Magento and WooCommerce:

http://blog.litextension.com/convert-magento-to-woocommerce-3-most-common-questions/woocommerce compares magento

The biggest advantage of WooCommerce is that it’s easy to use and cheap to set up, which makes it perfect for small operations that need to get off the ground quickly, while Magento feels more geared towards developers than regular users and its Enterprise Edition can be quite costly. Magento will be ideal solution for expanding your business, but you want to begin quickly and cheap you’d better move from Magento to WooCommerce.

 

2. Notice when making a Magento to WooCommerce migration?

When making a decision to set fast and effective method of converting with a Magento to WooCommerce migration tool, absolutely you have to follow all these notices below:

Notice Before migration:

  • You have to be sure that all data is backed up.
  • Send notifications to all your clients and suppliers about this plans;
  • Choose the best time for converting process

What do you need to after the convert?

  • First, you need to create 301 redirect, then you have to build custom 404 page and a site map as well.
  • Ask your client to get back their passwords and make sure all the file and content were converted.

 

3. How to migrate from Magento store to WooCommerce?

Nowaday there are many company provide the data-migration service. The process of the transfer from Magento to WooCommerce can be a disheartening work. It can take a substantial a lot of time by switching manually. But in this article, LitExtension will show you the easiest way to complete the data migration process in a few hours by using the “Magento to WooCommerce Migration Tool“.

First, completing to install your target site (WooCommerce) and ready to take the data that it is given from Magento.

Then, to migrate data from Magento to WooCommerce, you will need to purchase and setup “Magento to WooCommerce Migration Tool” from our website.

After finish setup, login your Woocommerce Target Store backend, select Cart Migration > Migration. The migration will go through 3 simple next steps. Just hit “Next” when you finish one step to advance.

Step 1: Select your Magento store as a Source cart: provide Magento store URL.

Step 2: Choose what data you want to migrate: LitExtension lets you choose what data you need to get transferred in particular, or you can proceed by clicking “Select All”.

 

Step 3: Launch the migration: The migration will take place automatically in this final step. In order for it to progress, you should not close your browser of remove Source Cart Connector.

After the migration is completed, click on “Clear Transient” to finish.

 

Three questions will be totally helpful for anyone who want migrate from Magento to WooCommerce. Especially, this process is so easy even if you don’t have any technical knowledge.

If you have any question, please feel free to contact us as soon as possible.