How to migrate from Amazon Store to Magento?

The essence of LitExtension products focuses on their friendliness to users, which means that every shopping cart owners, even who has little knowledge of technology, can follow guidance and migrate data from Amazon to Magento easily. You are advised that need not to consult any other sources except this understandable step-by-step guide below.

1. Preparation

  • Permission to access to Amazon backend and export necessary data
  • Permission for Magento to access connector
  • PHP Compatibility: PHP 5.3 or later

2. Setup

2.1. Download Migration Tool
Extract the ZIP file downloaded from LitExtension store to get 2 folders ‘apps’ and ‘Magento_connector’.

2.2. Install Cart Migration

For Magento 1.x

  • Step 1: Check to see if Magento’s Compilation mode has been enabled. If it has, it’s vital to turn it off before installing an extension or making any code changes (go to System > Tools > Compilation).
  • Step 2: Access to Magento store by using FTP program and upload ‘Apps’ folder to Magento root folder.
  • Step 3: If you are using Magento’s compilation mode, you need to hit the “Run Compilation Process” button to update the compiled state with the newly installed extension (go to System > Tools > Compilation).
  • strong>Step 4: Log into your Magento admin console and go to System/Cache Management. Click “Clear Storage Cache“.
  • Step 5: Log out admin panel and log in again ( this is a normal behavior of Magento ).

For Magento 2.x

  • Step 1: Access to Magento store by using FTP program and upload ‘Apps’ folder to Magento root folder.
  • Step 2: In SSH console of your server navigate to your store root folder:

cd path_to_the_store_root_folderrun these commands:

php -f bin/magento module:enable LitExtension_Core

php -f bin/magento module:enable LitExtension_CartImport

php -f bin/magento setup:upgrade

php -f bin/magento setup:static-content:deploy

  • Step 3: Flush store cache; log out from the backend and log in again.
  • Step 4: Allow Admin Account Sharing, to ensure the migration progress will not be stopped when you login Admin from another place. Please go to Backend > Stores > Configuration > Advaced Tab > Admin > Admin Account Sharing change to “YES”.

2.3 Export Data From Amazon 

Please export your Amazon Store data to file and upload it in fields below.

Proceed with the following steps for required data tables:

  1. Sign in to your Amazon admin account.
  2. Go to Inventory Manage. Actions and Export to File for All Search Results.
  3. Go to Reports -> Fulfillment. On the left, under Sales, go to All Orders.
  4. One thing though, is that you can only run 30 days at a time. So you will have to run multiple reports in 30 day increments.
  5. Upload saved file in the corresponding field below.

3. Enter license key

License Key is an encoded string which comes with your download package. This key is needed to activate your Migration Tool.

After purchasing the product, please login to our store and enter “My downloadable products” section. Here you will find download link and license key for the download package.

Amazon webstore to Magento migration tool

Login your Magento Target Store backend, select Cart Migration > Configuration, and copy and paste your license key here

cart migration listen key

 

4. Migration

4.1 Amazon setup

Fulfill information in the setup table:

  • Cart URL: Your Amazon URL
  • Upload CSV files you had from Step 2.3

4.2 Migration Configuration

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  • Root Category: the category of current Magento store to import all Amazon categories into.
  • Product Attribute Set: select an Attribute Set which is used to import products, all necessary attributes in migration process will be created in to this set.
  • Languages Mapping: If your Amazon is multilingual, corresponding languages ( or storeviews) should be available in Target Magento Store. You may need to create additional languages in Magento Store to avoid data loss.
  • Currencies Mapping: Assign Amazon currencies to proper Target Magento Store currencies. Creating currencies in Target Magento Store may be needed.
  • Orders Status Mapping: Assign Amazon order statuses to proper Target Magento Store order statuses. Creating additional order statues in Target Magento Store may be needed.
  • Entities to Migrate: select all entities to migrate or just a part of them.

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Additional Options:

  • Migrate recent data: if you choose this option, it will migrate new data only. Supposed you have just finished a full migration from your current Amazon to Magento, after that Amazon store is still live and continue getting new data, and you want to get your Magento updated with the new data, select this feature to avoid starting over again.
  • Clear current data on Target Store before Migration: if you choose this option, all current products, categories, manufacturers, customers, orders, product reviews, taxes will be cleared.
  • Migrate categories and products SEO URLs: if you choose this option, old SEO urls of source will be preserved in Target Magento Store, allowing you to maintain your Pagerank.
  • Transfer images in product descriptions to Target Store: download all images in product description into your store so that it won’t have to refer back to your Amazon or anywhere else for images.
  • Preserve Customer IDs on Target Store: this will help you preserve your old Customer IDs for easier reference.
  • Preserve Order IDs on Target Store: this will help you preserve your old Order IDs for easier reference.

4.3 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 Cache and ReIndex Data” to finish.

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That’s all about migration process which can be carried out yourselves. Technical knowledge and skills are not necessary to use LitExtension shopping cart migration tools. Hope that with this detailed guide and attached video, online store owners don’t hesitate to try our live demo and decide to use our Amazon to Magento migration tool– optimized solution for your online business.

You can also consider to migrate Amazon to other target carts:

Migrate Amazon to WooCommerce

Migrate Amazon to Prestashop

Migrate Amazon to OpenCart

Migrate Amazon to Shopify

Migrate Amazon to BigCommerce

If you have any question, please feel free Contact us for more support.