Magento 2.2 migration

How to migrate from Magento to Magento 2.x?

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 Magento to Magento 2 easily. You are advised that need not to consult any other sources except this understandable step-by-step guide below.

1. Preparation

– Permission to upload files to Magento store
– Permission for third IP to access Magento store
– PHP Compatibility: PHP 4.x or later.

2. Setup

After unzip the package module, go to folder “cartmigration_tool”, copy and upload “cartmigration_connector” into Magento (old site) and Magento 2.x (new site) root folder. After finished please make sure Connector can be reached at both site:

http(s)://yourstore.com/cartmigration_connector/connector.php

If you have any problem reaching the link please ensure you have .htaccess configured correctly and the file has execution permission.

For security, please open connector.php, find this very first line:
define(‘LECM_TOKEN’, ‘123456’);

And change “123456” to another string, this will be used to enter to the Migration Form (Cart Token) and acts like “password” to prevent unauthorized data access to your Hikashop store.

Note: please do not use special characters in token or else the migration tool might fail to work, it should contain number and alphabet characters only. Example:
– Good token: 12ab34cd56
– Bad token: #Fr35h#Mi!5

3. Migration

Data Migration Module Setup

Access to Magento 2.x (new site) store by using FTP program and upload or copy folder “cartmigration_app” in the zip package (after extracting) to your Magento site root folder. This will not overwrite any existing files, just upload the new folder to the folder root.

One more thing, If you purchase plugin Customer Password from our company, please install the module on the target site.

  • Step 1: Access to Magento store by using FTP program and upload ‘app’ folder to Magento root folder. This will not overwrite any existing files, just upload the new folder to the folder root.
  • Step 2: In SSH console of your server navigate to your store root folder:

cd path_to_the_store_root_folder

php bin/magento module:enable LitExtension_CustomerPassword

php bin/magento setup:upgrade

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 log in to our store and enter “My downloadable products” section. Here you will find download link and license key for the download package.

cart-service-listen-key-1

Go to http(s)://yourstore.com/cartmigration_app, select Settings and copy and paste your license key here

 

3.1. Step 1: Source Cart and Target Cart Setup

Return to http(s)://yourstore.com/cartmigration_app, you are now at Step 1 of the migration process.
The migration will go through 3 simple steps. Just hit “Next” when you finish one step to advance.

Then fulfill information in the setup table:

Source Cart Setup:

– Cart URL: Your Source Cart URL
– Token: The token string which has been configured in connector.php

The default token is: 123456

Target Cart Setup:

– Cart URL: Your Target Cart URL
– Token: The token string which has been configured in connector.php

The default token is: 123456

Please choose Next to continue Step 2.

3.2. Step 2: Migration Configuration

Then you select all data you want to migrate from Magento to Magento 2.x.

  • Entities to Migrate: select all entities or just a part of them to migrate
  • Additional Options:

– Migrate recent data: During the migration process, the old store is still live and continue getting data, this option helps to migrate recent ones only without starting over again.

– Clear current data on Target Store before Migration: All current products, categories, manufacturers, customers, orders, product reviews, taxes will be cleared in Shopify if you choose this option

» Note: Please don’t choose both option “Migrate recent data” and option “Clear current data on Target Store before Migration” at the same time

– Preserve Order IDs on Target Store: This will help to preserve your old Order IDs for easier reference

– Preserve Customer IDs on Target Store: This will help to preserve your old Customer IDs for easier reference

– Preserve Product IDs on Target Store: This will help to preserve your old Product IDs for easier reference

» Note: Please choose option Preserve ID when data at Target store is empty

 

  • Languages Mapping: If your Source Cart is multilingual, corresponding languages (or store views) should be available in Target Store. You may need to create additional languages in Target Store to avoid data loss.
  • Root Category: If your Source Cart is multilingual, corresponding languages (or store views) should be available in Target Store. You may need to create root category following additional languages in Target Store to avoid data loss.
  • Attribute Set: Assign Source Cart attribute set to proper Target Store attribute set. Creating attribute set by the hand in Target Store may be needed.
  • Orders Status Mapping: Assign Source Cart order statuses to proper Target Store order statuses. Creating additional order status by the hand in Target Store may be needed.
  • Currencies Mapping: Assign Source Cart currencies to proper Target Store currencies. Creating currencies by the hand in Target Store may be needed.
  • Customer Group: Assign Source Cart customer group to proper Target Store customer group. Creating customer group by the hand in Target Store may be needed.

3.3. Step 3: Migration

The migration will take place automatically in this final step. In order for it to progress, you should not close your browser or remove Connector at both sites.

After the migration is completed, click on “Clear Cache and ReIndex Data” to finish.

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 Magento to Magento migration tool – optimized solution for your online business.

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

Migrate Magento to Magento

Migrate Magento to WooCommerce

Migrate Magento to Prestashop

Migrate Magento to OpenCart

Migrate Magento to BigCommerce

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