How to migrate from Volusion to BigCommerce?

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

 

1. Setup

Cart Migration is a web application, it will be installed automatically.

Please login to LitExtension and go to My Account > My Downloadable Products then click to the Hosted Tool link  to do fully automatic installations.

2. Migration

Return to http://mycm.litextension.com/cm/abc/xyz, you are now at Step 1 of migration process.

The migration will go through 3 simple steps. Just hit “Next” when you finish one step to advance.

2.1. Source Cart and Target Cart Setup

Volusion Setup
Export data from Volusion to CSV files

  • Sign in to your Volusion admin account.
  • Go to Inventory -> Import/Export and click on “Standart Export” button.
  • Select the appropriate data table from “Export from” drop-down.
  • Select all Columns using checkbox.
  • Select “CSV – Comma Delimited Text File” from “File Format” drop-down.
  • Click on the “Export” button.
  • Download generated file to your local computer.

– Cart URL: Your Volusion URL

BigCommerce Setup

You need to retrieve API credentials from your Bigcommerce admin account.

1. Log in to your BigCommerce store’s control panel.
2. Go to Advanced Settings.
3. Then step to API Accounts.
4. Click Create API Account.
5. Enter a Name for the app, and copy or make note of the API Path.
6. Under OAuth Scopes, specify the API resources and permissions to which your app/integration requires access.
7. Choose Modify permission for all API resources.
8. After making changes, click Save.
9. Copy or make note of the Client ID and Access Token. If you are using Chrome, Firefox, or Edge a text file containing the API token and Client ID should have downloaded to your computer.

2.2. Migration Configuration

  • Select suitable Languages, Order Statuses and Currencies for BigCommerce store.
    Languages Mapping: If your Volusion is multilingual, corresponding languages (or storeviews) should be available in BigCommerce.
    Currencies Mapping: Assign Volusion currencies to proper BigCommerce currencies.
    Orders Status Mapping: Assign Volusion order statuses to proper BigCommerce order statuses.
  • Select all data you want to migrate from Volusion to BigCommerce.
  • Additional Options:
    Clear current data on Target Store before Migration: All current products, categories, manufacturers, customers, orders, product reviews, taxes will be cleared in BigCommerce if you choose this option                                                                                                                                                                                              – Migrate categories and products SEO URLs: if you choose this option, old SEO urls of source will be preserved in Bigcommerce Store, allowing you to maintain your Pagerank.

2.3. Migration
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 Volusion to BigCommerce migration tool – optimized solution for your online business.

You also can consider to migrate your current Volusion to other target carts:

Migrate Volusion to Magento

Migrate Volusion to WooCommerce

Migrate Volusion to Prestashop

Migrate Volusion to OpenCart

Migrate Volusion to Shopify

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