How to migrate from Weebly to Shopify?

 

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 Weebly to Shopify 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 Weebly store
– Permission for third IP to access Weebly store
– PHP Compatibility: PHP 4.x or later.

2. 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.

Weebly to shopify migration tool

3. Migration

Return to http://mycm.litextension.com/cm/abc/xyz/cartmigration_app, 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.

3.1. Step 1: Source Cart and Target Cart Setup

Export Data From Weebly

  • Sign in to your Weebly admin account.
  • Go to Store -> Products and click on “Export Products” button. File export will be sent to the registered email.
  • Follow similar with Orders data file
  • Please login to the email to save the file on the computer.

Shopify Setup
Follow similar steps with Shopify as in Source Cart Setup

With the step API Key fulfilling, you can follow as:

  1. Log in to Shopify admin area, copy the admin url to use as “Cart Url” in the form below
  2. From admin area, go to Apps Menu.
  3. Press Private Apps button
  4. Click Create Private App button.
  5. In the next page, enter your App Title and change all Permissions to “Read and Write”. Then scroll to bottom, in Custom Storefront area, uncheck this option Allow this app to access data from your storefront.
  6. Click Save App, you will see your API Password. Copy and paste it into the corresponding field and proceed to the next step.

target store setup

3.2. Step 2: Migration Configuration

  • Select suitable Languages, Order Statuses and Currencies for Shopify store.
    Languages Mapping: If your Weebly is multilingual, corresponding languages (or storeviews) should be available in Shopify. You may need to create additional languages in Shopify to avoid data loss.
    Currencies Mapping: Assign Weebly currencies to proper Shopify currencies.
    Orders Status Mapping: Assign Weebly order statuses to proper Shopify order statuses.
  • Select all data you want to migrate from Weebly to Shopify.

Cart_Migration_Step2_1

  • Additional Options:
    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
    Migrate categories and products SEO URLs: SEO URL of Weebly will be preserved in Shopify , allowing keeping Pagerank.
    Preserve Order IDs on Target Store: This will help to preserve your old Order IDs for easier reference

3.3. Step 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 Weebly to Shopify migration tool – optimized solution for your online business.

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

Migrate Weebly to Magento 

Migrate Weebly to WooCommerce

Migrate Weebly to OpenCart

Migrate Weebly to BigCommerce

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