How to migrate from WIX 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 Wix to BigCommerce easily. You are advised that need not to consult any other sources except this understandable step-by-step guide below.

1. Preparation

For WIX Store:

  • Please ensure you have the right permission to upload files into your WIX Store.
  • WIX Store can operate normally during migration as it requires a very limited resource for the process.

How to export data (Products, Orders, Customers) from WIX Store:

Export products to CSV file

  • To export product files from wix you’ll need to enable Developer Tools, in your admin panel first. To do that, follow these steps:
  • Open your Editor.
  • On the Editor Top Bar, click Code, and then click Turn on Developer Tools.
  • Go to Database -> Store
  • Select Products
  • Select Import/Export
  • Click on the “Export” button.

Export customers to CSV file

  • Sign in to your Wix admin account.
  • Go to Contacts & CRM -> Contact List
  • Click “Select all”
  • Go to More actions -> Export Contacs -> Export
  • Go to customer export file, please change title First Name to First_Name on the first line

Export orders to CSV file

  • Sign in to your Wix admin account.
  • Go to Store Orders
  • Click “Select all”
  • Click on the “Export” button.
  • Go to order export file, please change title Order # to Order_# on the first line

For the BigCommerce Store:

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.

3.2. Migration Configuration

  • Select suitable Languages, Order Statuses and Currencies for BigCommerce store.
    Currencies Mapping: Assign Wix currencies to proper BigCommerce currencies.
    Orders Status Mapping: Assign Wix order statuses to proper BigCommerce order statuses.
  • Select all data you want to migrate from WIX to BigCommerce.

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    • 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.

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3.3. Migration
The migration will take place automatically in this final step. 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 Wix to BigCommerce migration tool – optimized solution for your online business.

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

Migrate WIX to Magento

Migrate WIX to WooCommerce

Migrate WIX to Prestashop

Migrate WIX to OpenCart

Migrate WIX to Shopify

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