How to migrate from Yahoo Store 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 Yahoo Store 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

** Export data from Yahoo to CSV files
>> Export Products to CSV files

  • Click Catalog Manager link in the Edit column. Click on “Customize the table information you see” button.
  • In the popup window, add all columns from the left pane to the right pane, click “Apply changes” to close the popup.
  • Click on “Download table as .zip file”.
  • Unzip the file to have .csv file.
  • Upload this data to Migration Wizard and proceed to the next step.

>> Export Orders to CSV files

  • Click the Orders link in the Process column.
  • Enter a range of orders to export.
  • Select an export format from the pull-down menu. Choose.CSV.
  • Click the Export button. Access and Generic CSV format, click the Download link for Orders.csv and save the file.
  • Upload this data to Migration Wizard and proceed to the next step.

>>Export Order Items to CSV files

  • Click the Orders link in the Process column.
  • Enter a range of orders to export.
  • Select an export format from the pull-down menu. Choose .csv.
  • Click the Export button. Access and Generic CSV format, click the Download link for Items.csv and save the file.
  • Upload this data to Migration Wizard and proceed to the next step.

>>Export Order Item Options to CSV files

  • Click the Orders link in the Process column.
  • Enter a range of orders to export.
  • Select an export format from the pull-down menu. Choose .csv.
  • Click the Export button. Access and Generic CSV format, click the Download link for Options.csv and save the file.
  • Upload this data to Migration Wizard and proceed to the next step.

** 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 Yahoo Store is multilingual, corresponding languages (or storeviews) should be available in BigCommerce.
    Currencies Mapping: Assign Yahoo Store currencies to proper BigCommerce currencies.
    Orders Status Mapping: Assign Yahoo Store order statuses to proper BigCommerce order statuses.
  • Select all data you want to migrate from Yahoo Store 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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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 Yahoo Store to BigCommerce migration tool – optimized solution for your online business.

You also can consider migrating your current Yahoo Store to other target carts:

Migrate Yahoo Store to Magento

Migrate Yahoo Store to WooCommerce

Migrate Yahoo Store to Prestashop

Migrate Yahoo Store to OpenCart

Migrate Yahoo Store to Shopify

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