Widely known as the most powerful opensource platform, Magento store number has steadily grown in recent years. It combines many smart and outstanding functionalities which can push traffic, marketing, sales and the growth effectively. If you are too busy in your online business, you may not know that Magento 1 will be stopped all support by June 2020. So it is essential to switch your store to Magento 2. When it comes to Magento 1 to Magento 2 upgrade, many people are tired of doing this task because they think that it is complicated with code, programming skills and potential risks in the upgrade process. However, in fact, moving your store from Magento 1 to Magento 2 is very easy. Even you are not a tech guy, you can do it effortlessly.

This article is showing Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration using LitExtension.

To begin with, you can register an account at LitExtension.con and run the demo for free.

After having your own account, you can run the migration on your own.

*Note: If you don’t have much time to do, you can consider LitExtension All-in-one Service. This task will be completed by LitExtension experts.

Login to your account and click Create New Migration to proceed to step 1 of the process

Step 1. Cart Setup

Right here setup your Magento 1 and Magento 2 by choosing Magento as cart type. Then provide their URL to the corresponding plank bars.

After that, Download and install LitExtension Connector to Magento store root folder by FTP. Apply the action for both source and target. This will establish a connection between the two stores to help you transfer your data.

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Step 2. Entity Selection

You can select what entities you want to migrate. To preserve perfectly the links among those data, we highly recommend you to transfer them at once.

You also can see additional options to extend your migration possibility. Mapping section below will help you data displayed correspondingly in Magneto 2 store.

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Step 3. Perform Magento 1 to Magento 2 Migration

Now you are ready to migrate your data from Magento 1 to Magento 2. You can try Free Demo to test the accuracy of the process with 20 entities limited. Or you can go ahead with Full Migration by clicking Skip Demo Migration.

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Since you start the migration, you can close the browser window, internet or any energy supply. The process will keep running. When it finished, the system will send you an email to inform.

This is the easiest way to migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2. There is no code or technical required here.

You can read more information Why should you upgrade to the latest Magento version to see the migration is really worth doing.


Since 2011, I founded LitExtension Solutions offering shopping cart migration service including Magento, WooCommerce, Shopify,... LitExtension has been the leading provider of automated Shopping Cart Migration Service in the world with more than 20,000 global customers and we have delivered 30,000+ successful migrations to our customers over the past 5 years.