In the hard race to become winner in eCommerce platform marketing, Magento is still holding the highest position with about 200,000 users. It is confidently showing its profession in impressive features and more and more powerful functions. You can find out more about Magento here.

Ecommerce merchants running another platform like nopCommerce, osCommerce or Virtuemart, etc. therefore, also try to manage themselves to migrate data to Magento without losing. In Magento forums, there are lots of different topics for businessmen to discuss seriously and find out the best solution which is both simple and effective. Because of the impossibility to share clearly our way to all you guys in community, today we would like to publish the detailed instruction which is hoped to be the most practical and ideal for migration to Magento. Don’t worry, we are trying to describe it most understandably and easily for following

1. Preparation

Prepare must-have data

  • From an open-source shopping carts (Magento, Prestashop, WooCommerce,…) to Shopify: URL, FTP account access
  • From Cart Service (BigCommerce, 3dCart,…) to Shopify: API


2. Set-up

Cart Migration is a Magento extension which can be installed on Magento backend

3. Migration

The migration will go through 3 simple steps:

Step 1: Source Cart Setup

There are a few types of Source Cart:

  • Self-hosted cart (osCommerce, OpenCart, Magento, Prestashop, WooCommerce,… ): You should upload a connector as guided.
  • SaaS with API (Shopify, Bigcommerce, 3dcart, Americommerce): You need to login backend of your cart and get the API information as guided in the form.
  • SaaS with file exported (Volusion, Yahoo Store, Amazon Store, Miva Merchant,…): You need to go to backend of your cart, export necessary data files as guide in the upload form.

magento migration step 1

Step 2: Migration Configuration

magento migration step 2

Step 3: Migration

The migration will take place automatically in this final step. In order for it to progress, you should not close your browser.
magento migration step 3

We don’t want to make up our tool for attraction. All the sharing is real and you can try it yourselves to enjoy. Professionally, we appreciate simpleness!

We support migration all following carts to Magento:

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate Contact LitExtension team for more Support or FREE demo


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.

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