There are 2 popular types of platforms used widely in this time, including open source cart and hosted solution. Open- source cart is considered professional with different outstanding features, whereas users appreciate hosted solution with its ease and friendliness to use. Is there anyone mixed both their advantages?
WooCommerce, just a WordPress’s plugin, is invented with both of above features: Easy and advanced:
- Cost-effective with free installation and themes, extensions (or very cheap ones)
- Flexible for users to give sale prices and independent attributes and provide physical, virtual, downloadable and even affiliate products.
- Familiar for users using WP before and takes not much time to discover.
- Customizable with 2000 different to change pre-set CSS styles and color themes, tweak the code and experiment special features.
- Professional with detailed order tracking and customer engagement tools for users to view open orders, update delivery statuses, apply discount code, set up taxes, etc.
- Good analytic tools allowing calculating daily sales, total sales, measure the statistics for different customers individually, follow the number of order, etc.
- Large community with support from many pro developers
- Suitable usage for both small and big business scale.
These features explain why more and more eMerchants have tendency to migrate their current shopping cart to WooCommerce. However, it seems that they have no official answer for which best way to do it swiftly. Despite not be WP experts, LitExtension researched and can help you in the aspect to bring database to new WooCommerce platform. After reading this guidance, you will find no difficulties in it. We would like to show you how to migrate your store to WooCommerce by using LitExtension
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
Cart Migration is a web application which can be installed on Source Store or Target Store or a third party server.
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.
Step 2: Migration Configuration
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.
If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate Contact LitExtension team for more Support or FREE demo