How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce [Video]

Both OpenCart and osCommerce are well recognized open source shopping carts. OpenCart offers wide customization opportunities, numerous extensions, multiple languages and currencies. However, the admin panel of this platform is not as intuitive as the one of osCommerce. This is one of the reasons that encourages merchants to move their OpenCart to osCommerce.



Cart2Cart makes the process of data transferring fast, accurate and easy. It is fully automated so, you don’t need to have high technical skills to perform successful migration. We recommend you to watch our video tutorial and look through a straightforward step by step instruction in order to understand how everything works.

Stage #1. Sign in

Cart2Cart provides a possibility to sign in with your current Facebook or Google account or register a new one.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #2. Source Cart Selection

Now you have to pick OpenCart from the drop-down menu. Then paste your current shop’s URL. The next thing you have to perform is Connection Bridge installation. To do that you have to:

  • download a file;
  • extract it from zip archive;
  • paste to the root directory using FTP client.

For better convenience, you can watch our video tutorials on how to install Connection Bridges.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #3. Target Cart Selection

Repeat the same steps with your Target Cart.

  • Choose osCommerce from a menu.
  • Enter online shop’s URL.
  • Set up Connection Bridge.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #4. Entities Selection

On this step, you have to select entities that have to be migrated by putting a tick near items. Moreover, you can select additional options, which will expand migration opportunities.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #5. Currencies Mapping

Cart2Cart provides an opportunity to map currencies on your source OpenCart store with those that be displayed on osCommerce.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #6. Orders Mapping

In a case, you’ve selected to migrate orders Cart2Cart provides a possibility to map their statuses.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #7. Demo Migration

You can try how everything works without paying a single cent. While Demo Migration you are able to move limited number of items in order to evaluate an outcome. So, don’t skip this step.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #8. Full Migration

At this point, you are able to check entities one more time. If you have a discount coupon code, put a tick in an appropriate place. Ensure you have enough money on your account and press Start Full Migration.

How to Migrate from OpenCart to osCommerce

Stage #9 Check Results

After migration process is completed, you will receive an email. Now your products, customers and order are on osCommerce store. You can check migration results on your backend and storefront. If you have some questions don't hesitate to contact our Support Team.