How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Zen Cart is an open source shopping cart with numerous addons, reach product management features and various eye-catching templates. At the same time, Zen Cart doesn’t have an official support, so you have to be knowledgeable in PHP to find a solution. This is the main reason why e-merchants decide to migrate Zen Cart to osCommerce.



But why osCommerce? This shopping cart is known for its intuitive interface and straightforward store management. It was designed for easy and secure purchase. Thats why a lot of merchants decide to move Zen Cart to osCommerce.

Watch a video tutorial and look through a step by step instruction to move your products, customers and orders effortlessly.

Stage 1. Registration

To start migration right away, you have to register an account or sign in with your existing Google or Facebook account.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 2. Source Cart Setup

On this step you have to:

  • choose Zen Cart from the drop-down menu;
  • paste shop’s URL;
  • install a Connection Bridge.

To set up a Connection Bridge you need to download a file to your computer, unpack it and paste to the root directory. Watch video tutorials to make the process easier.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 3. Target Cart Setup

Now you have to repeat the same procedure with a Target osCommerce Cart.

  1. Select osCommerce from the list.
  2. Paste web shop’s URL.
  3. Install a Connection Bridge.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 4. Entities Selection

At this point, you will be able to choose store items you would like to transfer. All you have to do is to put ticks near entities you want to move or click Check all box. You will also be able to choose one or several additional option according to your special needs.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 5. Currencies Mapping

On this stage, you will have a possibility map currencies on your Source and Target store.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 6. Order Status Mapping

Map order statuses for easier store management in the future.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 7. Demo Migration

Cart2Cart provides a great opportunity to try how the service works while Demo Migration. These are advantages of Demo Migration:

  • totally free;
  • allows to migrate up to 10 entities, so you will be able to evaluate a result;
  • takes a few minutes.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Stage 8. Full Migration

Before you start Full Migration, make sure you:

  • double-checked entities;
  • have enough money on an account;
  • don’t have a discount coupon code.

Now you can press Start Full Migration button.

How to Migrate from Zen Cart to osCommerce [Video]

Thats it! Now Cart2Cart will everything for you. When migration is finished, you will receive an email notification. After that, you will be able to check migration results on your desirable osCommerce store.