osCommerce is a platform with rich experience in the e-Commerce world. It is really easy in administration so even newbie can manage an online store. However time goes by, and new technologies are developing. Today wins shopping cart that can satisfy needs of store owners. osCommerce not always can do that. Thats why a lot of e-merchants decide to migrate osCommerce to CS-Cart, which is fast and reasonably priced.
Cart2Cart provides an opportunity to migrate all data automatically. It means programming skills aren’t necessary. It will take you only a few hours to move all products, orders and customers from osCommerce to CS-Cart. The video tutorial and an easy step by step instruction will help you understand how easy it is to migrate with Cart2Cart.
Stage 1. Sign in
Create Cart2Cart account or log in with your current Google or Facebook account.
Stage 2. Setup Source Cart
On this step, you have to setup osCommerce as your Source Cart. After that, insert web shop’s URL. Then you must install Connection Bridge in order to give us access to your store’s data. To do that you have to:
- download bridge
- extract it from archive
- paste to the root directory
Stage 3. Setup Target Cart
Now you have to do the same procedure with your target CS-Cart cart.
- Choose CS-Cart from a drop-down menu.
- Enter target store’s URL.
- Install Connection Bridge on your computer.
Stage 4. Select Entities
On this stage, you have to select entities, which you would like to shift to CS-Cart. Just put a tick near item that have to be transferred or pick Check All. Moreover, on this step you have a possibility to select additional options. Bear in mind, they are for additional costs.
Stage 5. Currencies Mapping
Cart2Cart provides useful option for those store owners, who use several currencies to sell products. You will be able to map currencies with those, which will be displayed on target shop.
Stage 6. Order Status Mapping
Assign your order statuses to the corresponding in Target Cart. It will help you in future store administration.
Stage 7. Demo Migration
Cart2Cart provides a possibility to try how everything works before Full Migration. Just press Start Demo Migration. After the process is finished, you will be able evaluate an outcome. We would really appreciate if you rate Demo Migration results.
Stage 8. Full Migration
Make sure you have enough funds on an account and press Start Full Migration button. You will be able to track the process or close a browser window. It will take some time, so be patient. After migration from osCommerce to CS-Cart is completed, you are going to receive an email notification.
Thats it! You are an owner of newly established CS-Cart store. Check migration results and make sure everything works properly.