How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce [Video]

Magento is the world’s most popular e-Commerce solution. It is far ahead of a lot of competitors because of flexibility, rich features and a huge community. Nonetheless, some e-merchants claim that it is difficult to manage Magento store without high technical skills. On the other hand, market offers another shopping cart - Bigcommerce. It has an intuitive interface, easy product management and high level of security. These are the main reasons why entrepreneurs migrate from Magento to BigCommerce.

Cart2Cart will make migration process fast and easy. All you have to do is to follow an easy step by step video instruction to perform successful Magento to BigCommerce migration.

Step 1. Register an Account

To get started you have to sign in via your Facebook or Google account, or create a new one. Cart2Cart is totally web-based, so you don’t have to install any software.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 2. Choose Source Cart

Select Magento as your Source Cart from a menu. After that, you have to enter shop’s URL. The next stage is to install a Connection Bridge. To perform that you have to:

  • download file with a bridge;
  • unpack it from zip archive;
  • paste a file to the store’s root directory.

If there is something you misunderstood, look through our FAQ.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 3. Choose Target Cart

Now you have to choose BigCommerce from a list and enter store’s URL. After that, you have to provide API KEY from your BigCommerce store. To do that you have to login to your admin panel, and click on Users. Then edit the user you want to enable the API and put a tick near “Yes” to get API Path and API Key.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 4. Select Entities

On this stage, you will have an opportunity to select products, which will be shifted to BigCommerce (product categories, manufacturers, and customers). There also are additional options to clear data on Target store and strip HTML from category and product names and descriptions.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 5. Map Currencies

Here, you will have a possibility to map your Target and Source store’s currencies.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 6. Perform Demo Migration

Cart2Cart offers a possibility to try how everything works while absolutely free Demo Migration. Cart2Cart will move up to 10 entities. So you will be able to evaluate an outcome. If you are satisfied with Demo Migration, proceed to the next step.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Step 7. Perform Full Migration

Before you start Full Migration, make sure you have enough money. Otherwise, you will be asked to charge an account with more funds. On this step, it is also possible to check entities one more time. If everything is ok, press Start Full Migration button. The process will take some time, so you can close a browser window. After migration will be completed, you’ll receive an email.

How to Migrate from Magento to BigCommerce

Now you know how to perform successful Magento migration. We can congratulate you with newly established BigCommerce store.