Every store owner is struggling to keep up with the latest trends in order to increase market share. Magento develops really quickly. Every new version offers numerous improvements and bugs fixes, which can explore store’s functionality. Moreover, without upgrading your shop’s security level decreases. However, e-merchants are afraid to upgrade their Magento due to difficulty of procedure and unpredictable outcomes. Cart2Cart offers an alternative way to update your Magento store.
If you are one of those entrepreneurs, who wants to move current Magento to Magento of a new version, Cart2Cart will help you to perform that. After watching our video tutorial and looking through an easy step by step instruction, you will move all data from one Magento version to another effortlessly.
Stage 1. Sign in
Create Cart2Cart account or log in with your Facebook or Google account.
Stage 2. Choose Source Cart
On this stage, you have to pick Magento from a menu. Then paste your present online shop’s URL. After it is done, install Connection Bridge on your computer. It will give us access to your store data. To perform that you have to:
- download it Connection Bridge
- extract file from zip archive
- paste it to the root directory with the help of FTP client.
If something is not clear to you, watch our video tutorial on how to install Connection Bridges.
Stage 3. Choose Target Cart
Now you have to repeat the procedure with your Target Cart.
- Select Magento from the drop-down menu.
- Enter target store’s URL.
- Set up Connection Bridge.
Stage 4. Entities Selection
Now you have an opportunity to pick items that have to be shifted to a desirable Magento version. You can put a tick near entities which have to be moved or press Check all box. Here, it is also possible to select additional options. For example, for Magento to Magento migration it is possible to transfer products and products categories SEO URLs.
Stage 5. Multi-store Configuration
Since Magento supports Multi-store function you can map source and target stores. Your data will be moved accurately and exactly to the desirable location.
Stage 6. Currencies Mapping
Cart2Cart provides a possibility to migrate currencies, as well. If you use only one currency, just skip this step.
Stage 7. Orders Status Mapping
On this step, you will be able to map order statuses. It will make your future store management process easier.
Step 8. Demo Migration
Now you are ready to start totally free Demo Migration. It is really important for us to know your feedback so please after Demo is completed, rate the results.
Step 9. Full Migration
At this point, you are ready to start Full Migration. Double check entities, make sure you have enough funds on your account and press Start Full Migration button.
As soon as migration process is completed you are going to receive an email notification.