Magento is a platform with vast customization opportunities, numerous templates, large and helpful community, advanced features. However, a lot of e-merchants complain it is too difficult to manage Magento store. Really, if you don’t have at least medium technical skills, you will face some difficulties while administrative process. In contradistinction to Magento, OpenCart store is lightweight, easy to download and install, has convenient and clear control panel. Thats why a lot of online stores owners decide to migrate Magento to OpenCart.
In order to help you avoid difficulties while moving all data from Magento to OpenCart Cart2Cart provides an automated migration. An interesting video tutorial and easy step by step instruction will help you understand how it works and perform straightforward data transferring.
Stage 1. Create Cart2Cart account
In order to start work with Cart2Cart you have to sign in with your Google or Facebook account or register a new one.
Stage 2. Setup Source Cart
Select Magento as your Source Cart. Next you have to enter your current online store’s URL. After that download Connection Bridge on your computer in order to give access to your data. After downloading you have to exact it from zip archive and paste to the root directory. To do that you have to use FTP client and Total Commander or FileZilla. For better convenience look through FAQ with video tutorial.
Stage 3. Setup Target Cart
The same procedure you have to repeat with target OpenCart cart.
- Select Target Cart.
- Enter target shop’s URL.
- Install Connection Bridge.
Stage 4. Entities Selection
Now you have to select entities which have to be moved to OpenCart. Just tick items you would like to migrate or pick Check all box. There also is a possibility to order additional options to expand migration opportunities.
Note: For migration from Magento to OpenCart is is possible to move products and products categories SEO URLs.
Stage 5. Multi-store Configuration
On this step, you have an opportunity to map your source and target stores, as Magento supports Multi-store function.
Stage 6. Currencies Mapping
In a case you use more than one currency to sell your products, Cart2Cart provides an opportunity to move them, as well. If you don’t, just skip this step.
Stage 7. Orders Status Mapping
If you’ve chosen to migrate orders, on this step you will have an opportunity to map their statuses.
Stage 8. Demo Migration
Absolutely free Demo Migration will help you to understand how it works. We highly recommend not to skip this step. Moreover, it will take you only a few minutes.
Stage 9. Full Migration
After successful Demo Migration, you are able to start Full Migration. Make sure you have enough money on your account, double check entities, which have to be moved and press Start Full Migration button.
Stage 10. Check Migration Results
After the process of data migration is completed you will receive an email notification. We can congratulate you with just established new OpenCart store.