How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

osCommerce is an e-Commerce solution with a rich experience. The platform used to be one of the most popular open source shopping carts. However, today there are a lot of e-Commerce engines which can provide better opportunities for online business. One of them is PrestaShop. It offers a wide range of features, an easy installation process, effortless store management. These advantages encourage store owners migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop.


In order to make your data transferring fast and straightforward Cart2Cart presents video tutorial and an easy step by step instruction on how to perform osCommerce migration.

Step 1. Sign in

Create Cart2Cart account or sign in with your current Facebook or Google account. Thats really easy.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 2. Select Source Cart

Here you have to pick your current shopping cart from a drop-down menu. After that, enter your present shop’s URL. Next, download Connection Bridge on your computer. Extract it from zip archive and shift to the root directory. To perform that you have to use FTP client and FileZilla or Total Commander. In order to make the process of bridge installation easier, look through our FAQ.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 3. Select Target Cart

You have to repeat the same stages with a target cart:

  • choose PrestaShop as your target cart
  • enter URL of store you need to move to
  • download and install Connection Bridge

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 4. Items Selection

Now you have to pick entities which have to be transferred to PrestaShop store. Just put a tick near item that have to be moved. If you need to migrate all data, press Check All box. You can expand shop’s functionality with additional options.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 5. Language Mapping

If your store is multilingual Cart2Cart provides a possibility to transfer languages, as well.

Step 6. Currencies Mapping

Use different currencies to sell your products? Move them to a target PrestaShop store.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 7. Orders Mapping

If you’ve chosen to migrate orders on the fourth step, now you have a possibility to match their statuses. Just map your osCommerce orders statuses with PrestaShop’s.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 8. Demo Migration

We recommend you not to skip this step because you will have a possibility to evaluate migration results. Moreover, it is absolutely free and will take you only a few minutes. In order to get more information about demo migration, read our article.

After it is performed we encourage you to leave a feedback and rate the results as it is really important for us.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 9. Full migration

In a case, you are satisfied with an outcome of Demo Migration, you can start Full Migration. Make sure you have enough cash on your account. Otherwise, you will be asked to charge it with more funds. You can watch how the process is performing. After it is completed, you will receive an email notification.

How to Migrate osCommerce to PrestaShop [Video]

Step 10. Check Migration results

Thats it! You have just established a new online store. All your products, orders and customers are displayed on desirable PrestaShop store.