How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop [Video]

Х-Cart started development in 2001 and now it powers thousands of online stores in more than 100 countries. At the same time, X-Cart has a lack of top end features, requires some experience to set up platform, and advanced features are available with highly priced plans. For those reasons, a lot of e-merchants decide to migrate their X-Cart to Prestashop, which offers better opportunities for business development. Moreover, it has a large number of modules and addons, helpful support.


Cart2Cart offers a possibility to move all products, customers and orders from X-Cart to PrestaShop effortlessly. Cart2Cart is fully automated so, you don’t have to install any programs and it is not necessary to have high programming skills to perform successful migration. All you have to do is to watch a video tutorial and follow an easy step by step instruction.

1. Create an Account

It is really easy to create Cart2Cart account. You are able to sign in with your Facebook or Google profile or register a new account.

How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

2. Select Source Cart

Now you have to choose X-Cart as your Source cart. Then enter store’s URL. The next you have to do is install Connection Bridge. To do that you have to download file, extract it from zip archive and paste to the root directory. For better convenience look through our FAQ.

How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

3. Select Target Cart

Now you have to perform the same procedure with target PrestaShop store.

  1. Choose PrestaShop from the drop-down menu.
  2. Paste shop’s URL.
  3. Set up Connection Bridge.
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    4. Choose Entities

    You have an opportunity to choose entities that have to be migrated to PrestaShop. Put a tick near items that have to be moved or select Check All.

    How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

    5. Map Currencies

    Cart2cart provides a possibility to map currencies which you used on X-Cart with those that will be displayed on target PrestaShop store.

    How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

    6. Orders Statuses

    You will also have a possibility to map orders statuses for better convenience in future store administration.

    How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

    7. Demo Migration

    Cart2Cart provides a possibility to try how everything works before Full Migration. Limited number of entities will be migrated to PrestaShop store while absolutely free Demo Migration. Thats why we highly recommend not to skip this step.

    How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

    8. Full Migration

    After Demo Migration is successfully finished, the next step is Full Migration. Make sure you have enough money on your account, otherwise you will be asked to charge it with more funds. Check entities that have to be moved one more time and press Start Full Migration button.

    How to Migrate X-Cart to PrestaShop

    Thats it! Now you can check X-Cart to PrestaShop migration results. We can congratulate you with new online store!