How to Migrate from OpenCart to WooCommerce

OpenCart is an open source e-Commerce solution that allows to customize an online store in the way you like. However, it will require high learning curve to handle a shop properly. Thats why a lot of e-merchants decide to migrate OpenCart to WooCommerce, which is easy in management, flexible and user-friendly.

Before you start migration, make sure your target WooCommerce store is running properly and you have store admin panel and FTP access. Cart2Cart will make the process of data transferring fast, accurate and easy.

Step 1. Sign in

Before you start migration, create Cart2Cart account or login via your current Facebook or Google account.

OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Registration

Step 2. Source & Target Cart Setup

Choose OpenCart as your Source Cart from the list. Then provide a link to your current online shop. After that install a Connection Bridge. To do that you should:

  1. Download the Connection Bridge
  2. Extract folder with Bridge files to your OpenCart store root directory via FTP manager

You can find out more detailed information about Connection Bridge setup here.

OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Source Cart Setup

According to the same principle, provide information about your Target Cart.

  1. Pick WooCommerce from the drop-down list
  2. Enter your WooCommerce store URL
  3. Download the Connection Bridge and extract it to your WordPress root folder with WooCommerce installed on top of it
  4. OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Target Cart Setup

    Step 3. Entities & Additional Options Selection; Mapping

    On this stage, put ticks near items you want to transfer to WooCommerce store.

    OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Entities Selection

    There will also be a possibility to choose additional options, which will expand migration possibilities. To see what each of them servers for, watch video tutorials by clicking corresponding icons located on the right.

    OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Additional options

    Now, you can map your current OpenCart store’s order statuses and customer groups to the ones in your WooCommerce store. It will help you in the future store administration.

    OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Mapping

    Step 4. Demo and Full Migration

    Before starting with an actual OpenCart to WooCommerce migration, we recommend you to perform a free Demo migration to ensure everything is set correctly. It will take only a few minutes and move a limited number of entities to your WooCommerce store. If desired, this step can be skipped.

    OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Demo Migration

    Before starting with an actual OpenCart to WooCommerce migration, we recommend you to perform a free Demo migration to ensure everything is set correctly. It will take only a few minutes and move a limited number of entities to your WooCommerce store. If desired, this step can be skipped.

    OpenCart to WooCommerce Migration - Full MigrationAs easy as that, OpenCart to WooCommerce migration can be performed. Move your store to world’s most popular shopping cart too and start with FREE Demo migration now!