Officially recommended by Shopify

Zen Cart to Shopify
Migration Service

It takes just 4 simple steps to set up an automated transfer, migrate Zen Cart to Shopify data, like products, customers, orders, and other entities and create your newly-established store with no impact your Zen Cart e-shop performance.

Supported versions: Zen Cart 1.2.x - 1.5.x - Shopify , Shopify Plus

How to migrate from Zen Cart to Shopify?

Connect your Source Cart

Enter your current store URL. Set up the Connection Bridge file by yourself or have it done automatedly by Cart2Cart.

Connect your Target Cart

Enter your Shopify store URL. Install Cart2Cart extension for Shopify and continue the migration setup within your Shopify Admin Panel.

Select the data to migrate

Mark the data types to move, match them to the corresponding Shopify ones and choose extra migration options.

Launch your migration

Run free Demo to see Cart2Cart in action. Move on with the Full Migration and enjoy your brand new Shopify store in no time!

How to migrate from Zen Cart to Shopify with Cart2Cart?

Connect your Source Cart

Type in your current online shop URL. Set up the Connection Bridge file on your own or have it done automatedly by Cart2Cart.

Connect your Target Cart

Indicate your Shopify store URL. Install Cart2Cart plugin for Shopify and proceed with the migration setup within your Shopify Admin Panel.

Select the data to migrate

Mark the data types to move, match them to the corresponding Shopify ones and choose extra migration options.

Launch your migration

Run free Demo to see how Cart2Cart works. Proceed with the Full Migration and enjoy your brand new Shopify store in no time!

Manual migration
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Competitors
Level of tech skills needed
Pro
Beginner
Intermediate
Success migration rate
(no human involvement needed)
30%

Success migration rate
(no human involvement needed)
90%

60%
Average migration duration
7 days

5 hours

10 hours
Extra features to refine the migration result

20

10
Free technical consultations

24/7

Average migration cost
(for store with 1 500 products)
$0

$99

$99
Migration Preview (free try without a destination cart installed)
Partly
Level of tech skills needed


Beginner
Success migration rate
(no human involvement needed)

90%

Average migration cost
(for store with 1 500 products)

$99

Estimate your Migration Cost

To calculate your Zen Cart to Shopify migration price, click the button below. The migration price depends on the number of data types and the additional migration options selected.

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What data can be migrated from
Zen Cart to Shopify

1. Products
  • Name, SKU, Full Description, Images in Description, Status, Manufacturer.
  • Price, Special Price.
  • Weight.
  • Meta Title, Meta Description.
  • Variants ( Attributes, Price ) Due to Shopify limitations, no more than 99 variants and 3 options per product will be migrated .
  • Base Image, Additional Images.
  • Quantity.
2. Product Categories
  • Name Categories will be moved to collections

    whilst Subcategories will be transferred as product tags

    , Description, Status.
  • Image.
  • Meta Title, Meta Description.
3. Manufacturers
  • Name Can be migrated only in a tie with products manufacturers info

    itself, is not visible in Shopify's admin panel

    .
4. Customers
  • First Name, Last Name, Email, Customer Group Customer Groups will be moved to Tags in customers accounts , Newsletter.
  • Billing Address ( First Name, Last Name, Company, Address 1, Address 2, Country, State, City, Zip Code, Telephone ).
  • Shipping Address ( First Name, Last Name, Company, Address 1, Address 2, Country, State, City, Zip Code, Telephone ).
5. Orders
  • ID Additional option "Preserve order IDs on the Target Store" should be selected , Order Date Sales reports may get distorted after migration to Shopify. Read FAQ for more info. , Order Status, Order Products ( Name, SKU ), Product Price, Quantity, SubTotal Price, Discount Price, Tax Price, Shipping Price, Total Price, Order Comments.
  • Customer Name, Email, Billing Address ( First Name, Last Name, Company, Address 1, Address 2, Country, State, City, Zip Code, Telephone ).
  • Shipping Address ( First Name, Last Name, Company, Address 1, Address 2, Country, State, City, Zip Code, Telephone ).
6. Reviews
  • Created Date, Rate, User Name Make sure the additional plugin is installed to Shopify store before the data import. Click for more info , Comment Make sure the additional plugin is installed to Shopify store before the data import. Click for more info , Product.

Additional Options

Clear Target Store data before migration

Will delete all data from your Shopify store

free

Migrate Short & Full descriptions

They will be moved into one description field

free

Move images from products, categories, blog posts descriptions

Those included in the descriptions

+$49

Set products quantity to 100 on Shopify store

To check how the migration works for out of stock products

+$29

Self-service data import for newbies

from$29

Use Cart2Cart to easily move your Zen Cart data to Shopify and start selling in your brand new Shopify store shortly

Mid-sized business

Invisible service to migrate ecommerce data between 85+ platforms

Starting from2 migrations
/per account

Save time and concentrate on complex tasks while Cart2Cart deals with your customers' data migration at a discounted price

Ecommerce professionals

All-in-one database migration tool

from$299

Simply let us know your import needs. We will import all the records from Zen Cart to Shopify for you, from A to Z.

Large enterprise

“Cart2Cart is a phenomenal migration tool that saves us time, a lot of energy and money... If we had to put in the man hours, it would literally cost us 10x the amount Cart2Cart actually cost.”

Jason Sidana, Co-Founder of Midknight Genius,
Web Design&Development Agency, NY

Zen Cart to Shopify migration FAQs

Does Cart2Cart switch multi-language from Zen Cart to Shopify?

Cart2Cart supports multiple language migration across different platforms. Nevertheless, you should look up the migrated data table above to make sure this option is provided for your migration case.

How to migrate Zen Cart customers to Shopify?

To find out if the service can transfer your Zen Cart webshop customers to Shopify, please consult the list of transferable data. Then, simply click the Customers checkbox while setting the import in the Migration Wizard to indicate you’d like to move the customer data.

Can I retry Demo migration?

Yes, Cart2Cart data migration tool permits the users to restart Demo Migrations as many times as needed to different Target platforms. In order to accomplish it - do the following:
  1. Go to to your Cart2Cart account.
  2. Go to My Migrations List.
  3. Find the needed migration where the demo is finished, and activate the "Continue Migration" button.
  4. After, go back to the second step of the Migration Wizard "Demo Migration" and simply activate "Start Demo Migration" button. The Demo store data transfer will start over again.

How much does the data migration service cost?

The Cart2Cart pricing is flexible. The transfer cost depends on:
  • source platform type (the one you export the data from)
  • target platform type (the one you move to)
  • number of entities to transfer -namely, the count of products, customers, and orders.
You can count the cost of your transfer with Cart2Cart with the help of the Migration Estimator.

Can I try Cart2Cart for free?

Yes, the Cart2Cart database migration service offers a free unlimited Demo Migration feature (test transfer). It allows to transfer a limited number of data entities (up to 10 products, customers, orders and other data related to them) from Zen Cart to your new Shopify platform in around 10-15 minutes. When you are satisfied with the Demo results, you can go on with the Full (paid) transfer.

Can the migration negatively influence my running store?

Absolutely not. The transfer process doesn’t harm your existing eCommerce platform in any way. You can go on selling as always while the data is being exported.

Do I risk losing data from my existing Zen Cart store after the migration?

No, your migrated Zen Cart e-shop data isn't influenced by the replatforming at all. Actually, the data (products, customers, order history, etc.) is just “copied”(exported) from Zen Cart and “pasted” (imported) into your Shopify store database.

So, the data migration process is totally safe for the e-shop that is transferred and there is zero risk of losing any of the data. We guarantee 100% uptime and data security during the transfer with Cart2Cart database migration tool. In other words, you can keep selling while your Source Store data is being moved to the new platform.

Will Cart2Cart import products from Zen Cart to Shopify?

To automatically import your products from Zen Cart to Shopify, simply tick the necessary checkbox(Products) while configuring your migration.

How to switch orders from Zen Cart to Shopify??

To movethe orders from Zen Cart to Shopify, you have to click the proper field (Orders) in Migration Wizard during migration setup and your Zen Cart orders will be moved to Shopify right away.

Does Cart2Cart migration process impact my Zen Cart store performance?

No, the database migration doesn’t influence either the speed, or the performance of your current Zen Cart eCommerce website. The Cart2Cart migration service just “copies” the info from your Zen Cart eCommerce website and imports it into the new Shopify one. It doesn’t impact the eCommerce website in any way, so you can keep selling as usual.

How to transfer the database from Zen Cart to Shopify?

Please, complete these steps to export your Zen Cart webstore database from to Shopify:
  • Choose|Pick|Select} Zen Cart and Shopify platforms from the list.
  • Select the data you want to import to Shopify and pick the supplementary migration options.
  • Start free Demo migration to see the service in action.
  • Commence the Full database export.

Do you support the migration of attributes from Zen Cart to Shopify?

If you want to import attributes to the Shopify cart, we advise you to to check the table of supported data entities above to make sure it is supported for your Zen Cart to Shopify migration before starting the data switch.

Why 150,000+ customers choose Cart2Cart?

100% non-techie
friendly

If you handle managing your e-store, you can migrate it with Cart2Cart. No coding, no worries

Lightning fast
migration

Just a few hours - and all your store data is moved to its new home

Keep selling while
migrating

The process of data transfer has no effect on the migrated store. At all

Open to the
customers’ needs

We’re ready to help import data from database dump, csv. file, a rare shopping cart etc

24/7 live support

Get every bit of help right when you need it. Our live chat experts will eagerly guide you through the entire migration process

Get the most out of your data transfer

Get more time for your store management while Cart2Cart carries out a fast Zen Cart to Shopify data transfer for you. Benefit from our user-friendly migration tool with no tech competence required.

Zen Cart
Shopify
Charge of miggration

Your data is safely locked with Cart2Cart

We’re committed to protecting our customers’ data security. Check out our Security Policy

Server Security

All migrations are performed on a secure dedicated Hetzner server with restricted physical access

Application Security

HTTPS protocol and 128-bit SSL encryption are used to protect the data being exchanged

Network Security

The most up-to-date network architecture schema, firewall and access restrictions protect our system from electronic attacks

Data Access Control

Employee access to customer migration data is restricted, logged and audited

Cart2Cart Reviews

METHOD TEST STORE
Online store owner

This app made moving to Shopify from Zen Cart SO easy! Thanks for a great, easy-to-use app that made new store development a breeze!
Review source

From Zen Cart
To Shopify
JIM KELIHER FROM KELIHER MEDIA VENTURES
Online store owner

I had close to 8,000 products in a ZenCart store that I needed to migrate to Shopify. C2C did it all for me quickly and inexpensively. It’s the best solution out there that I’ve found to move from one eCommerce platform to another.
Review source

From Zen Cart
To Shopify
MICHAEL RICHARDSO
Online store owner

It’s amazing how Cart2Cart was able to move products (many with tons of variants), images, orders, and more flawlessly from ZenCart to Shopify. It saved many many hours of what would have been imperfect and frustrating labor. Bravo!

From Zen Cart
To Shopify
CRAFTER'S VINYL SUPPLY STORE OWNER
Online store owner

We did a Prestashop to Shopify demo migration and it worked beautifully!
Review source

From PrestaShop
To Shopify
INDYGO JUNCTION STORE OWNER
Online store owner

This Shopify Migration App worked great to migrate our store from Volusion to Shopify! It transferred over all product descriptions, photos, categories, etc. seamlessly. It’s very easy to use, and the instructions are very easy to follow. Considering the amount of information that we needed transferred, it did not take as long as we had expected.



We did an initial transfer to test out how things would look and how everything would function. It worked great! We purchased insurance with our migration so that we could re-migrate once our shop was closer to being ready to push live, and customer service has been AMAZING in our requests necessary with our remigration. They are very responsive, very informative, and extremely helpful. I would definitely recommend this service if you are looking to transfer your eCommerce site. Everything has been great! Thank you!
Review source

From Volusion
To Shopify
SUNNY CRANE LOGSDON
Online store owner

We had a few false starts, but ultimately I was paired with a great customer service representative who did everything necessary to transfer our products correctly from Wix to Shopify. I will absolutely use this company for future client migrations.
Review source

From WIX
To Shopify
LOLLYPOPKIDS BOUTIQUE
Online store owner

I contacted Cart2Cart’s help desk (direct chat) and had my questions answered very quickly and very politely. I feel much more confident now with my decision to use Cart2Cart to do the data migration from my existing website to Shopify. I was recommended to Cart2Cart for Shopify Migration by a trusted friend and I will definitely recommend them also to anyone looking to migrate. Moving website providers has been a source of stress for me and at least this is one less thing to worry about.
Review source

To Shopify
TONY HOWARD
Online store owner

I had a great experience with Cart2Cart. Reading some of the negative reviews here says more about how complex ecommerce migration is than anything else. I will say that I highly recommend paying the extra $ for their assisted service, which I did. It is totally work the extra $200 or $300 because you get a project manager who is very available, and you get to tweak your migration settings to make sure everything is just right. With the automated tools they offer, you’re on your own. But their customer support on my project was fast and responsive to my questions, and they were able to make any adjustments I needed. I migrated from Virtuemart to Shopify with over 12,000 orders and 4,000 customers. The migration was smooth. They scheduled the last “new data” import for me at a time I chose (within their working hours). And the migration was a success.
Review source

From VirtueMart
To Shopify
FRANKENMUTH FUDGE KITCHEN
Online store owner

Fantastic App. We migrated from Volusion to Shopify with no problems. Customer Accounts, Inventory, Sales Orders…everything was transferred over.

The only quirk we had was that passwords didn’t transfer over (I’m sure this is a security issue and I have no problem with it at all). The solution was to just send out a mass e-mail to all of our customers asking them to reset their password. Once they reset their password they would still have their shipping information saved as well as the list of their previous orders.

WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS APP…but like any migration process be sure you research & make sure you are doing it the correct way so there are no issues. You can’t blame a vendor for a user mistake 🙂
Review source

From Volusion
To Shopify
MISSBELLAUK
Online store owner

My experience with Migration for Shopify was positive. I was explained about the prerequisites and peculiarities for my migration from Magneto to Shopify in a detailed manner. The app is very easy to use. The migration was smooth.
Review source

From Magento
To Shopify

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