How To Migrate From Shopify To BigCommerce

Shopify and BigCommerce are two of the best eCommerce platform to make online stores. Both have a substantial market with highly advanced set of features and large extensions marketplace. Up to 2019, there are more than 1 million live websites using Shopify and 47,438 live websites using BigCommerce.

Migrating from Shopify to BigCommerce is a simple process when conducted through LitExtension migration solution. LitExtension can help you migrate products, orders, customers and other data from Shopify to BigCommerce automatically. Hence, let me guide with the easiest steps to help you transfer Shopify store to BigCommerce.

Let’s begin the process!

1. Create A LitExtension Account

Register an account or Sign In on LitExtension site. You also can login easily by your existing Google or Facebook account.

Sign In LitExtension
Sign up or sign in LitExtension

2. Create A New Migration

2.1. Enter Shopify Store Information

On the Migration Page, click Create New Migration at the top right button on the screen. Select Shopify as Source Cart Type and provide its URL into the blank bar.

Set up Source Cart
Set up Source Cart

Then, follow the brief instruction to get your Shopify API info and fill them in the form.

2.2. Enter BigCommerce Store Information

Select BigCommerce as Target Cart Type and provide its URL into the blank bar.

Set up Target Cart
Set up Target Cart

Then, follow the brief instruction to get your BigCommerce API info and fill them in the form.

3. Select Entities You Want To Migrate

Choose entities you want to migrate. You can select either all of them together or certain data. For example, only Products, Customers or Orders.

Select Entities and Additional Options
Select Entities and Additional Options

LitExtension also provides Additional Options here to extend your migration possibilities. Languages, Order Status and Customer Group will be matched together to be displayed correspondingly in the new store.

4. Perform Migration from Shopify to BigCommerce

You can try demo first or run full migration immediately.

  • To Try Demo: Start your demo migration with limited number of entities. You will see the same actions as the actual migration. However, you can skip this step by clicking “Skip Demo Migration” button to immediately move forward to Full Migration.
  • To Perform Full Migration: Once the migration is started, it will run seamlessly on the server. Therefore, there’s no need to keep your PC on while the data is being transferred. It is completely safe to turn it off! Take a break, have a cup of coffee and you’ll be notified via email when the process is completed.


Full Migration is running
Full Migration is running

5. Video Tutorial

6. Don’t Have Time To Migrate By Your Own?

In case, you are busy and just want someone to completely take care of your store migration for you, your store has some third party modules or some custom fields need to be migrated. We would like to offer the All-In-One Migration service, this service provides high quality migration with low cost. We will perform data migration and provide all the necessary customization for you. The main goal is to save time and minimize efforts of e-merchants.

7. Technical Support

LitExtension has a dedicated support team who are 24/7 available to handle any of your concerns via ticket, phone, live chat, or email. With LitExtension, customers’ satisfaction is our greatest success.

If you have any more questions while using LitExtension service, please visit our Support Center or feel free Contact Us.