How To Migrate From OpenCart To Magento

OpenCart and Magento 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 392 thousands live websites using OpenCart and 1 million live websites using Magento.

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

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 on LitExtension

2. Create A New Migration

2.1. Enter OpenCart Store Information

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

Then click LitExtension Connector to download the connector, extract the zip file and upload connector to OpenCart’s root folder.

source cart configuration
Set up Source Cart

Right here, the Connector Installation will be automatically checked and informed on the screen without manual checking.

2.2. Enter Magento Store Information

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

Then, click LitExtension Connector to download the connector, extract the zip file and upload connector to Magento’s root folder.

target cart configuration
Set up Target Cart

Right here, the Connector Installation will be automatically checked and informed on the screen without manual checking.

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 OpenCart to Magento

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 or 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

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