How to migrate from Magento to PrestaShop?

Magento and Prestashop are two of the best eCommerce platforms to make online stores. Both have a substantial market with a highly advanced set of features and large extensions marketplace. Up to 2020, there are nearly 434,000 live websites using Magento and more than 675.000 live websites using Prestashop.

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

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

2. Create A New Migration

2.1. Enter Magento Store Information

On the Migration Page, click Create New Migration at the top right button on the screen. Select Source Cart Type and provide the source store’s URL into the blank bar.

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Fill in URL of your Magento store

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

2.2. Enter Prestashop Store Information

In Target Cart Setup Section, choose Prestashop as the Target Cart Type and provide the target store’s URL into the blank bar.

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

Fill in the URL of your Prestashop store

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 and Orders.

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Select data to migrate

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 Magento to Prestashop

You can try a demo first or run full migration immediately.

  • To Try Demo: Start your demo migration with a 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: Please click on “Skip Demo Migration” button to perform full migration immediately. Please wait during data is migrating, an email will be sent you from LitExtension system after migration completed. Now, your data will be moved to the new desired store as your expectation.
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Perform full migration from Magento to Prestashop

5. Tutorial Video

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 process at a low cost. We will perform data migration and provide all the necessary customization for you. The main goal is to save time and minimize the 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. At LitExtension, customers’ satisfaction is of the greatest importance to us.

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