Are you having a headache with your WooCommerce store because of its complicated structure? Are you planning to switch your WooCommerce store to another powerful eCommerce platform?
If that’s your current situation, Shopify should be one of the most ideal alternatives! Like WooCommerce, Shopify is among the top-list eCommerce platforms on the market.
Let’s take a look at Google Trends for the past 5 years, we can see that both platforms have a quite steady growth. However, from 2020, people tend to research the keyword “Shopify” almost 4 times more than the keyword “WooCommerce”. Obviously, Shopify seems to be getting much more attention than WooCommerce in recent years.
So, how to migrate WooCommerce to Shopify? Read to the end of this blog to figure out all the detailed steps to perform WooCommerce to Shopify migration with LitExtension’s WooCommerce to Shopify app.
Why to migrate from WooCommerce to Shopify?
We have made a summary of Shopify and WooCommerce comparison based on different criteria so that you can easily find out the reasons why you should migrate from WooCommerce to Shopify.
|Performance||Web pages load in 309 milliseconds||All monitored stores’s pages load time reach 776 milliseconds, cart pages load in 1.32 second|
|Easy of use||Designed for all owner, even those who has no coding knowledge||Setting up a WooCommerce store with many steps: instal WordPress, install WooCommerce, manage updates, keep backups, etc.|
|Design||100+ different designs and easy to change||48,308 themes and website templates|
|Blog and Content||Need an app for more customization options||Integrates with the robust content marketing system of WordPress|
|Apps and add-ons||2500+ apps and extensions||55,000+ unpaid plugins|
|Integrations||Sync your online shop to your social media like Instagram and Facebook or Google, especially Pinterest||Sync your shop with Amazon, eBay, and social media sites like Facebook.|
|Payment gateways||+100 payment gateways. Shopify Payments – Free and easy to use||PayPal and Stripe|
|Dropshipping||Integration apps: AliExpress, Oberlo, Printify, etc.||Allow to install extensions that make order fulfillment a breeze or help you to import products, complete orders from your website, and more|
|SEO||Shopify SEO is easy to manage||Have full control over every aspect of your store including the parts that affect SEO|
|24/7 support over the phone, live chat, and email||24/7 support over phone, live chat, or submit tickets and a range of setup guides|
Apparently, Shopify is a lot easier to use and it doesn’t require you to install anything, and you can get started quickly. Therefore, Shopify is not only a prominent alternative to WooCommerce but also a completely hassle-free platform that offers many outstanding features.
To understand thoroughly why so many people have been choosing Shopify over WooCommerce, read more about our comprehensive comparison between the two giant platforms.
Migrate from WooCommerce to Shopify using LitExtension migration app
Basically, you can perform WooCommerce to Shopify migration directly on LitExtension website. LitExtension provides an automated data migration that helps you transfer all your important data such as customers, orders, products and other related entities from your WooCommerce to Shopify with a high level of security and accuracy.
You can perform it by yourself or choose the All-in-One migration service if you don’t have technical skills and enough time to run the migration process on your own. It is an A to Z service where our experts will take care of the whole job from the beginning to the end of the process.
Don’t hesitate to take a look at the step-by-step guide to transfer data from WooCommerce to Shopify.
Furthermore, you can also run migration using WooCommerce to Shopify app, namely LitExtension WooCommerce Import app on Shopify App Store. Therefore, this blog will provide you with all the information needed to use WooCommerce to Shopify app successfully. Let’s get started!
Why should you choose WooCommerce to Shopify app?
Before jumping into the migration process, you should spend a few minutes to get a quick view of those below advantages when using LitExtension’s WooCommerce to Shopify App on Shopify App store:
- You can easily find LitExtension’s WooCommerce to Shopify app on the Shopify App Store, just insert the keyword regarding WooCommerce migration into the research bar, for example, LitExtension, WooCommerce, Woocommerce Import, etc.
- LitExtension Migration App is free to install, it means that you don’t need to pay any fee to install this app. However, during the migration process, some additional charges may apply depending on your selections.
- If you don’t have any advanced technical skills, don’t worry because when using LitExtension app, you only need to follow 4 simple steps with the specific instructions beside.
- In the setup part, your connector will be automatically uploaded. Or you can choose to install the connector manually following 3-easy steps.
- If you have any issues during the migration process, you can contact LitExtension support team via the box chat in the right corner of the website. We guarantee to support you 24/7 as we do on LitExtension website.
With those benefits, it is not too difficult to perform the migration with WooCommerce to Shopify App.
How to run migration with WooCommerce to Shopify app?
As I mentioned above, there are only 4 basic steps to import WooCommerce to Shopify completely using LitExtension Migration App. Let’s jump into it right now!
- Step 1: Log in or register an account to your Shopify store. Then look up for WooCommerce Import app or LitExtension Store Migration app on Shopify App Store.
Add WooCommerce Import app for free.
- Step 2: Fill in information
From Shopify admin, you need to fill in your WooCommerce URL, Admin Username and Admin Password in the corresponding field.
- Step 3: Configure the migration
You will have to choose which entities you want to migrate from WooCommerce to Shopify. You can choose to migrate only a few or click “Select all” to migrate all of them. Besides, to extend your migration possibilities, LitExtension also provides additional options to help you resolve serious problems after the migration.
For example, you can choose “Clear current data on Target Store before Migration”. It allows deleting all the existing data that you have chosen above on your Target Store (if you have any). Therefore, data duplication risk can be avoided.
- Step 4: Perform WooCommerce to Shopify migration
Now you are ready to run the migration. We highly recommend you to run the FREE DEMO migration first to see how the migration process will be carried out by LitExtension. Don’t forget that this demo only performs with a limited number of entities (20 entities maximum). Don’t worry, you will see the same procedure as the full migration.
After checking the migration result, you can easily proceed to the full WooCommerce to Shopify migration.
In summary, this article guided you with a complete process of WooCommerce to Shopify migration using WooCommerce to Shopify app on Shopify App Store. I hope you find it helpful to you in some way! And you will perform your WooCommerce to Shopify migration successfully and effortlessly.
Once again, if you are looking for an optimal solution for website transfer, LitExtension is the 2020 world-top migration tool. When using our automated tool, all your data will be completely migrated from WooCommerce to Shopify without any problems and all your questions will be well-resolved with our 24/7 support team! Join our community to get more eCommerce knowledge.
Keep up your good work and good luck with your migration!