How to migrate from hosted cart to a new shopping cart?

Migrating from Hosted/API-Based Cart is a simple process when conducting through LitExtension. LitExtension can help you migrate products, orders, customers, and other data from Hosted/API-Based Cart to a new desire shopping cart automatically in a few simple steps.

1. Registration

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

Migrate data from hosted cart

2. New Migration Creation

Migrate data from hosted cart

On the Migration Page, click Create New Migration button at the top right of the screen.

Select Source Cart Type and provide the source store’s URL into the blank bar. Then click LitExtension Connector to download the connector, extract the zip file, and upload connector to Source Store’s root folder. Right here, the Connector Installation will be automatically checked and informed on the screen without manual checking.

Target cart setup


Select Target Cart Type and provide the target store’s URL into the blank bar. Follow the brief instruction to get your API info and fill them in the form.

3. Entities Selection

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

Select entities to migrate


If you need demo migration first, please click Start Demo Migration button. If not, please click: Skip Demo Migration to perform full migration.

4. Perform Migration

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You can try the 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 the “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.

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