How To Perform Hosted/API-Based Cart Migration

Performing Hosted/API-Based Cart migration is a simple process when conducted through LitExtension migration solution. LitExtension can help you migrate products, orders, customers, and other data to Hosted/API-Based Cart in a few simple clicks. For instance, let’s follow our detailed guide to perform Magento to Shopify migration.



1. Registration

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

LitExtension Login

Sign up or sign in on LitExtension site

2. New Migration Creation

LitExtension Create New Migration

Set up Source Cart

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

Select Magento as Source Cart Type and provide 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.

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Set up Target Cart

Select Shopify as Target Cart Type and provide source 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.

LitExtension Entity Select

Select entities and additional options


4. Perform Migration

You can try demo first or run full migration immediately.

  • Demo Migration: 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.
  • Full Migration: Please click to “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 new desired store as your expectation.

Migrate For Hosted/API-Based Cart

Perform 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.

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

In case, if you are busy and just want someone to completely take care of your migration for you or your store has some third-party modules or some custom fields need to migrate. We would like to offer the All-In-One Migration service, this service provides high-quality migration service at 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.

If you have any more questions while using LitExtension service, do not hesitate to Contact Us for further assistance.


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