Ecwid to Shopify migration provided by LitExtension helps to transfer your important data including products, customers, orders, blogs and other related entities. The process will be completed automatically, securely, and accurately.
Select “Source Cart” from the dropdown list. Afterward, enter store URL and follow brief instructions to set up the Shopify migration process.
Choose the entities you want within the eCommerce site migration such as products, categories, orders, customers, SEO URLs, and even more.
You want to import to Shopify and start enjoying the power of that fantastic platform but are afraid of the complex Shopify data migration process? Worry not, LitExtension makes the Shopify migration seamless and stress-free with only six simple steps:
Now, let’s head straight to 3 critical steps of the Shopify migration with LitExtension automated shopping cart migration solution below!
Once you have logged in, click “Create new migration”. Then, you will see a page where you can enter the information of your Source and Target Cart.
First of all, choose your Source Cart from the drop-down menu. Then enter your store URL.
Moving on to Target Cart setup, after you have chosen Shopify as your Target Cart from the menu, enter your store URL and the API password to the blank spaces.
In case you don’t know how to get an API password from your Shopify store, you can follow the instructions of this video.
Now you are ready to click “Next” and proceed to the next stage of the migration process.
This is where you choose the entities that you want to migrate to Shopify. LitExtension supports migrating products, customers, pages, blog posts, and coupons in this case. You can choose to migrate only a few or click “Select all” to migrate all of them.
To help you extend your migration possibilities, LitExtension also offers some additional options such as Clear current data on Target Store before Migration or Create the 301 redirects on your Target Store after migration. The former option allows you to delete all the existing data that you have chosen above on your Target Store (if you have any). The data duplication risk can therefore be avoided. 301 redirect is a procedure of pointing URLs from one site to another. In other words, when your customers click on the links of your old Source Cart website, they will be redirected immediately to the corresponding page on your new Shopify store.
Don’t forget to map your order status and language so that they will be displayed correspondingly on the Shopify site.
Now you are ready to run the migration. We highly recommend you run the FREE DEMO migration first to see how the migration process will be carried out by LitExtension. After that, you will receive $5 and later you can use it as a discount when running Full Migration.
Once the migration starts, 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 your email will receive a notification when the process is completed.
You may have a number of extensions that you installed on your Source Cart to support your business and you don’t want to lose these extended functionalities. In order to achieve that, you need to find and install the Shopify apps which have similar purposes as those in your Source Cart store. After that, LitExtension will help you migrate data from the Source Cart extensions/apps/plugins into the corresponding in Shopify.
During the whole migration process, LitExtension still keeps your old Source Cart store running normally. Accordingly, you will still receive new orders and customers as usual while being busy decorating your new home. This is when our recent data migration, smart update and remigration services come in handy.
All these three options are FREE under the condition that you have performed full migration with LitExtension within 3 months before and the total additional entities is less than 10% the total number of entities in the first migration.
For further details on how each activity should be performed, check out this article!
So, don’t hesitate to move to Shopify with LitExtension since the process is easy peasy! If you aren’t ready to perform the migration all by yourself, leave your Shopify migration in good hands with our All-in-One Migration Package. Our Shopify migration experts will lift the weight of manual tasks off your shoulder and handle the migration at a committed response time, with a personal assistant and free additional options. We are happy to help, so reach out to one of our agents if you run into any hiccups during your stay!
Here you can schedule a call with our experts to discuss your Ecwid to Shopify shopping cart migration and consult any related matters such as custom fields, special requirements, etc.
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Preserving Order IDs on a Target Store after the migration
Strip all the HTML tags from category, product names/descriptions to make sure they will display properly in Target Store.
With this option you will be able to migrate images in descriptions of products, categories and blog posts from your Source Store to the Target Store.
The cost of migration from to depends on how many entities you have on your store. The Pricing Estimator will help you to get how much does it cost.The pricing is billed in USD.
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Due to the peculiarities of Shopify functionality, it sets limits for product variants. Thus, it is not allowed to migrate each product with more than 99 variants and 3 attributes from any shopping cart to Shopify.
Shopify doesn’t allow creating product options and attributes. So, you cannot migrate options and attributes to Shopify. But don’t worry, if your Source Cart has this type of data, during the data migration process, LitExtension will generate product variants out of your existing product options on your Target Shopify Store.
Regarding attributes, to have product descriptions displayed, our tool will import them to meta fields on Shopify.
Note that, due to Shopify’s limitations, any product on Shopify only has less than 99 variants. As a result, your products will be migrated to Shopify with no more than 99 variants and 3 attributes.
Yes, you can possibly migrate categories and subcategories of products to Shopify. However, in Shopify, products will be located under collections only. Therefore, all categories and subcategories of products from the Source Store will be changed into collections in Shopify. [Read More]
As you may have known, custom fields are not available on Shopify. However, the platform offers meta fields. Please click here for more understanding.
By default, our migration tool imports product attributes from your source store to meta fields on your Target Store. To have them displayed on Shopify admin, you will have to install the Metafields Guru app. Please click here for more details.
Unfortunately, you cannot migrate several languages to Shopify. In this case, you can use an app that will allow to translate the storefront into multiple languages or exploit several stores.
No way to migrate passwords from other platforms to Shopify, since each shopping cart has its own password encryption peculiarities, moreover Shopify was the hosted eCommerce solution and none can touch to Shopify database to check Shopify password encryption.
To ensure the platform remains stable and fair for everyone, all Shopify APIs are rate-limited. Shopify APIs use several different rate-limiting methods. [Read More]
On Shopify, SKUs are provided only for variants and simple products (products with no variants). Therefore, SKUs from your Source Store will be imported to variants or simple products on Shopify Store. That’s why you can’t migrate product SKU that are not simple product.
Our migration tool imports data to Shopify via API which has some limitations. One limitation is that we cannot import the “created_at” date time, but it is autogenerated by Shopify instead. Click here for more details. That’s why you see the same date/time as migration data/time instead of the actual date/time.
We offer the state-of-the-art migration solution at the most reasonable price. You can migrate your store from Ecwid to Shopify with ease, high speed, and utmost accuracy.
All shopping cart migration steps are simplified to reduce human involvement. Get a hands-off Shopify migration experience with LitExtension!
Achieving seamless cloud migrations with zero downtime. We keep your store active normally during Ecwid to Shopify migration. No Sales Disruption!
All migration jobs will be carried out on Linode servers located in the USA, Euro, Australia, Singapore,…
The data is protected by HTTPS secure protocol and 128-bit SSL encryption. Nothing is stored on LitExtension’s servers.
Only authorized LitExtension experts can access the source code to handle custom migration requests.
LitExtension is compliant with GDPR regulations, a global data protection law passed by the European Union.
We do not keep your credentials or import records after the migration. Your data is guaranteed not to be disclosed or used for any other purposes rather than the migration.
Your payment is processed by Paypal – the #1 worldwide payment gateway. Hence, LitExtension does not store any payment data.
Save time for more important tasks by letting our shopping cart migration experts take care of your cart to cart migration from beginning to end.