WIX to WooCommerce 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 WooCommerce migration process.
Choose the entities you want within the eCommerce site migration such as products, categories, orders, customers, SEO URLs, and even more.
No longer fit with Wix? Looking to migrate your online store to WooCommerce? Look no further! LitExtension Wix to WooCommerce migration service will seamlessly transfer your Wix store to the WooCommerce platform, ensuring that all your data is preserved and your store is up and running in no time.
The Wix to WooCommerce migration process involving these below steps:
In case you want to dig deep into a complete guide on switching from Wix to WooCommerce, please look at our comprehensive Wix to WooCommerce migration guide here! Now, let’s head straight to 3 critical steps of the Wix to WooCommerce migration with LitExtension.
The first step to do is to define the Source Cart and the Target Cart for the migration.
On the first half of the screen, select Wix from the Source Cart Type drop-down list. Then, fill in your Source Cart URL, your Admin Email, and Admin Password to allow us access to your store.
Follow the same steps to set up your WooCommerce store as the target cart. Then you need to download the connector file by clicking LitExtension Connector.
If you meet any problems while installing the connector, don’t hesitate to contact our support team.
Then, click Next: Configure your migration to select entities to migrate and additional options.
In this step, you can choose any data that you want to migrate or all of them.
Then, scroll down to select additional options to expand your migration possibilities.
With SEO URLs Migration & 301 Redirect, you can migrate Products and Categories URLs to the new store or create 301 redirects to the new URL. Therefore, this will help maintain the SEO rankings you have built up for years.
Right now, everything is ready for the full cart to cart migration. However, I suggest you choose Start Demo Migration free option to know how your migration process operates and visualize your new store.
By doing free demos with different target carts, you can visualize your new store in various cart types. Thereby, you could choose the one you prefer most. In addition, you also know how your migration process operates before you decide to take the full migration.
After that, you can perform the Full Migration.
Once the migration is started, you can shut down your PC or disconnect the internet. Your data will be transferred seamlessly to your target store on the server and you will be informed via email when the migration completes.
So, don’t hesitate to move to WooCommerce with LitExtension since the process is easy peasy! If you aren’t tech-savvy, leave your Wix to WooCommerce migration in good hands with our All-in-One Migration Package. Our WooCommerce migration experts will lift the weight of manual tasks off your shoulders and handle the migration at a committed response time, with a personal assistant and free additional options.
You will receive an email that notifies you the migration is complete. To view the final result of the transfer process, click Check Result.
To efficiently review your product list using lookup tables, please follow these steps:
Additionally, to display product images on your storefront, you need to activate Generate Thumbnail.
With all your data seamlessly transferred to your new WooCommerce store, there are several vital configurations awaiting your attention. We strongly advise you to proceed with the customization of your store by:
As previously mentioned, the Wix to WooCommerce migration operates on a cloud server, ensuring it doesn’t disrupt your ongoing operations. During the migration process, new orders may still be placed on your old Wix site.
Once you’ve successfully transitioned to WooCommerce, your existing Wix domain may cease to function, and any other connections to your website could become obsolete. In such a scenario, you have the option to either select a different domain or modify your DNS (Domain Name System) settings.
DNS plays a critical role in converting domain names into IP addresses, making them understandable for computers. These settings are associated with both your personal domain name and the IP address of your hosting server.
Consequently, it becomes imperative to redirect the DNS to your new domain, replacing the previous one. For a comprehensive guide on how to manually update your DNS configuration, please refer to our detailed tutorial.
Although Wix offers convenience and speed, certain issues may prompt you to contemplate a switch to WooCommerce. WooCommerce stands out as a widely-used eCommerce plugin designed for WordPress, enabling users to transform their WordPress sites into complete online stores.
It offers a strong basis for constructing and overseeing online shops, offering abundant opportunities for customization and a robust assortment of extensions. Presently, more than 6 million websites are opting for WordPress WooCommerce for their online presence.
If you still have reservations, here’s the comprehensive WooCommerce migration checklist for your reference!
Wix restricts your ability to fully tailor your online store to your specific requirements. In contrast, WooCommerce offers a high degree of customization, giving you complete control over your website’s design and functionality.
Wix may limit your access to and ability to export your store’s data, making it challenging to analyze and integrate with other systems. WooCommerce, on the other hand, provides full access to your store’s data, enabling you to use it for in-depth analytics, integrate with third-party tools, and generate custom reports to gain valuable business insights.
When you rely on a hosted platform, your store’s availability is dependent on the platform’s servers. Any downtime or technical issues with the platform can negatively impact your store. With WooCommerce, a self-hosted solution, you have more control over your website’s uptime because it depends on your chosen hosting provider.
As your business expands, you may require additional features, integrations, or unique functionalities. Wix may impose restrictions on scalability, charge extra for advanced features, or demand high costs for further customization.
WooCommerce boasts an extensive ecosystem of plugins and extensions, enabling you to add new functionalities and scale your store to meet your evolving business needs. While setting up and managing WooCommerce may demand more technical expertise, it offers greater control, flexibility, and the potential for cost savings.
So, why not consider initiating the migration process for your WooCommerce store now?
Before making the transition from an open-source platform to WooCommerce, it’s crucial to consider several key factors:
Assess whether WooCommerce offers the same or equivalent features that you currently rely on with your hosted platform. Ensure that WooCommerce supports essential functionalities such as product variations, inventory management, shipping options, tax calculations, discount codes, and other features specific to your business. This comparison can be complex due to the differences between platforms, so it’s advisable to seek the assistance of a WooCommerce migration agency for a smooth data migration process.
If you have a custom design or theme on your hosted platform, determine whether you can migrate it to WooCommerce, invest in a new theme, or hire a designer/developer to create a customized WooCommerce theme. Consider the impact on your branding, user experience, and any specific design requirements during this process.
Check if WooCommerce supports the payment gateways you currently use or those with similar functionality. Ensure that you can seamlessly integrate your preferred payment providers or explore alternative solutions within WooCommerce. Pay attention to transaction fees, payment processing options, and configuration requirements for setting up payments on WooCommerce.
Moving to a new platform may affect your website’s search engine rankings. Use techniques like 301 redirects to redirect old URLs to their new equivalents on WooCommerce. Additionally, optimize your WooCommerce site for search engines by using SEO plugins, generating XML sitemaps, and optimizing page load times.
Understand that as an open-source solution, WooCommerce requires you to take responsibility for ongoing maintenance and updates of your website, including WooCommerce core, themes, plugins, and security measures. Evaluate whether you have the technical expertise or resources to handle these tasks or if you need to engage a WooCommerce developer for assistance.
Consider the various ways to migrate your website to WooCommerce, such as manual migration by importing CSV files, hiring a WooCommerce expert or developer for assistance, or using an automated WooCommerce migration service like LitExtension for a seamless data transfer without the involvement of third parties.
In summary, a successful migration to WooCommerce requires careful planning, assessment of your business needs, and consideration of the technical aspects involved in the transition. Depending on your specific requirements and expertise, you may choose to handle certain aspects in-house or seek professional assistance to ensure a smooth and efficient migration process.
Here you can schedule a call with our experts to discuss your shopping cart migration and consult any related matters such as custom fields, special requirements, etc.
(*) If you cannot find the data you want to migrate, please get in touch with us.
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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Yes, LitExtension offers reward points migration to WooCommerce. We can support with customization after you purchase and install the WooCommerce Points and Rewards plugin to ensure the accurate transfer. Please click here to install.
Yes, LitExtension supports migration of multiple languages to WooCommerce using WPML plugin, which could be purchased & installed on your WordPress before the data transfer. click here for further details!
Yes, LitExtension supports metadata (meta title, meta keyword, meta description) migration to WooCommerce. It is recognized that WooCommerce does not support metadata by default, so you need to install a free WordPress SEO Plugin before migration, then we can help you to migrate metadata.
Due to WooCommerce peculiarities, LitExtension migrates product options from WIX to WooCommerce as product variants. However, by installing a paid Product Add-Ons on your WooCommerce store prior to data transfer, your product options will be moved directly into the plugin without converting to variants. We recommend using Product Add-Ons to avoid excessive creation of product variants on WooCommerce.
Unfortunately, we can not preserve the product IDs (post ID). WooCommerce has some limitations due to the platform’s architecture. Products, orders, pages, blogs… etc., are all saved in one table with different types, such as:
LitExtension supports migration of manufacturers from and to WooCommerce. In order to migrate manufacturer images, we recommend you to install one of these 4 following plugins in the first place: WooCommerce Brand (by Proword), Perfect WooCommerce Brands (by Alberto de Vera Sevilla), Brands for WooCommerce (by BeRocket) and WooCommerce Brands (by WooCommerce). Click here for more information!
Yes, LitExtension provides you with an opportunity to migrate passwords from and to WooCommerce under the condition that the store has default settings and no custom code modifications are included. Click here for more information.
Yes, LitExtension supports Reviews Migration from/to WooCommerce. You’ll able to migrate them at the step of migration configuration. Click on “Reviews” among the migration entities and they will be migrated with other selected entities to your new store automatically. Click here for more details.
After migrating to WooCommerce, if you don’t find images on the frontend, you need to generate images by following instructions:
WooCommerce only supports a few basic Customer Groups by default. So, in order to preserve a wide range of Customer Groups on the Source Store, you’ll have to create them on WooCommerce before the migration. We recommend using a free plugin User Role Editor for that.
We offer the state-of-the-art migration solution at the most reasonable price. You can upgrade your store with ease, high speed, and utmost accuracy.
All shopping cart migration steps are simplified to reduce human involvement. Get a hands-off migration experience with LitExtension!
Achieving seamless cloud migrations with zero downtime. We keep your store active normally during 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.
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