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Manual for Free Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration add-on for Improved Import and Export extension

Free Magento 1 to Magento 2 migration add-on helps to move data from Magento 1 store to Magento 2, or from one Magento 2 instance to another. With the add-on you connect together databases of two stores, choose which entity you want to migrate, and hit ‘Run’ button.

The latest version NOW SUPPORTS MIGRATION FROM MAGENTO 2 TO MAGENTO 2 in addition to M1>M2.

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How to Downgrade Magento 2 Commerce to Open Source

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

downgrade magento 2 EE to magento 2 CE

Although Commerce and Open Source are the two versions of the same system, they are quite different. The former offers lots of enterprise-grade enhancements and B2B features but costs a lot. Enterprise power, unlimited scalability, and open-source flexibility come to a pretty penny. The annual license fee depends on the turnover and starts at $22k for less than $1 million in sales. As for Magento 2 Open Source, it is free to use. You only need a budget to create a new e-commerce website. Let’s take a look at other differences between the two platforms and then describe several ways to downgrade Magento 2 Commerce to Open Source (Magento Enterprise (EE) to Magento Community (CE)). Continue Reading

Become Successful Magento 2 Merchant with Beecom

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

If you want to migrate to Magento 2 but still don’t know how to do that, you’ve come to the right place. Below, we shed light on our new partner Beecom – a SaaS platform that lets you enter the e-commerce market fully armed within just three months. Our Improved Import & Export extension, as well as its Magento 2 Migration Add-on, participate in the migration. Let’s see the platform’s key characteristics. Continue Reading

How To Import Customer Passwords To Magento 2

- E-Commerce, Fire development, Magento 2

Magento 2 import customer passwords

Below, we describe how to import passwords to Magento 2 from external systems. The problem is that the new platform version utilizes an updated algorithm to store them. Hence, users claim that after migrating to Magento 2, registered customers have to reenter their passwords on a new website. As usually, we shed light on a more sophisticated approach community members offer as well as on our solution that dramatically simplifies the way you import customer passwords to Magento 2. For further useful tips, check our Cookbook Continue Reading

Magento 1 End Of Life Ultimate Guide: Support, Migration, Upgrade, Options, Prices

- E-Commerce, Magento, Magento 2

Magento 1 EOL

We have two news: one good and one bad. Let’s start with the latter: support for your free version of Magento ends in 2020 (and for the paid one as well)! But don’t be afraid: we are talking about 1.x. And yes, you have more than one year to do something. Otherwise, you will be stuck with the abandoned platform, or not? Magento 1.x won’t disappear in 2020, you will still be able to get some extensions and tools, but Adobe won’t do anything with it. So, what is the good news?

We’ve prepared this material to help you understand all nuances of the Magento 1 end of life and choose how to behave after it. The article is divided into the following sections, providing the most in-depth exploration of the problem: Continue Reading

How to Migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

magento 2 x-cart migration

Imagine an extremely flexible open source e-commerce platform with tons of features and integrations, significant support, and a full range of professional services. It looks like we are talking about Magento, but there is at least one more solution that shares the same advantages. Meet X-Cart – an e-commerce platform that powers more than 40k websites all over the globe. Like other minor e-commerce systems, it is excellent to start your business, but at a certain point of your growth, the provided opportunities won’t be enough. Consequently, you will need to migrate from X-Cart to Magento 2. Below, we explain how to do that as well as shed light on how to synchronize data flow between the two platforms. But let’s say a few words about X-Cart first. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from Lemonstand to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

Magento 2 Lemonstand migration

A state of being new is not a reason to use an e-commerce platform. Yes, fresh tools may have lots of benefits, but they are not proven by time and community. Furthermore, they may still lack some features. But this is not about LemonStand. While it is a great solution which has lots of merchants all over the world, they have to migrate to other e-commerce platforms since LemonStand will be shutting down on June 5th, 2019. Therefore, we’d like to introduce you to the easiest possible Magento 2 LemonStand migration procedure. Below, you will find a description of how to move data from your old e-commerce store to a brand new website in the most seamless manner. Let’s see how to migrate from Lemonstand to Magento 2. If you still want to keep your old store for some reason, this article also teaches how to synchronize data between the two platforms. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from Squarespace to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

Magento 2 Squarespace Migration

While Big Cartel is a platform dedicated to creative businesses, Squarespace is a giant website builder used for all possible purposes. Although it belongs to the lesser-known e-commerce solutions, Squarespace offers quite decent opportunities for digital commerce. Like other minor e-commerce systems, it is great to start your business, but at a certain point of your growth, the provided functionality is not enough. If you also face this situation or just want to avoid it in the future, you’ve come to the right place. In the following article, we discuss how to migrate from Squarespace to Magento 2. Furthermore, the report sheds light on how to synchronize data flow between the two platforms. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from Big Cartel to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

- E-Commerce, Magento 2

Magento 2 big cartel migration

This article is dedicated to the Magento 2 Big Cartel migration and the synchronization of both platforms. Big Cartel is an e-commerce platform for creative businesses. Lots of musicians, artists, and designers create their online storefronts on the basis of it. According to the information posted on the platform’s official website, more than a million creators have sold their art, clothing, jewelry, prints, and other stuff via Big Cartel. Being fully customizable, it offers all the tools necessary to run a business online. Below, we describe Big Cartel from the perspective of its e-commerce opportunities, compare it with Magento, and provide the easiest way of the migration from one platform to another. Although Big Cartel belongs to the lesser-known ecommerce solutions, it offers a quite decent feature set, but at a certain point of your business journey, they are not enough. And since Magento 2 offers many more features, extensions, agencies, and enthusiasts willing to help you, you may run the Magento 2 Big Cartel migration. Continue Reading

How to Migrate from 3dcart to Magento 2 or Sync Data Between Them

Magento 2 3dcart migration

This article is mainly dedicated to the Magento 2 3dcart migration and the synchronization of both platforms. Below, we describe 3dcart from the perspective of its e-commerce opportunities, compare its market presence with Magento, and provide the most natural way of the migration from one platform to another. While 3dcart belongs to the lesser-known ecommerce solutions, yet it offers a rich set of features as well as simplifies the life of web developers who create stores on the basis of this platform. But even the broadest functionality of 3dcart will never compete with the one introduced in Magento. Small projects may be great, but they always exist in the shadow of market giants. And since our favorite platform offers many more features, extensions, agencies, and enthusiasts willing to help you, merchants migrate from 3dcart to Magento 2. Let’s say a few more words about 3dcart and then proceed to the Magento 2 3dcart migration and synchronization. Continue Reading