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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
In the following post, we’d like to discuss the process of migration from Wix to Magento 2. The former is a free website builder that supports e-commerce features allowing its users to create online storefronts along with multiple other websites of all possible purposes. But multipurpose platforms never provide as broad functionality, as systems dedicated to a specific purpose. That’s why merchants, who started their e-commerce business with Wix, migrate from it to Magento 2. Wix lacks some advanced features, third-party extensions, scalability, and performance provided by the Magento ecosystem. Although it is an undoubtedly great platform for starting an e-commerce website, you will need to switch to something more powerful as your business grows. Below, we shed light on the Magento 2 Wix migration as well as provide a detailed guide on how to synchronize data between the two platforms. Let’s say a few more things about Wix and then compare it with Magento before going any further. Continue Reading
What about one of the oldest e-commerce platform? Founded in 1999, Volusion still empowers thousands of merchants worldwide to run their businesses online, but the related ecosystem is more than ten times smaller than the one available around Magento. That’s why some merchants migrate from Volusion to Magento 2. Besides, Volusion lacks some advanced features, third-party extensions, scalability, and performance provided by the Magento platform. While it is great to start an e-commerce website, you will need to switch to something more powerful as your business grows. Below, we shed light on the Magento 2 Volusion migration as well as provide a detailed guide on how to synchronize data between the two platforms. Let’s say a few more things about Volusion and then compare it with Magento before going any further. Continue Reading
Tictail is not an e-commerce platform, but it is a marketplace that attracts the attention of people all over the world. More than a thousand merchants use it today, and their number may rise dramatically after the Shopify acquisition. But as any marketplace, Tictail provides limited functionality for its merchants. And even though it belongs to Shopify, we recommend you to synchronize your e-commerce store with Magento. Tictail is excellent to start an e-commerce website, but you will need to switch to something more powerful at a certain point of your business journey. Therefore, we’d like to draw your attention to the Magento 2 Tictail migration. If you also want to get extra e-commerce capabilities, check the following article. It provides a detailed guide on how to migrate from Tictail to Magento 2. Besides, we describe how to synchronize data between the two platforms. So if you already have a Magento 2 website, you can effortlessly provide its catalog to the Tictail marketplace. Let’s say a few more things about it and then compare it with Magento 2 before going any further. Continue Reading