How to Migrate from Shopify to WooCommerce: 2022 In-Depth Manual

How to Migrate from Shopify to WooCommerce in 4 Steps

  1. Provide your Shopify and WooCommerce stores access credentials.
  2. Select data types you want to transfer to WooCommerce.
  3. Test the new WooCommerce store with a free demo migration option.
  4. Import Shopify to WooCommerce by running the full migration process.

Shopify vs WooCommerce. Facts and Data

What are the Benefits of Shopify to WooCommerce Migration?

  • A cost-effective freemium model plugin that, unlike Shopify, has no monthly fees
  • Endless flexibility and customization possibilities due to the open-source nature of the solution. Thus, merchants can effortlessly access the source code and modify it according to their specific needs. Additionally, WordPress provides technically competent users with the ability to create their own themes and plugins
  • Powerful SEO features and flawless integration with WordPress, including in-build blogging capabilities
  • Modern-looking responsive themes (both free and paid ones)
  • Wide range of free and paid extensions, available at the official WooCommerce Store
  • Highest level of security and regular updates
  • Integration with different types of payment gateways and no transaction fees

How to Perform Shopify to WooCommerce Migration Automatedly?

Prepare Your Stores for Migration

  • Review your Shopify store, remove all the irrelevant or useless data.
  • Find the required access credentials (store’s URL and API password) for your Source Cart.
  • Register a WooCommerce account. But, in case you’re still uncertain whether to migrate to the WooCommerce, check out our free Migration Preview Service. Thus, you will have the possibility to transfer a limited number of data entities to Cart2Cart’s test store. But, please, be aware that it will be available online for three days.
  • Additionally, you may calculate the exact price of replatforming with the help of our free Migration Estimator. Just fill in all the required fields and get the total cost in no time.
  • If you wish to save your store’s SEO rankings, we recommend you to install the Redirection plugin and choose the additional option “Create 301 redirects on your target store after migration” in the Migration Wizard.
  • To preserve order IDs, you should choose the option “Preserve order IDs on Target Store” during the migration setup. It also requires the installation of a WP plugin WooCommerce Sequential Order Numbers.

Set up Source and Target Carts

Select Data Entities And Additional Options

Start Demo Migration

Proceed to Full Migration

How to Migrate Products from Shopify to WooCommerce?

How to Export Orders from Shopify to WooCommerce?

Closing Remarks and Recommendations

  • Check the store performance for common mistakes (inspect the front and backend, make a few test purchases, go through categories and products, etc.)
  • Customize your store by installing all the necessary extensions from theWooCommerce website.
  • Use the Recent Data Migration Service, provided new items (e.g., orders, customers, products, etc.) have appeared on your Shopify store during or after the switch.

Shopify to WooCommerce Migration FAQs

Can you import products from Shopify to WooCommerce?

Can I link Shopify to WooCommerce?

Is WooCommerce faster than Shopify?

What is better Shopify or WooCommerce?

Does Cart2Cart support the transfer of Shopify metadata to WooCommerce?



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