How to Migrate from BigCommerce to Shopify


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How to Migrate from BigCommerce to Shopify

  1. 1. BigCommerce with big benefits. Is it true? Really, shopping cart has an intuitive interface, high level of security and 24/7/365 official support. However, BigCommerce has a lack of built-in POS system and in-house credit card processing capabilities. That’s why a lot of entrepreneurs decide to move their BigCommerce store to another platform. A lot of those e-merchants decide to move BigCommerce to Shopify. Why Shopify? Mainly because of: ● more than 100 professional templates; ● easy store management; ● more than 50 payment gateways; ● advanced marketing tools. If you already decided to implement migration, Cart2Cart will help you. It is fully automated migration service, which provides an opportunity to try how everything works while absolutely free Demo Migration. To perform successful migration you have to follow these stages:
  2. 2. Stage 1. Registration You will be able to sign in via your Google or Facebook account or register a new Cart2Cart account. Stage 2. Source Cart Here, you have to pick BigCommerce from the drop-down list. Then include your current shop’s URL. After that, you have to provide API Key and API Password. To do that you have to: ● Enter store’s control panel and click on Users. ● Copy and paste admin username. ● Edit the user for which you wish to enable the API. ● At the bottom of the page put a tick in the box Yes, allow this user to use the API. ● Copy and paste API Key and API Password to the corresponding boxes in wizard.
  3. 3. Stage 2. Target Cart At this point, repeat the same procedure with Target Shopify. According to the same principle, choose Shopify from the list and enter shop’s URL. ● Login to your Shopify store. ● Go to Apps menu and click on the link in the left bottom corner for private application activation. ● Copy and paste API Key and API Password to the corresponding fields. Read detailed instruction on how you can get Shopify API Key and API Password.
  4. 4. Stage 3. Entities Selection On this step, you have to pick entities you wish to migrate to Shopify store. Put ticks near products, product categories, manufacturers, customers or click Check all box. You will also be able to choose additional option to clear current data on Target Store before migration.
  5. 5. Stage 4. Map Currencies On this stage, you will be able to match currencies on the Source and Target Stores. Stage 5. Demo Migration As you already know, Cart2Cart provides a possibility to try how the service works. Main advantage of Demo Migration is that it is absolutely free. Another peculiarity is that it allows to migrate limited number of store items (up to 10). It is highly recommended not to skip this step. If you would like to find more information about Demo Migration, read an article.
  6. 6. Stage 6. Full Migration Now, you know how Cart2Cart works. If you are satisfied with Demo Migration results, the next step is Full Migration. Before you start, double-check entities and make sure you have enough cash on an account. Now, press Start Full Migration button.
  7. 7. When migration is completed, you will receive an email and will be able to check results on Shopify store. That’s how it works. If you have some questions regarding BigCommerce to Shopify migration, contact Cart2Cart Support Team.