Migrate with Cart2Cart

Modified on: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 at 6:33 PM

Cart2Cart is a service that helps online merchants move from one ecommerce platform to another. Cart2Cart transfers products, orders, and customer profiles between stores. It supports over 60 platforms.

Before you start the migration, create a store at Merchium and register for free at Cart2Cart.

  1. Start a new migration at Cart2Cart.
  2. Pick the platform you're migrating from and enter the source store URL:

    Below the input field, you'll see instructions specifically for your platform. Just follow them to proceed to the next step.

    If you have any problem with this step, contact Cart2Cart's support team.

  3. Pick Merchium as your target platform and enter your new Merchium store URL:

    A personal security token will be generated for you. Select and copy it.

  4. Log in to your Merchium admin panel on a new tab.
  5. Go to Add-ons → Manage add-ons:

  6. Switch to Browse all available add-ons and find install Cart2Cart add-on:

  7.  Click on the Cart2Cart add-on title, paste the security token you copied earlier, and click Save:

  8. Switch back to the Cart2Cart page and click Proceed to Next Step:

  9. Pick what data you want to migrate and click Proceed to Next Step:

    Additional options are not mandatory, but they will make it easier to setup the store after migration.

  10. During the next three steps, Cart2Cart lets you map currencies, customer groups, and order statuses from the source store to the target one.

    It's pretty straightforward, just follow the instructions. Contact Cart2Cart support if you have difficulties with these steps.

  11. On the Demo Migration step, click Start Demo Migration to transfer a limited number of items for free:

  12. The demo migration will start. It shouldn't take longer than 5 minutes because it transfers only some of the items.

    When the migration is complete, you'll see an overview page:

    Click Proceed to Next Step.

  13. Optionally, in addition to the migration per se, you can purchase a migration insurance:

    Migration insurance lets you retry your migration free of charge if anything goes wrong. Learn more about it on the Cart2Cart website.

    Click Proceed to Next Step.

  14. Finally, confirm your migration purchase and start the full migration:

The migration will take up to an hour, depending on your source store size. So just sit back and relax. You will receive an email notification when the migration is complete.

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