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WIX to Shopify Migration

Wix to Shopify

WIX is among the platforms that allow merchants to sell any amount of products, ranging from services and physical products to digital products. The solution has several pros ranging from ease of use and flexibility to great support. Some of the cons of the platform are the features can be overwhelming and scalability is limited. That is why WIX to Shopify migration is recommended for businesses that are looking to grow. WIX compared to Shopify has fewer tools. One of the benefits your business will enjoy when you transfer to Shopify is a robust platform with extensive tools.

The main difference between Wix and Shopify is that the latter provides better sales tools. Migrating to Shopify will provide you a better opportunity to set up your online store. Cart2Cart app can make the migration process smooth and ensure that all your data is safe during integration.


How to switch from WIX

WIX to Shopify migration essentially involves the transfer of the site content and domain name. To also protect your SEO ranking, you will also have to adjust SEO settings as you do the transfer. Here is how to go about it.

Backup your data

Data is valuable and you want to ensure its security even as you migrate from WIX to Shopify. That is why doing a backup before you make any changes is critical. The platform’s backup service will do it for you. Within a few clicks, the platform will do an automatic backup for you.

Create a Shopify website

Once you have saved your data, create an account, and explore the platform’s capabilities before you create the new store. Set up an email address for the new store and start working on your homepage.

Select a theme for the homepage and this will remain consistent in all the other pages.

Install a migration tool

Cart2Cart is a good tool for WIX to Shopify migration. Install Cart2Cart and specify the source store details.

Select the entities you want to migrate

Once the Shopify migration app has been set up, select the data you want to integrate into the target store. The different entities that can be transferred include products, customers, orders, and blog posts to mention a few.

This is to be done in the Migration Wizard, and once done you do a full database migration.

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How to export products from WIX?

Product migrating from Wix to Shopify using Cart2Cart is very straightforward.

Provide the source cart

Once the app has been installed. Go to Source Cart Setup. There is a drop-down arrow from which you will select your source cart. In the field provided, paste your Wix account URL and provide your email address and password.

Select the target cart

Once the source cart set up is complete, proceed to target cart set up. From the drop-down list provided, choose the target cart, and enter your account’s URL as well as the email address and password.

Select the data you want to export

Select products as the entity you want to move from Wix to Shopify. Initiate a product migration and the product data will be exported.

Note that the same process applies if you want to transfer customers from WIX to Shopify. For a complete store import, all you need to do is specify the entities you want to export. Do not also forget to import orders from Wix.

How to migrate without losing SEO?

To protect your SEO even after migration, there are things you have to do. First, ensure that you have conducted a migration of SEO URLs. Once migration is complete, create 301 redirects too. Remember that images also contribute to SEO, therefore, ensure that you also do an import for them.

How to setup a data feed?

Even after you migrate Wix to Shopify, with time you may need to add products to the new store. It is vital that you understand how to go about it. The process is very simple:

  1. Go to the admin window and select Products > All products
  2. On the products page, click on “Add Products.”
  3. You will be provided with different fields to add details of the products like the product title. Provide those details and save.

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