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PrestaShop to Shopify Migration

PrestaShop to Shopify

PrestaShop to Shopify Migration: The Best Option for Your Growing Site

PrestaShop’s low-budget requirements make it perfect for startups. A PrestaShop to Shopify migration offers excellent SEO and marketing tools, and 24/7 customer support. 

How does PrestaShop compare to Shopify? PrestaShop is an easy-to-use, cloud-based platform with multiple payment gateway integrations. Shopify has an excellent reputation, modern templates, and great mobile responsiveness.

Transitioning from one e-commerce platform to another can be daunting. That’s why this guide outlines everything you need to know, so you can make an informed choice.

Migrating from PrestaShop means world-class site performance, endless add-ons, and makes it easy to scale up. Use the Cart2Cart migration service and maintain your data and get a 100% accurate automated data transfer.


How to switch from PrestaShop

The primary difference between PrestaShop and Shopify is that the Shopify site comes with an abandoned checkout cart recovery service. To transfer to Shopify, you can choose one of two ways.

Manual migration

Manually migrating from PrestaShop to Shopify is free, and moderately straightforward. Since it’s a time-consuming, highly specialized process, only consider it if you’re a technically skilled site owner.

Automatic Cart2Cart migration

An automatic PrestaShop to Shopify Migration is easier and faster, especially if you use the Cart2Cart tool. You can move your existing store in 3 easy steps. The process doesn’t require any technical skills, and you can switch stores with no data loss. 

How to transfer your website from PrestaShop

The Store Importer app is the best way to migrate from PrestaShop to Shopify. Follow these steps to complete the process. 

Create a backup

Backing up your store data before you import orders from PrestaShop ensures your data is safe. However, if you’re migrating with an app such as Cart2Cart, you don’t need to. This migration solution guarantees security for your store’s data. 

Set up a Shopify account

You need a target store to transfer to Shopify. Register for an account and select a pricing plan, or try out the site with the 14-day free trial. An easy way to set up your store is with the site builder. A complex store setup is unnecessary if you migrate PrestaShop to Shopify automatically.  

Export your data from PrestaShop

You can easily export your store using the Shopify module. To install the module on your PrestaShop store: On your admin panel, go to Modules ➡ Module Manager, then click Upload a module. Select the ZIP file and install the module. 

When you’ve installed the module, click Configure, then click Export. Once the export is complete, your computer will download a ZIP file with your store data. 

Import your store data

To complete your Shopify migration, you need the importer tool. To install it, go to your admin panel, click Apps ➡ Store Importer. Select PrestaShop from the drop-down menu on the Import your data page. Click Add file under Upload files, ➡ select the exported file. Click Continue import ➡ Import and your store import will be complete.

Enhanced demo data transfer service

Advanced Application Software Migration System With customer in mind, App is created. We want to save your time, that resources and guarantee the highest standard of service. Therefore, we provide a range of ‘all-inclusive’ specialized demo support services. Our team will migrate your data, provide you with the appropriate personalization and help for every phase of the migration.


Migration up to 1000 units 5 hours of technical support


Migration up to 20,000 units 10 hours of technical support


Migration up to 60,000 units 25 hours of technical support


Migration up to 60,000 units 5 hours of technical support


How to export products from PrestaShop?

Sign in to your dashboard to begin the product migrating process. Go to Catalog Products and, in the top right corner, click on Export. The products will be exported as a CSV file you can save on your computer.

How to migrate without losing SEO?

The migration of SEO URLs is one reason to consider the automatic migration with Cart2Cart. The app provides an option that creates 301 Redirects to your target cart. These define and properly redirect your store pages that receive organic visits and have high rankings, then permanently redirect them after the move. 

How to set up a data feed?

Log into your Google Merchant Center account or set up an account by visiting Connect the Google account with your e-commerce store. Verify your store’s website URL and enter your details on Google’s Smart Shopping Add Product tab. To launch a data feed, go to your admin panel ➡ choose Products ➡ select Add Product ➡ Feeds.

How to import your customers?

You can import customers manually or automatically using the Import Store app. To transfer customers from PrestaShop to Shopify manually, go to your admin panel, click Customers ➡ Actions ➡ from the drop-down menu, select Import customers. On the Import Customers By CSV window, ➡ click Choose File, then select your customer CSV file. Click Import customers.

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