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Cart2Cart: automated data migration for VirtueMart


Cart2Cart is automated updates for VirtueMart. This module is designed to help you move your current data from VirtueMart to the new version of this platform without any technical skills. This alternative method, and to execute it, you will need to install the correct version to a separate folder on FTP. You will then be able to move data in the shortest possible time.

First you need to download and install Joomla and go to the settings Cart2Cart. After loaded the files in the current cart via the Connection Bridge is the so called access gateway to the data store. To do this, enter your FTP information from your source store and click install connection Bridge. Then you can do the same procedure automatically. Then, go to the next step and click the Start button to complete the transfer on Cart2Cart.
The extension is free to download and install, but migration itself is paid. The price starts from $69 and depends on the number of objects selected for migration.
The features of automated VirtueMart upgrade with Cart2Cart:
Your store will work during migration and customers will be able to browse pages and make purchases.
Free demo carrying provides you with a chance to move multiple types of data to a new version of VirtueMart store in less than 30 minutes.
Safe data transfer thanks to dedicated Amazon server.
Support team to help you configure and execute the entire procedure from beginning to end.
Additional options are also available to extend the capabilities of data transmission.
You can transport the following types of data:
Goods, thumbnails, product attributes, product variants;
Categories, Category images;
Customer shipping address, customer address, address for billing purposes.
Orders, order products;
Manufacturers, taxes;
You can also set the map currencies, customer groups and order statuses.
Additional options:
Clear current data on a new VirtueMart store before migration itself.
Create product variants based on combinations of their values of its attributes
Migrate categories and products SEO URLS
Transfer images of products and categories descriptions
Save order IDs on VirtueMart
Pass thumbnails of products
Pass HTML from category and product names or descriptions
Steps to be taken to transfer the data:
To install VirtueMart to a separate folder on the FTP and make sure that both stores are available online.
Make sure you have all the data on the front of the store VirtueMart and FTP access (host, username, password) – you use them to use the connection bridge to the current store.
Download the extension in the archive .zip.
Go to admin area and install the file.
Go to components and choose Cart2Cart tab.