How to migrate data from Prestashop to Prestashop Using Litextension Migration Tool
Prestashop to Prestashop Migration Tool by LitExtension is a full feature module allows Prestashop store owners to migrate data from their store to Prestashop. Migration data includes: Products, Categories, Customers, Customers Password, Orders, Reviews, Manufacturers, Taxes,... and can be extended via customization MODULE URL: http://litextension.com/prestashop-migration-tool/prestashop-to-prestashop.html
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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HOW TO MIGRATE DATA FROM PRESTASHOP
If you are looking for quick, easy way to migrate data
from your Prestashop to Prestashop, Litextension
Migration Modules should draw your attention. It allows
you to migrate products, categories, attributes, customers,
password, orders and other data from Prestashop to
Prestashop. The process is straightforward and requires
no technical knowledge.
For Source Store:
Please ensure you have the right permission to upload files into your Source
It must not block access from Target Store to the connector.
Source Store can operate normally during migration as it requires a very limited
resource for the process.
For Target Store:
Target Store should be placed in a stable hosting or in localhost.
PHP Curl must be enabled.
PHP Fopen (allow_url_fopen) must be On.
It also must not block connection to Source Store.
Webserver (mostly apache) should have full permission to write on /img folder.
Demo mode on backend should be turned off
It is strongly recommended to backup Magento Target
After downloading the product zip file from our Store, please extract it into a
folder. The module consists of two main parts: Prestashop Data Migration
Module (“leCartMigration” folder) and Source Cart Connector
2.1 Prestashop Data Migration Module Setup
Prestashop Data Migration Module is a Prestashop Module which acts like a hub at
Prestashop side to receive data and import it into Prestashop database. It can be
installed just like all other Prestashop Modules:
Using your FTP software, place the folder in your PrestaShop /modules folder.
Go to Back Office >> Modules.
Locate the new module in the list, scrolling down if necessary.
In the row for the new module, click Install.
2.2 Source Cart Connector Setup
Extract “prestashop_connector” into Source Cart root
folder. After finished please make sure Migration
Connector can be reached at:
You will get a message “Connector Installed” once it is
If you have any problem reaching the link please ensure you
have htaccess configured correctly and the file has execution
For security, please open connector.php, find this very first line:
And change "123456" to another string, this will be used to
enter to the Migration Form (Cart Token) and acts like
"password" to prevent unauthorized data access to your source
3. PLUGINS SETUP
Plugins are purchased and setup separately into Prestashop Data Migration
Module. They will provide additional functionalities to the tool.
Normally plugins need to be customized and tweaked by LitExtension
Team to fit customers requirements and will be sent to customers later
on. There are a few types of plugin:
Products and Categories SEO Urls Plugin: helps migrate Products and
Categories urls. Old urls will be saved in Target Prestashop Store and
will be maintained to keep all current SEO ranking you have built up for
Custom Fields Plugin: help migrate custom fields from Source Store to
Target Prestashop Store. This is useful in case customers have
customized their store, for example: adding fields to database tables, and
also want to migrate these fields into Prestashop Store.
Customer Password Plugin: special plugin which adds the ability
to read passwords encrypted by Source Stores to Prestashop. All
passwords are migrated over and remains encrypted, customers
can login to the new shop right away without the need of resetting
passwords. “Prestashop to Prestashop " tool natively supports
migrating passwords and does not need this plugin.
To install plugins, just copy plugin files into the instructed folder
inside Cart Migration Prestashop Module. New functionalities will
4. ENTER LICENSE KEY
License Key is an encoded string which comes with your download
package. This key is required to activate your Migration Tool.
1. After purchasing the product, please login to our store and enter
“My downloadable products” section. Here you will find
download link and license key for the download package.
2. Login your Prestashop Target Store backend, select Cart
Migration > Configuration, and copy and paste your
license key here:
Please login your Prestashop Target Store backend, select Cart Migration >
The migration will go through 3 simple steps. Just hit “Next” when you
finish one step to advance.
5.1 Migration Step 1: Source Cart Configuration
5.2 MIGRATION STEP 2: MIGRATION CONFIGURATION
5.3 Migration Step 3: Migration
The migration will take place automatically in this final step. In order
for it to progress, you should not close your browser of remove
Source Cart Connector. Information shows in this step:
1. Source cart: source cart base url you have entered in Step 1, this
url will be registered with your license.
2. Entity limit: the limit associated with your license. To change this
value, you need to upgrate/purchase another license code.
3. Tips slider: handly tips you should know
4. Migration progress: show current progress
5. Console: show debug information.
After the migration is completed, click on “Clear Cache
and Re-build Index” to finish. If you don’t want to run it
right here or it returns false for any reason, you can do
that manually in "Advanced Parameters > Performance >
Clear Cache" and "Preferences > Search > Re-build the
Advanced Parameters > Performance > Clear Cache
Preferences > Search > Re-build the entire index
6. MIGRATION RESUMING
When a problem occurring on the migration process, Migration
Tool provide the ability to resume the process in two ways:
1. Automatically resume on the spot: the tool will automatically
resume after a failure until all data is imported.
2. Manually resume: you can refresh the page to go back to Step
1 and click on “Resume”, this is helpful when you want to
temporarily stop migration and resume when you want to.
7. ADVANCED CONFIGURATION
Access Advanced Configuration by going to Cart Migration >
Configuration from Prestashop backend menu. All default values are
configured to work with most cases, thus it is recommended to change
these values only when it is necessary to.