Migration from WooCommerce to Ecwid

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Here is a short instruction how to migrate your store to Ecwid.

  1. Install WooCommerce Store Exporter to your Wordpress site: https://wordpress.org/plugins/woocommerce-exporter/
  2. Go to WP Admin panel → WooCommerce → Store Export and click "Export products" link
  3. Choose the following fields on the appeared page:
    • Product SKU
    • Product Name
    • Description
    • Price
    • Sale price
    • Weight
    • Category
    • Featured image
    • Quantity
  4. Click Export Product button and save CSV file on your computer
  5. Open resulted CSV file in MS Office or similar editor and make sure that fields format is suitable for import:
    • Product SKU is not empty and unique for each product
    • Price and Sale Price fields are not empty for all products. Set 0.00 value for empty fields
    • Weight field is not empty for all tangible products that require shipping. Use 0 value, if shipping cost is not calculated by product weight.
    • Leave Weight field empty for the virtual and downloadable products
  6. Go to Ecwid control panel → Catalog → Product and click "Import products" button
  7. Choose downloaded CSV file with products exported from WooCommerce
  8. Choose "Comma" in Delimiter field
  9. Choose "UTF-8" in Character Encoding selectbox
  10. Set fields order in "Imported Columns" block according to the fields order in the importing file. Drag-n-drop fields names in columns to change their order
  11. Click "Import products" button
  12. Congratulations! Your CSV-file is placed in a queue and will be imported in a several minutes.


​Now your Ecwid store is almost ready. Just need to setup payment and shipping methods:

  1. Go to System Settings → Payments page to choose payment methods for your store
  2. Enable one of PayPal methods or use others online payment processors, like Authorize.Net, Stripe, etc.
  3. Offline payment methods, like Cash on Delivery or Cheque are also available in Ecwid.
  4. Go to System Settings → Shipping page to enable carrier-calculated shipping methods, like (USPS, FedEx, etc.) or setup custom shipping rates for your store. Free shipping for particular area or order is also available. See our Shipping article for the details instruction.


​You're done! This is how your store could look like after import:

 

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