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Migrating your store from WooCommerce to Ecwid

If you have a store on WooCommerce, you can easily migrate it to Ecwid. Ecwid is a powerful e-commerce solution that allows you to add a professionally looking online store to your existing website, sell goods on multiple sales channels, including Instagram and Facebook, and grow your customer base.

Sign up with Ecwid and easily bulk export your products and categories from WooCommerce to Ecwid with the help of our migration tool.

Importing your WooCommerce catalog to Ecwid

Before transferring products from your WooCommerce store, install Ecwid’s plugin for WordPress and create an Ecwid account if you don’t have one yet. Make sure you connect your Ecwid store to your WordPress website after installing the plugin/creating the account.

To bulk import your WooCommerce products and categories to Ecwid:

  1. Go to your WordPress Dashboard → Tools → Import.
  2. Find the Ecwid products and categories tool and click Run Importer. Here you'll see how many products and categories are going to be imported to your Ecwid store. Make sure that on your current Ecwid plan you can have all the products and categories imported.
  3. If you need to increase the products and categories limit, change your Ecwid plan from your WordPress Dashboard → Ecwid → My Profile → Billing and Plans. 
  4. Click Import your WooCommerce catalog to Ecwid.
  5. Click Start import.
  6. Click Connect.
  7. Click Accept to give Ecwid app the rights to update your catalog. 

The import will begin showing how many products and categories are going to be imported to your Ecwid store:


Once the import is complete, you will see how many products and categories have been imported to your Ecwid store.

Further steps

Now that you have created an Ecwid store and imported the products, we’d like to give you a quick guide on what to do next.

If you need help with setting up your store or have any questions about Ecwid, we are always glad to assist. Contact our Customer Care team.

Set up your Ecwid store

Take care of the basic store settings. Set up shipping and payment options, configure taxes, fill in the information about your business, and more. Check the Getting started guide to see the full list of things to set up.

Publish Ecwid products on your website

After you install the Ecwid plugin, a new page is automatically created on your site with your store catalog.

You can also add store categories to different site pages, highlight products in a sidebar, add Buy buttons, and more. Explore all the options in this article: Adding your Ecwid store to WordPress site.

To change the design of your storefront, refer to this guide: Customizing Ecwid store design on a WordPress site.

Promote products to get more sales

Reach more customers and drive sales to your store by connecting Ecwid with multiple sales channels – popular marketplaces like Google Shopping or Amazon, social media like Facebook, Instagram, and more.

Check out our Marketing checklist to learn how to promote your store effectively.

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