FoxyCart to Shopify Migration- A complete guide

Switching to Shopify from FoxyCart needs dedicated Shopify migration services. Leveraging Shopify migration expertise and data import support from HulkApps makes the transition to Shopify from FoxyCart efficient and hassle-free.

With HulkApps Shopify migration experts, get guaranteed results for improved SEO performances, data integrity, and speed to market.

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FoxyCart vs. Shopify - 2021

Build a comprehensive eCommerce store with the ability to extend functionality with hundreds of app integrations and create an engaging user experience by utilizing HulkApps Shopify migration expertise.

FoxyCart

Shopify

Why prefer moving from FoxyCart to Shopify?

Fast to build

Shopify is a fully-hosted and comprehensive eCommerce solution to suit the diverse eCommerce needs of merchants.

Shopify is easy to build without the need to code and it allows merchants to add as many web pages as they need.

Server maintenance, security patches, and costly upgrades are entirely handled by Shopify itself.

Comprehensive sales tools

For a simple store, merchants need not look for third-party solutions to get up and running because Shopify provides every essential tool for customization, email marketing, SEO, CRM, inventory, product management, and more.

Enterprise stores can get everything to extend their functionalities using a dedicated Shopify App Store designed to provide thousands of SEO-optimized apps to improve conversions.

Easily enable multichannel selling, headless commerce, omnichannel marketing to make conversions profitable.

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Shopify Migration - important considerations

Migrating from FoxyCart to Shopify takes in-depth insights and expertise for the overall job. HulkApps is your right Shopify migration agency. Know important facts.

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Data analysis

Look carefully at what data you really want to move to the new eCommerce store on Shopify. Check with every type of data and something which is special. Map data and keep it in the right location during Shopify migration.

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Migrating orders

Use CSV files or the transporter app to import data to the Shopify admin. During Shopify migration, you must take care of data exported from other sources that must match CSV files. Start with products, followed by customers, and finish with historical orders.

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Customer password

It is easy to import customer data, product history, and much more to the admin. But, with the Shopify migration, you cannot transfer customer passwords because they are encrypted. Invite your customers to fill in all details all over again.

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Pending refunds

Once Shopify migration is complete, you cannot handle pending refunds through Shopify. So, when you migrate pending refunds, make sure you handle transactions through the previous gateway.

FoxyCart to Shopify Migration- data transfer

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Design

  • Rapid Shopify Recurring Orders
  • Pixel perfect
  • Mirror Design
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Products

  • Bulk upload
  • Manually Add
  • Copy Options
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Applications

  • Migrate existing apps
  • Integrate New Apps
  • Custom App Solution
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Orders

  • Copy over
  • Map With Customers
  • Set Order Status
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Customers

  • Bulk upload
  • Notify Customers
  • Re-Activate Profile
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Content

  • Pages
  • Content
  • Media Files
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Reviews

  • Import reviews
  • Map With Products
  • Review App Integration
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Optimization

  • Speed improvement
  • 301 SEO Redirection
  • Webmaster - Analytics

Pre-migration tips for Shopify migration

Know critical migration factors for Shopify migration. We give you simple yet functional tips to avoid project glitches.

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Delta migration

After the site launch on Shopify, if you feel to make any changes to your account, i.e, new order date or initial import, you must run a delta or incremental migration. Take care of APIs that do not send any notifications.

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Remove specific protocol

Before you migrate from Foxycart to Shopify, make sure you remove specific protocols. The process ensures accessibility to theme files, stylesheets, and images. Failure of compliance can impact URL error, color mismatch, and many.

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SEO migration

FoxyCart to Shopify migration can lead to a temporary drop in traffic. Keep a track of the Google Search Console for 404 pages and ensure organic traffic is well-maintained. Forget not to resolve all duplicate content.

Post-migration tips

Discounts

What does your business services is what decides what discount codes you must create for your store post-migration to Shopify? A lot of preferences are there- automated discounts on the cart, individual codes, and more. You can use PriceRule API to decide prerequisites.

Forced URL structure

Forced URL structure may prevent you from taking control over your Shopify store. It is crucial to fix the issue when eyeing to optimize your site 100%.
Check with Locked Robots.txt. Add meta robots to the page. This helps avoid Forced URL structure.

Order history

Managing a customer order history is an important aspect of Shopify migration. However, moving order history is not an easy task. You can hire Shopify migration experts to assist you in migrating order history.

Checkout customization

Whatever customization you make to checkout using checkout. liquid with JS, it may reflect on the server-side. To change it and display it to the frontend, use JS and make your changes.

Decide your move now!

Choose between manual and assisted migration. Find out which one works for you.

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Manual Migration

If you have extensive product knowledge about FoxyCart, it is pretty easier to migrate to Shopify with DIY initiatives. But, no tool knowledge can delay your project and impact the user experience. Mind it before the migration.

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Assisted Migration

Assisted migration is always desirable as it reduces the turn around time. Expert Shopify migration agency should be your ultimate destination when Shopify migration is in your mind.

Hire a Migration Team

The Wait is over! Move to Shopify now from FoxyCart!

HulkApps keeps up with all the latest industry trends and harnesses bespoke expertise to work across FoxyCart. When working with Shopify migration, we make sure the migration happens impeccably. With more than a decade of migration experience with Shopify, we ensure productivity, performance, and best results for all of our clients. Let's connect.

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