FoxyCart to Shopify Migration- A complete guide

Shopify migration is your next big project when your store can't reap potential benefits from FoxyCart.

HulkApps Shopify migration experts leave no stone unturned for the platform migration from FoxyCart to an integrated eCommerce solution on Shopify.

We at HulkApps appreciate and welcome your move for your decision.

Welcome to Migration Center- We guide you through a successful migration without having to think about every critical migration process.

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FoxyCart to Shopify Migration

FoxyCart is not able to satisfy your diverse online selling needs since it has nothing more than just a cart and checkout process. Shopify is a dedicated eCommerce development platform. Shopify migration gives you a competitive edge.

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Why prefer moving from FoxyCart to Shopify?

Not fast to build

FoxyCart is not an all-in-one system to offer you eCommerce solutions. It is a hosted PCI-compliant eCommerce platform, which is not so easy to nail for developers.

Being capable of enabling a shopping cart and checkout, merchants can only integrate FoxyCart with their existing website for eCommerce functionality.

Shopify on the other hand is a self-hosted full-featured eCommerce platform. You can add as many webpages as you desire. It is an easy platform to workaround that allows a faster online store development.

Restrictive sales tools

FoxyCart lacks a lot of essential eCommerce tools and features.

Merchants have to rely upon a huge list of third-party eCommerce tools to manage a large catalog.

It lacks a complete solution for integrated CRM, inventory management, multi-store management, return management, catalog management among others.

Shopify powers tens of thousands of eCommerce stores with built-in significant sales features and tools. You can get more from its App Store as well.

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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 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 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.

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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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Blog

  • Blog design
  • Import Blog Data
  • Tags
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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 intial import, you must run a delta or incremental migration. Take care of APIs that they 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 temporary drop in traffic. Keep a track of 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 serve 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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