How to migrate Magento 1 to magento 2

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Migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2

migrate magento 2Magento 1.x will sunset on 18th Nov 2018 and you should now migrate your Magento 1 to Magento 2.

Magento has shared Magento migration tool to upgrade Magento 1.x to Magento 2.x

You need to migrate your data, extension, themes and your custom code.

Hire Magento 2 Master to Migrate Your Magento Store.

Migration to Magento 2 involves four components: data, extensions, themes, and customizations.

How To Migrate Magento 1 to Magento 2

There is Three way to migrate Magento  1 to Magento 2.

1. Magento Extension

2. UB Theme Migration Tool

3. Magento Migration Tool

I will explain step by step to migrate Magento 2 using all above options

In this article, I will Explain how to migrate Magento 1 to Magento 2 using UB theme Migration tool.

UB theme has developed Magento migration toll based on Yii framework which gets the both Magento 1 and Magento 2 database information and migrates all the tables data from Magento 1 to Magento 2.

Steps to Migrate Magento 1 to Magento 2

You need to follow following steps to complete the Successful migration with all your data and functionality.

1. Install Fresh & Latest Magento 2

2. Create a backup of live website of Magento 1

3. Data Migration

4. Extension Migration

5. Custom Code Migration

6. Theme Migration

7. Settings Migration & verification

8. Testing

9. Go Live

Step 1. Install Fresh & Latest Magento 2

You need to install the fresh and latest version of Magento 2.You can download it from git and install it from also composer.

Here is my article to install Magento 2 on your server

You can also follow the Magento installation steps guide

Step 2. Create a backup of live website of Magento 1

Create the backup of database and files of your live website and put it in the safe place.

Step 3. Magento Data Migration Tool

You need to Download  the UB Themes Data Migration tool from git hub and place in newly created folder in your root directory

Download Data Migration Tool

Create folder /your_root_path_of_magento/migration-tool/

Unzip it to the migration tool folder.

Paste the URL of this folder into your browser and hit the enter.You will see the database settings screen.
Kindly view this video to complete the database migration to Magento 2 step by step.

Step 4. Extension Migration

You have to make the list of useful and not useful extension and then install the same extension for Magento 2 from the Magento 2 marketplace.

Step 5. Custom Code Migration

If some modules are not available in the marketplace or not available with any 3rd party Magento partner.then you have to migration those extensions to Magento 2.
You can use extension migration tool provided by Magento. I will post another article on this, for now, you can follow Magento module migration guide.

Step 6. Theme Migration

You have to migrate the Magento 1.x theme to Magento 2.x for the same design and user experience.
Magento 1.x theme cannot be migrated to Magento 2.x theme but you can use some available new Magento 2.x themes.
If you want the same design then it will be better to follow the Magento frontend developer guide and develop the new theme.

Step 7. Settings Migration & verification

You have to setup the same Magento setting for the Magento 2.Then check every setting before testing the Magento 2 new shop.

Step 8. Testing

Test the complete website and all data on the site.

Step 9. Live

Enable the production mode and all settings and go ahead with Magento 2.
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