How to Migrate Magento 1 to Magento 2?

Magento has officially announced that Magento 1 will reach end of life (EOL) on June 1, 2020
No quality fixes or security patches will be deployed for Magento Commerce 1 or Magento Open Source 1 after this date.

Here we are providing the guideline, how the Magento migration works?

There are some thumb rules need to follow before migration.

  1. Backend Magento 1 store ( files and database ).
  2. Create Development Env. of Magento 1 Store.
  3. Analyze Magento 1 store, Delete unnecessary things ( files and data ).
  4. Analyze Magento 1 Theme, Extensions and customization are compatible with Magento 2 Store.
  5. Install Fresh Magento 2 copy on server.

Magento Migration Process is is generally divided into five phases.

  • Phase 1 : Theme Migration.
  • Phase 2 : Extension Migration.
  • Phase 3 : Customization Migration.
  • Phase 4 : Data Migration.
  • Phase 5 : Testing

Phase 1 : Theme Migration

First of all you can’t migrate Magento 1 theme to Magento 2, You can Enhance Magento 2 Theme to look like your Magento 1 theme.

You also can choose fresh look in Magento 2 theme by choosing themes from Marketplace or via create own custom theme.

Phase 2 : Extension Migration.

First of all you can’t Migrate your Magento 1 extensions to Magento 2 because of compatibility issues while integrating Magento 1 extensions into Magento 2.

You can choose Magento 2 extensions from Marketplace or create your own Magento 2 module.

Phase 3 : Customization Migration

Magento Code Migration Toolkit provide feature to Migrate your Magento 1 custom code to Magento 2.
Migration Toolkit may require additional class mapping work to make it work successfully.

Phase 4 : Data Migration

Magento 2 Data Migration Tool provide feature to migrate you Magento 1 data to Magento 2 including your custom extension.

Migrating the custom data may require additional work of mapping tables in Magento 2 Migration tools.

Magento 2 Data Migration Tool have three steps to moving data from Magento 1 Store to Magento 2 Store

  • Step 1: Setting Migration
  • Step 2: Data Migration
  • Step 3: Delta Migration

Phase 5 : Testing

After completing all four phases, you must have to complete the testing part.

Magento 2 Migration is not an easy task but you can make it with proper planing and work flow.

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