Migrate to nopCommerce

If you already have an online store but it doesn’t meet your needs and you’re looking for a more advanced platform to succeed, consider nopCommerce. You can easily migrate your current store to nopCommerce with Cart2Cart service and enjoy the benefits of a robust shopping cart. Data export from 80+ carts is supported.

Migrate to nopCommerce

Why switching to nopCommerce?

nopCommerce is a unique solution offering an incredible cost/value ratio. Being free, yet capable of handling serious projects, it offers the lowest ownership cost in the eCommerce industry. nopCommerce has a wide eCommerce arsenal of tools usually found in enterprise solutions. It is full of configurable features and options to meet the specific needs of every potential store owner.

Find a detailed comparison with other platforms in our blog (nopCommerce vs. Shopify, nopCommerce vs. Magento).

What data can be transferred?


Number of products, Product Name, Product SKU, Product Category, Manufacturers, Short Description, Full Description, Main Image, Additional Images, Thumbnail image, Weight, Length, Width, Height, Quantity / Stock Availability, Default Price, Special Price, SEO URL, Meta Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Status (Enable / Disable)

Product Options

Is Required, Titles, Input Type, Price, Price Type (Fixed / Percent), Quantity


Number of orders, Customer, Customer Info, Billing Address, Shipping Address, Currency, Order Statuses, Payment method name, Shipping method name, Name Order Products, Quantity Order Products, Option/Variants Order Products, Price Order Products, Shipping Price, Subtotal Price, Total Price, Created Time


Number of categories, Name, Description, Images, SEO URL, Meta Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, Status (Enable / Disable)

Customer Information

Email, First Name, Last Name, Customer Groups, Status (Enable / Disable), Created Time

Customer Shipping Address

Company, Street Address 1, Street Address 2, Country, City, State/Province, Zip/Postal Code, Telephone, Fax

Customer Billing Address

Company, Street Address 1, Street Address 2, Country, City, State/Province, Zip/Postal Code, Telephone, Fax

How much does it cost?

The cost of the full migration depends on the number of products, customers, orders, and other eCommerce entities you wish to migrate, as well as additional options you might choose to enhance nopCommerce migration possibilities. You can get an approximate price for nopCommerce data import estimated here.

Benefits of the migration to nopCommerce with our official partner, Cart2Cart:

  • Secure and error-free automated migration
  • Your original store remains up even during the switch
  • 100% of products, customers, orders, and data migrated to your new store

What is the process of migration?

Your new nopCommerce store can be up and running in just a few hours. Migration of entities via Cart2Cart is performed automatically and doesn’t require any tech skills. To launch nopCommerce data import follow the steps below:

  1. Create a Cart2Cart account

    Register a new Cart2Cart account or sign up with your Facebook or Google+ account. After the registration process is finished, click Start Demo migration to migrate to your eCommerce data by yourself or Get migration package to get Cart2Cart technical engineers to help you.

  2. Setup your source cart

    From a drop-down list choose your current shopping cart and provide its URL.

  3. Setup your target cart

    Select nopCommerce as a Target cart and provide its URL. After that, find an API plugin in your Admin area (Configuration → Plugins→ All plugins and themes) and download it.

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    Note: as this plugin is not inbuilt, first you need to install it from the marketplace. In order to install the API plugin:

    • Upload it to plugins folder in your nopCommerce directory.
    • Restart your app (or click Reload list of plugins button).
    • In the list of plugins find the newly installed plugin.
    • Click on the Install link to install the plugin.
    • The plugin is displayed in the Plugins windows (Configuration → Plugins → Local Plugins).

    After the plugin is installed you will see the new API field in your Admin area. Tick Enable API and then click Save in the right upper corner.

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    Go to APIClientsAdd New Client

    • Add Name: create your own Client Name
    • Client ID and Client Secret will be automatically generated. Cart2Cart will ask you to provide your Client ID and Client Secret - copy and paste them to Migration Wizard
    • Callback url: https://www.getpostman.com/oauth2/callback
    • Tick Is Active
    • Click Save in the right upper corner

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  4. Choose entities

    Pick up particular entities you want to migrate to nopCommerce or choose Select all.

  5. Choose additional options

    After you select entities you want to migrate to nopCommerce with Cart2Cart, you can optionally pick up some additional options to extend your migration possibilities. In the end of each line with an option name you can find the detailed description and video explanation how the particular option works. Choose what you need and proceed with the migration process.

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  6. Start free demo migration

    Once the entities and additional options are chosen, you can start your Free Demo migration to nopCommerce by clicking a Start Free Demo button.

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    After Demo migration is set up, you’ll see progress bars showing all the process. During Demo migration, a limited number of entities will be automatically moved to your live nopCommerce store (or Cart2Cart Test store) within 30 minutes, giving an ability to test the service and quality of data migration.

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  7. Perform full data migration

    After evaluating Demo results, set up Full migration to nopCommerce by clicking Start migration button. Once the process is over, you will receive a notification email.

    Note that the migration process will not affect your current store performance - it will be available for shoppers.

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