Migrate to Shopify

Setting up shop has never been easier

Move your store and start selling in record time with Shopify’s migration checklists, platform-specific guides, and simple tools.

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Prevent interruption

Limit your downtime with apps that simplify the migration process.

Set up quickly

Import products fast and simplify training with guides and migration checklists.

Get 24/7 support

Get help at any point in the process, from importing data to building your store.

Ask the community

Get answers from 900,000+ Shopify merchants and partners.

Data transfer

Migrate your way

There are tons of ways to migrate your data to Shopify. Choose the one that works for you based on your business needs.

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For smaller businesses

Migrate manually

For a simpler approach, manually transfer your store’s data using a CSV file. This will import products and customers to your new Shopify store.

  • Note that some data like orders and blog posts can’t be moved this way.
  • Copy text from your current store’s pages and paste it in your new Shopify store where you need.
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For fast setup

Move with a migration app

Migrate your store quickly. Use a third-party migration app from the Shopify App Store.

  • Transfer essential store data, including products, orders, customers, reviews, and more.
  • Keep your store's SEO and overall integrity intact throughout migration.
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For large businesses

Hire a Shopify Partner

Work with a Shopify Partner to manage and complete your migration.

  • Collaborate with a Shopify Partner that specializes in migration for your industry and size.
  • Some partners may use Shopify’s API to create a custom migration solution tailored to your needs.
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Expand your business with Shopify

Shopify empowers you to expand from marketplaces like Etsy, eBay, and Amazon with a unique, customizable online store. With themes optimized for selling and a fully integrated back office, you’ll have everything you need to get started and keep all your sales in sync.

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Migration instructions

Checklists and guides? Check.

Migrating can look different depending on your business needs and the platform you’re moving from. Shopify’s step-by-step checklists and platform-specific guides break down the process so you can get set up faster.

For small businesses

Online store checklist

Learn everything from how to organize your store to how to add sales channels.

Platform resources

Platform-specific guides

Discover how to migrate your store to Shopify from other platforms including Amazon, Lightspeed, and Wix.

For in-person selling

POS migration guide

Learn how to set up Shopify POS, and if your current hardware is compatible.

For growing businesses

Shopify Plus migration guide

Learn about more advanced migration features, from integrations to B2B.

Power your enterprise

Unlock unprecedented growth with even more solutions for enterprise.

Competitive pricing

Any business can migrate

Shopify can help your business sell more and grow faster with plans from just 5 $/month. Start your free trial and enjoy 1 $/month on select plans.

Online-first plans

Find a solution for selling everywhere, backed by the world’s best checkout.

Retail plans

Find a solution for selling in person, paired with a simple online store.

Enterprise solutions

Future-proof your business on the world’s most powerful commerce platform.

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Compare Shopify

Explore what different platforms have to offer, and see why millions of merchants choose Shopify.

Frequently asked questions

You can migrate your business by manually using a CSV, leveraging an app from the App Store, hiring a Shopify Partner or using any combination of these for different parts of your business. The method you choose will depend on your business needs.
The time it takes to migrate will depend on the complexity of your business and the migration method you choose. Most businesses migrate to Shopify in under 3 months. Set aside time to archive old data before you begin the import and check over your transferred data once everything is in Shopify.
Before migrating to Shopify, you should back up your data on your current platform and take stock of what needs to be moved, including products, customer data, order history, and any content like blogs or articles.
You can import products, customers, historical orders, gift cards, certificates, store credits, blogs, and individual pages. Generally speaking, migration apps can easily import all of the above data, while other methods may be more limited in nature.
There are a variety of free and paid apps for seamlessly migrating your data to Shopify.

If you have a large product catalogue or want to import past order data and analytics, you can browse the Shopify Partner Directory to connect with trusted agencies that specialize in complex migrations. Shopify Partners set their own rates for various levels of service.
Your data is safe. Any Shopify apps or experts you use to migrate will not delete your data from your previous system and you can revoke an app’s access to your data at any time by uninstalling it. Visit the Shopify Help Center to learn more about additional details you can add to products and customers.
You can reach the Shopify support team 24/7. They're available at any point in the migration process to help answer your questions, from importing data to building your store.
Shopify’s Replatforming SEO Strategies provide actionable steps for protecting your SEO ranking, boosting traffic, and driving sales.

After migrating your storefront, you can further optimize it by following the steps from Shopify’s Complete SEO Checklist for 2024.
Use Shopify’s comprehensive migration checklist to get all of the info you need to successfully migrate your store. For merchants looking to migrate to Shopify Plus, we have a separate Shopify Plus migration checklist.

Make your move. Migrate to Shopify.

Get all the tools you need to start, run, and grow your business. For enterprise merchants, contact our sales team.

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