In the very last blog, we dogged our self into the Migration to know the real essence of the Magento 2. Let’s move forward to reach out the next step, best known as Data Migration from Magento 1.x to Magento 2. While we were migrating, there were a number of components taking place and data is one of the crucial components among them.
Just so we know that Magento 1.x and Magento 2 are pretty diverse from each other and it’s not an easy task to upgrade from Magento 1.x to Magento 2 with all its past characteristics. Here, the migration takes a difficult shape as you need to do the manual migration and Tool migration as per the requirements.
It’s really important to keep in mind that Magento 2 is delivering all the latest updates that fascinate the Merchants to do the migration from Magento 1.x to Magento 2 for their E-Commerce stores. About the same, there are a number of extensions available for acquiring the approach. But the problem, merchants are facing is to performing the highest volume database and maintaining the catch up phase that requires in the offline stage. Henceforth, it’s important to make the data migration approach more flexible, and feasible with accuracy.
To making the approach practicable and possible, there are some operations that need to be restricted at the time of migration such as
- Complete Inventory Migration
- Static Page Contents Migration
- Customer Account Migration
- No changes in the Placed Orders
- No certain activities from the Administration Side
- No further changes on the Site
- Also it's important to provide the complete support from the Developers so that the Migration can take a better place with better shape.
Though there are a number of ways to perform migration yet the two crucial approaches that performed primarily are Manual Migration and Tool Migration.
Manual Migration is the practice, where the developers need to provide all the vital documentation with the complete details of the migration. In the process, all the data manually migrate from Magento 1.x to Magento 2.
Data: Data is one of the crucial aspects of the data migration process. All you need to do is setup the data such as products, customers, store configuration, order data, promotions and more, which are required in the migration to Magento 2. Manually this process completed by the development team.
- Manual Migration is absolutely free for the developers from the Magento Community to migrate data
- You can review your entire data thoroughly and ensure yourself about the data appearance
- It provides a better exercise to the develop
Flawless as it has been, Magento had an update to grab with a whole new package of features and upgrades, and that is acknowledged as Magento 2.0. The developer community excited and delighted at the same time with the news, but the merchants and retailers were the ones snooping with what it will bring next to their business.
Back in the days, Magento dominated online shopping platforms and is still one of the most popular and used E-Commerceplatforms on the internet. Magento has always been a very settled platform; hence a vital update for Magento 1.x was called for, due to the inept areas and a few hitches that were offsetting its performance for several online merchants and retailers. With the new Magento 2.0 update, things will be quite different now.