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When migrating to ShopWired from Shopify you can use ShopWired's switching to us system to automatically import your product, product reviews and customer data.

Other data on your Shopify account will need to be migrated manually by following the help guides below.


Product data

The switching to us feature on ShopWired will allow you to migrate all the information about your products from your Shopify account to ShopWired in just a few minutes.

All data about your products, including the product images, will be migrated across automatically.

Read the help guide for step-by-step instructions.

Customer data

You can also use the switching to us feature to migrate your customer records from Shopify to ShopWired.

All data about your customers can be migrated (name, email, phone, address) automatically. Unfortunately it is not possible to migrate passwords, so customer passwords will need to be reset. More details on how to achieve a smooth transition for your customers can be found on the help guide about customer migration.

Read the help guide for step-by-step instructions.

Category/collection data

Unfortunately Shopify does not provide an export for it's collections feature. The collection(s) that products are assigned to is also not included in the Shopify product export.

Shopify does however include the product Type in the product export and we use this data to create ShopWired categories for your products. You will need to add data to each category ShopWired creates.

Find out more.

Product reviews

If you're using Shopify's product review system you can import these reviews into your ShopWired account using the switching to us system.

Find out more.

Website theme and content

You cannot use a Shopify theme on ShopWired and instead you'll need to choose a new theme for your website from the ShopWired theme store.

You will need to copy content (pages like 'About Us') across from your Shopify account to ShopWired.

Find out more.

Other data and settings

We've put together a list of other areas of your ShopWired account that you'll need to focus on once you have completed the steps above, click a section to read the help guidance about it.

- Payment gateways
- Delivery rates
- Apps & extensions
- ShopWired settings
- 301 redirects

Launching your store

We've compiled a launch checklist for you to follow before launching your ShopWired website.

For assistance on changing the DNS records on your domain name (to point it at the ShopWired servers), please follow these instructions.

Registered your domain name with Shopify?

If you registered your domain name with Shopify's domain name registration service, you can easily change the settings on the domain so it points to the ShopWired servers.

For more information click here.

Search engine rankings

If your website enjoys a good position in search engine results for particular keywords we recommend that you read and follow the help guide on how to monitor your website after launch and maintain search rankings.