WooCommerce and Shopify are two of the greatest and most popular eCommerce platforms that allow you to create your online store and generate significant income.
However, as businesses grow – the need for a customizable, flexible, and feature-packed eCommerce platform that offers better control arises. And this is why some entrepreneurs migrate their online store from Shopify to WooCommerce.
Approximately 29% of all online stores use WooCommerce, signifying the sheer popularity of WooCommerce. However, there are still many merchants out there who are not using WooCommerce but have every reason to. The only problem is that switching eCommerce platforms and migrating your store’s products, orders, and customers requires the utmost care and precision to prevent data losses and ensure a smooth migrating process.
So, if you wish to switch your eCommerce platform and sell your products through WooCommerce – this article is for you. In this article, we share some plugins you can use to migrate your store from Shopify to WooCommerce with ease.
But first, let’s look at some reasons and benefits behind considering Shopify to WooCommerce migration.
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Are you interested in dropshipping but don’t know what you need to get started? Join me as I explain how to start dropshipping in WordPress with the right tools and no monthly payments.
If you’ve considered using WooCommerce as your dropshipping platform there are many ways you can implement it – one on the solutions is the SaleSource plugin.
Continue reading WooCommerce: How To Set Up Dropshipping
Maybe you don’t know that, but WooCommerce has an inbuilt functionality for importing and exporting products from CSV/XML files. Therefore, most of the times, you don’t need a premium import/export plugin.
Simply go to WordPress Dashboard > Products > All Products and click on Import (or Export) and follow the instructions. That’s it!
This is a new functionality introduced since WooCommerce 3.0 and it’s working like a charm.
For more advanced import/export, automatic updates from server and more complex functionalities, take a look at WP All Import + WooCommerce Add-On
It took me ages to find a way to import ALL California tax rates into WooCommerce. I started by hand, and after a while I said to myself “California is crazy! I wouldn’t want to be an accountant there!”.
As usual, I looked for existing free and premium plugins, but I decided to do it my way. this tutorial gives you a ready-made CSV with all California US tax rates (as of 9 August 2014). Yes, it’s out of date, but you can download it, see how it is built, revise it with the correct rates, and follow the tutorial. Continue reading WooCommerce: Import California Tax Rates (.csv)