The second step of your X-Cart v4 based store upgrade to v5 is initial data migration.


  1. Make sure the migration environment is prepared as described in Step 1: Migration environment.
  2. Make sure a fresh X-Cart 5 software is installed as described in the Installation Guide.
  3. Make sure the addon XC4 to XC5 Migration Wizard is installed and enabled.

    If you are not able to install X-Cart v4 to v5 Data Migration Wizard module from the marketplace and see the following warning message: xc5_mw_module.png

    Please make sure to install Order import module first and then try to install X-Cart v4 to v5 Data Migration Wizard module again.

Initial data migration is performed with the help of the XC4 to XC5 Migration Wizard that is installed on a fresh X-Cart 5 store. The data migration will cover all the data specified in the What data is migrated? guide of this manual.

If you have a large database and want to get an idea of how your data will fit into a new X-Cart 5 based store without migrating the entire database, you can run a quick demo migration.

All the data migration steps are described in details in the guides of this section.

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