Upgrading a PrestaShop store from version 1.6.x to version 8.x
Steps to upgrade PrestaShop online store from any version
- Backup of the current store: files + MySQL database
- Installation of the new store in the latest version 8.x on our server
- Transferring data from the old store to the new store
- Transferring the store to the client's server
- Starting the store in the latest version in the client's domain
The scope of data that we transfer
Products and categories
General information: Name, status, description, product ID, reference number, etc.
Product assortment and benefits;
Shipping settings: Width, height, depth, weight, additional shipping costs, free carriers; Prices: Price (without tax), Price (with tax), Price per unit (without tax), specific prices, tax settings, etc.
SEO settings: Meta title , meta description, keywords, backlinks, reciprocal links, anchor text and more.
Product images and category images: main image and thumbnails.
Customers and employees
General information: Name, surname, email
Discounts and vouchers
Rules regarding shopping cart (discount codes);
Rules regarding list prices
Tax regulations on taxation of products
Transportation and freight conditions
General settings: Carrier name, transit time, speed, parcel tracking link;
Delivery locations and costs: Add service cost status, free shipping status, billing type, shipping tax, out-of-range behavior option, price ranges (all zones, all ranges);
Size, weight and group access: Maximum package width (cm), Maximum package height (cm), Maximum package depth (cm), Maximum package weight (kg)
General information: Name, status, content, indexing, indexing status;
SEO settings: Meta title, meta description, keywords, backlinks, reciprocal links, anchor text and more.
Messaging and customer service
Customer messages from the contact form;
Returns of goods
All your SEO settings such as Meta title, Meta descriptions, Meta keywords, backlinks, reciprocal links and others will also be migrated from your old store to the new one. You can keep your high SEO ranking in Google and all other search engines.
What the package does not include
graphic design work
transferring or updating modules
moving or updating the template
changes of visual elements
When migrating from Prestashop to Prestashop there is a simultaneous migration:
Migration or upgrade of Prestashop 1.6.x to Prestashop 8;
Migration or data transfer between Prestashop stores;
Upgrades available in Prestashop 1.7 will also help customers speed up the buying process, ensure customer loyalty and increase sales.
The migration has been tested on Prestashop 1.4.x and 1.7.x