Upgrading PrestaShop store from version 1.4.x to 1.7.x
Steps of updating PrestaShop online store from any version
- Backup of the current store: files + MySQL database
- Installation of a new store in the latest version 1.7 on our server
- Transferring data from the old to the new store
- Transferring the store to client's server
- Start the latest version of the store in the client's domain
Scope of data to be transferred
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: First name, last name, email
Discounts and vouchers
Shopping cart rules (discount codes);
Rules regarding list prices
Tax regulations on taxation of products
Transportation and shipping conditions
General settings: Carrier name, transit time, speed, package tracking link;
Delivery locations and costs: Add cost of service status, free shipping status, billing type, shipping tax, option to keep out of range, 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.
Messages and customer service
Customer messages from the contact form;
Returns of goods
All SEO settings such as Meta title, Meta descriptions, Meta keywords, backlinks, reciprocal links and more will also be migrated from the old store to the new one. You can keep your high SEO ranking in Google and all other search engines.
While migrating from Prestashop to Prestashop, there is a simultaneous migration:
Migration or upgrade of Prestashop 1.4.x to Prestashop 1.7;
Migration or data transfer between Prestashop stores;
The upgrades available in Prestashop 1.7 will also help customers speed up the buying process, ensure customer loyalty and increase sales.
Migration has been tested on Prestashop 1.4.x and 1.7.x