In addition to migrating older store systems to Shopware 6, you can also migrate from an existing Shopware 6 installation to a second Shopware 6 version. This can be necessary, for example, if you want to switch from a Shopware 6 installation to the Shopware 6 Cloud, if you want to move your store from another server to a new one, or if you prepare the store in a staging environment and then want to transfer these changes to the live store.
This guide is basically divided into two different phases. Each of these phases supports you within the migration process and leads you step by step to your goal: A successful migration to Shopware 6.
This phase is about information. We would like to give you all the knowledge you need to carry out a migration successfully or to estimate at which point in time a migration comes into question for you. This phase is divided into the following areas:
Your data will be transferred to the Shopware 6 Shop and you will also learn which manual adjustments are still necessary. The migration is designed in such a way that it can be carried out over a longer period of time so that your data is always up-to-date in the Shopware 6 test installation.
Migration process: From the installation of the migration extension to the migration itself. Here you can find out how your data will be transferred.
Upgrade Guide: Here you can find out which additional adjustments you have to make in your new Shopware 6 installation.
This phase is relevant for you if you want to go live with the new shop. Certainly a certain amount of time has passed. We'll explain here what adjustments are necessary in the Shopware account and how you can make the necessary settings in Shopware 6.