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.
If you decide to switch from your own Shopware 6 installation to a cloud environment, this is also no problem. You can transfer the data of your installation to your new cloud environment with a migration. This is also possible with a Shopware 5 installation.
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.