Types of data that can be migrated during Magento 2 migration

Let’s list out the types of data that actually you can migrate during Magento 2 Migration in this blog.

For us, it’s the knowledge that powers to act. Likewise, it’s data that powers the development of an eCommerce website. Data plays an important role in an online store for shoppers with seamless access.

Besides, the data that you’re migrating during Magento 2 migration is important.


There are four kinds of data that need to migrate during Magento 2 migration:

  • Media

Now, you can migrate most of the store data using a special tool called “Data Migration Tool”. A Data Migration Tool is a product of the Magento itself via CLI.

This tool helps in data transfer important data of the Magento 2 migration and also do some other process such as:

  • Tracking the data transfer progress

TYPES OF DATA: Magento 2 Migration

TYPES OF DATA: Magento 2 Migration
TYPES OF DATA: Magento 2 Migration

With this Data Migration Tool we can migrate the following data, they are:

  • Products


  • All the product-related data including Product name, Product information, Description, Quantity, Weight.


  • Attribute sets are the collection of attributes related to the store’s products. It will transfer all the attribute sets from the source to the target.


  • Category data consists of all data in the category page and all store view data. It also includes category metadata, Category description, and related settings.


Customer’s data are important things to move during the Magento 2 migration process. Here the Customers’ data to migrate are:

  • First and Last name


  • Order details include the track from the search term to the order placement details.


  • URLs data will redirect all the old Source Store Products, Category page URLs in the Magento site.


  • Support migrating custom fields of products and customers


  • Support migrating reviews of customers.


  • Tax details include Name, Value(percent value in default currency), and created Date.


  • Shopping cart details migrate all the cart related details. And shopping cart rules from the source and target version.


  • Search terms data are the search data of each online shoppers in their eCommerce store.


  • All the list of currencies and their currency conversion rates.


These are the data types that you can migrate during Magento 2 migration. Yes, it’s high time to move your site Product, Order, Customer data to Magento 2x. It is not easy to migrate the whole site with one click like on WordPress.

Thus, it’s not possible to migrate a Magento 1 site without having a piece of prior knowledge. So consulting Magento 2 migration service provider is the right choice for any seekers.

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