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Coast 2 Coast Lighting Co was in need of a new online brand identity and decided that it was time to move away from their current platform. They were interested in Migrating from Miva Merchant to WooCommerce. At first, they did not know which platform to choose for the migration. There are many platforms to choose from including but not limited to; Shopify, BigCommerce, X-Cart and more.
After several discussions and consultations on the needed functionality of their new site and what their old website was lacking, we chose WordPress/WooCommerce for this implementation. - Website Design WooCommerce Development by
WooCommerce allowed for easy migration of data from Miva to WooCommerce to include products, customers, previous orders and other pertinent data. And flexible enough to implement custom code to perform tasks that the prior system was either to costly or unable to do. With the addition of some free and paid plugins along with the excellent web development skills of After Dark Grafx, we were able to achieve all of their requests and then some.
It is important not to attempt a Migration away from Miva merchant to other platforms before speaking to a professional WooCommerce Expert who is also a Miva Expert, Shopify Expert, Big Commerce Expert, Payment Processing Expert and has your ultimate goal in mind. Like
There are many pros and cons to each eCommerce platform so it is best to use the one that is best suited for your business needs.

Some questions you may ask a designer/developer before migrating eCommerce platforms:

a) Will you be able to easily update the products, categories, images

b) Wi

ll you be able to update the actual pages of the website

c) Will your data migrate over and will you lose any data

d) Will your customers be able to login to the new platform? If so, what is the process?

e) Wil

l the new eCommerce platform hook into my current BOOKS program, CRM Program or other software you may have used with the previous vendor.

f) Will my payment processor work with the new platform? If not, do they

offer their own processing?

g) What other payment types can I add? (ie: Paypal, Stripe, Authorize Net, Apple Pay and more.)

h) How much downtime will I have for my website?

i) What about email?

These are just a few of the many questions you should ask before migrating.

If you are also in need of a newwebsite design or redesign, eCommerce, search engine optimization (SEO) or other service or assistance, please contact us.

After completing this website, we created several videos to help C2CLights understand How To Edit their Website, Process Orders, Manage Products, Manage Search Features, etc.




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