3DCart to BigCommerce migration with Always Open Commerce

Planning to switch platforms? Here at AOC, we make migration manageable.

Always Open Commerce (AOC) offers 3DCart to BigCommerce migration services to efficiently and securely help you migrate important data from your online store. With the help of your migration team, your store’s products, orders, customer data, and many other assets will be seamlessly transferred to a larger e-commerce platform.

How Our Experts Perform the Migration. Step-by-step

Here at AOC, behind every successful store migration is a migration team composed of developers and data experts. Alongside them are our tech and support team who are tasked with keeping you informed on the latest updates on your online store’s migration. Check out the steps below to know what occurs in a 3DCart to BigCommerce migration.


Backup your online store’s data

Prior to initiating the 3DCart to BigCommerce migration, a backup of your online store’s data will be conducted. This will prevent any type of data loss to your store’s important data and assets such as its products, orders, customer information, and many more.



Launch and connect your BigCommerce store

Make an account in BigCommerce. You will be asked to input details about your existing online store, including your store’s product categories and your company profile. Provide a Username/Client ID, API token, and API path for your new BigCommerce Store. Our support team will assist you with this.


Select and review additional options. Run a demo migration

Prior to the start of the 3DCart to BigCommerce migration process, our migration team may provide you with additional options concerning other entities on your online store. You may decide to include, preserve, and migrate entities such as SEO URLs, HTML tags, and many more. After reviewing these options, run a demo migration to identify and address any potential risks.



Conduct full migration and test results

Depending on the amount of data to be transferred, it only takes around 30 minutes to a couple of hours for a 3DCart to BigCommerce migration to be complete. Once done, check if all of the data transferred is accurate.


Design and develop your BigCommerce store

Once the 3DCart to BigCommerce migration process is done, you can now design and develop your BigCommerce store. For your theme, our designers may assist you with choosing one. On the other hand, our developers will conduct regular tests to polish your store’s UX.



Go live with your BigCommerce store

You will be notified by our developers once your store is live and ready to receive internet traffic. Tests will be conducted on a regular basis, ensuring a stable site and smooth UX for all store visitors.

Disclaimer: The process flow of 3DCart to BigCommerce migrations may vary depending on the 3rd-party tools
and applications used in migrating data. Our data administrators and web developers will discuss this with you
during onboarding. The above information is a general process flow which most data migrations follow.

What data can be migrated from
3DCart to Bigcommerce


  • Product information (product name, cost, SKU, full description, status, manufacturer, meta title, meta keywords, meta description)
  • Product options (name, price)
  • Product attributes
  • Product image and additional images

Product Categories

  • Name, description, status
  • Meta title, meta description
  • Category images


  • Order information (order date, order status)
  • Customer name, email, billing and shipping address
  • Product price, quantity, subtotal price, discount price, shipping price, total price, order comments
  • Order products (name, SKU, option)

Customer Data

  • First and last names, email, telephone
  • Billing and shipping address


  • Name

How Is Your Data Secured During Migration?

Our migration team not only ensures a quick and trouble-free 3DCart to BigCommerce migration but also guarantees to administer it in a completely secure process. This way, we can assure you that any type of security breach to your online store’s data is duly prevented.

3DCart to BigCommerce
Migration FAQs

In this section, we answer frequently asked questions about 3DCart to BigCommerce migration.

How to migrate 3DCart customers to BigCommerce?

Like most migrations, AOC employs the use of migration tools and applications to transfer store data from the source cart to the target cart. Migration from 3DCart to BigCommerce usually takes one to three hours depending on the amount of data that needs to be transferred.

How do I export orders from the 3DCart platform to BigCommerce?

Exportation of existing order forms from the 3DCart platform to BigCommerce is done during the actual migration. You can include orders placed in 3DCart (source store) as part of the data to be migrated over to the target store. BigCommerce highly recommends exporting orders to hold onto as a reference for future inquiries or tax purposes.

Can I migrate customer passwords from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Not possible. You cannot migrate customer passwords to BigCommerce as it has its password encryption protocols and peculiarities. Moreover, BigCommerce is a hosted e-commerce platform. Hence, migration tools frequently used by data administrators and migration experts like LitExtension cannot penetrate BigCommerce’s database to link password encryptions coming from 3DCart.

Can I migrate images from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Yes, and it’s even easier to transfer assets like images thanks to powerful platform migration tools that do the job in one sweep. Our 3DCart to BigCommerce migration experts utilizes these applications to transfer images from product details, categories, and blog entries and then check them to see if they’re exactly where they have to be in the target store.

Can I migrate blog entries from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Yes. Through the use of powerful migration tools, you can migrate popular blog entries from your 3DCart blog to your new BigCommerce store.

Do I risk losing data from my existing 3DCart store after the migration?

During the actual data migration process, data loss may occur. When the data is migrated or transferred to the target store, some of the data may not migrate over from the source store. To minimize the risk of losing necessary information during this extremely crucial part of the process, we conduct tests or demo migrations to help identify these risks and, if possible, eliminate them.

Does the data migration process influence my 3DCart store performance?

As with any major change in a website’s architecture, platform migration significantly affects site speed and SEO customization, and may result in a temporary loss of traffic. But the potential benefits you’ll get after you migrate from 3DCart to BigCommerce far outweigh these minimal setbacks. Migrating for the right reasons can create a better overall experience for visitors and customers.

Do you support the migration of attributes from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Yes. Most 3DCart to BigCommerce migrations supports the exportation of attributes along with product and customer data, product SKUs, images (product photos, thumbnails, and additional assets), product URLs, short- to full-length descriptions, among other entities, from the source store to the target store.

Can I migrate SKUs from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Yes. Most migrations from 3DCart to BigCommerce support the exportation of product SKUs along with product and customer data, attributes, images (product photos, thumbnails, and additional assets), product image URLs, short- to full-length descriptions, among other entities, from the source store to the target store.

Can I migrate Order IDs from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

No, you cannot migrate order IDs or similar data types from 3DCart to BigCommerce.

Can I migrate order statuses from 3DCart to BigCommerce?

Yes, you can migrate the statuses of your existing orders along with their current prices, quantities, and items.

Why Choose AOC?

Migrations help e-commerce businesses develop and grow into larger and better online stores. That’s why we at AOC, guarantee to serve e-commerce business owners like you a swift and hassle-free 3DCart to BigCommerce migration service to help you achieve the successful growth of your online store.

Handled with utmost professionalism and expertise, our team of developers and data experts ensures a smooth and secure transfer of your online store’s important data into a larger e-commerce platform efficiently.

Migrating to the BigCommerce platform with Always Open Commerce also comes with big perks:

  • A professional support team that assists you from the start to the end of the migration process.
  • Class-leading migration tools and protocols that keep your data safe and secure
  • Highly-skilled product and customer data handlers to also facilitate migration

We will also prepare a checklist that can be used both as a guide and a blueprint for migrations of any type.

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