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Posted 03 September 2019 - 03:29 AM

Step by step guide on how to upgrade OpenCart 1.5 to OpenCart 3

  1. Download and install a fresh OpenCart 3.x in a subdomain or subdirectory. Click here to download the lastest OpenCart version.
  2. Use OpenCart to OpenCart migration tool provided by Next-Cart to import products, categories, customers, orders, etc from your OpenCart 1.5 store to the new one.
  3. Install 3.x version of the extensions into OpenCart 3. Don't worry if you cannot find 3.x version of an extension, you can hire a developer to update it easily.
  4. Choose and set up your desired theme in themeforest or OpenCart theme market.
  5. Point your domain to OpenCart 3 store.
  6. Enjoy the new home!


What data can be migrated from OpenCart 1.5 to OpenCart 3


  • Product Informations, e.g. Name, Description, Prices, Images, Meta, SEO (301 Redirects or Rewrite), etc.
  • Product Options. All option types supported by Opencart 3.
  • Product Links, e.g. Manufacturer, Categories, Downloads, Related Products.
  • Product Attributes.


  • Manufacturer Informations, e.g. Name, SEO, Image.

Product Categories

  • Category Informations, e.g. Name, Description, SEO URLs (301 Redirects or Rewrite), etc.
  • Category Parents


  • Tax Classes, Tax Zones and Rates.


  • Customer Informations, e.g. First Name, Last Name, Email, Phone, etc.
  • Customer Addresses. All addresses with full informations.
  • Customer Groups (Optional)


  • Order General Informations, e.g. Status, Currency, Total, History, Notes, Date, etc.
  • Product Details, e.g. Name, Model/SKU, Quantity, Price, Tax, Option Details, etc.
  • Customer Details, e.g. First Name, Last Name, Email, Billing/Payment and Shipping Addresses.
  • Order Links, e.g. Products, Customer.


  • Reviews of migrated Products. Review Details, e.g. Customer, Comment, Rating, Status, Date.


How to upgrade OpenCart using Next-Cart migration tool


Next-Cart is a shopping cart migration service allows you to migrate data from your current store to another eCommerce platform with ease. The whole procedure can be taken in 3 simple steps:

  1. Upload Kitconnect to the root folders of both OpenCart stores.
  2. Choose the data you want to migrate
  3. Perform the migration


Get more detail and try a Free Demo Migration at: OpenCart to OpenCart Migration.


If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at https://next-cart.com/contact/, our technicians are always ready to help you answer all questions 24/7.


Have a great day!

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