Easy Guide to Migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2

Magento has announced the EOL of Magento 1. It is vital that store owners should start planning the migration from Magento 1 to Magento 2 as soon as possible. There is no direct method of migrating to Magento 2.

However, Magento has developed Code Migration Toolkit to migrate custom codes and Magento 2 Data Migration Tool to migrate critical store data like products, categories, orders, store configurations & settings, etc.

If you are planning on moving over to Magento 2, read this below blog post because I have given a detailed overview of the migration process:

Migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2

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Step-by-Step Guide on Migrating Magento 1 to Magento 2

Let’s take a look at how to upgrade from Magento 1 to Magento 2. Follow the steps below.

Step 1: Theme Migration

Remember that, you cannot directly migrate your Magento 1 theme to Magento 2. However, to accomplish such an objective you’ll have to consider performing any one of the following things:

You can hire a frontend designer or developer to create a unique and new theme for Magento 2. Also, here you must consider making the theme responsive.
Secondly, you can install a Magento 2 theme from the Magento ecommerce Marketplace.
Step 2: Migrate Extensions

Once you’ve migrated your theme or created a new one for Magento 2 installation, next you should migrate the extensions installed on your existing site to the new version. However, make sure to move only the relevant extensions to Magento 2. Also, keep in mind that at times Magento 1 extensions might not work with Magento 2. Simply put, you might experience compatibility issues when trying to integrate some extensions of Magento 1 version to the new version release.

Full Detail: https://magenticians.com/upgrade-magento-1-to-magento-2/

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Hi Fayyaz, I followed the steps provided in the Cloudways post but I’m running into an error:

In Abstract.php line 144:

SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Connection timed out

In Abstract.php line 128:

SQLSTATE[HY000] [2002] Connection timed out

Can you tell me why this might be happening? I confirmed all my credentials in config.xml