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Tools and Resources to Migrate from Magento 1 to Magento 2

Brent Peterson
Brent Peterson

Upgrading your services to meet consumer needs is an essential part of business, but migrating to a different eCommerce platform can be difficult and stressful. You might be concerned about the risks of switching platforms, how Magento 2 differs from Magento 1, or what will happen to your website during and after the migration. However, you’re certainly not the only one with these concerns.

Thanks to the Magento community and partners, we have several expertly-crafted resources that address the top questions retailers have when it comes to upgrading their websites. The following resources include guides, infosheets, videos, and white papers to ensure that you have a smooth transition from Magento 1 to Magento 2.


These guides provide comprehensive insights about the entire migration process. Each practical guide will provide countless answers, including the things you should ask yourself before starting, how to avoid risks during the transition, how to optimize your site for success, and tips about the future of eCommerce.


These comprehensive one-page documents provide you with valuable insights to help you understand if upgrading your platform is right for your business. Each document includes comparisons of Magento 1 to Magento 2 features, merchant success stories, new tools available in the latest version of Magento, and more.

  • Magento Commerce Feature Comparison by Version
  • Upgrade to Magento Commerce 2 Infosheet

Webinars and Videos

Industry leaders and Magento experts will walk you through the benefits of Magento 2, share real stories from merchants, and discuss how Magento 2 can help you become an omnichannel retailer with ease.

  • Ask the Experts: Tips and Tricks to Streamline Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2
  • Imagine No Limits: Upgrading to Magento Commerce 2
  • Technical Deep Dive: Expert Guidance on Migrating from Magento 1 to Magento 2

White Papers

You’ll find in-depth guides about each step of the migration process within these white papers. These informative documents will show you how to fill the most important organizational roles on your team, gather all the required resources for upgrading, where to find further development help, create excellent customer journeys, and much more.

  • Business Planning Guide for Migrating to Magento Commerce 2
  • M1 to M2 White Paper
  • Magento 2 Migration Technical Overview
  • Magento 2: The Buyer’s Journey
  • Transforming Your Business M1 to M2

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Brent Peterson
Brent W. Peterson, President of ContentBasis LLC, is a pioneering eCommerce entrepreneur. His journey spans retail entrepreneurship to global workshops, with a passion for endurance sports. 

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