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Magento migration

Whether migrating from Magento 1 to 2 or Magento migration to the latest version from another platform like Woocommerec, osCommerce, BigCommerce, Shopify, Big Cartel, Opencart, Zen cart or more, HMD renders full spectrum Magento migration services with custom functionality, design, automated database migration, manual resolution of compatibility issues and integrations. 


Prior to migrating your store from Magento 1 to Magento 2 it is vital to get an in-depth understanding of your requirements surrounding design, functions,Magento design, technical, security, digital marketing, and Magento 2 migration.

To make your store successful our Magento experts carry out the Magento migration audit:

  • Man on a ladder opening a drawer of a database

    We analyze your store's existing design, data volume, and structure.

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    Verify the store with existing extensions it has, custom, ready-made, and their features

  • Scientist looking through a microscope

    We review the Magento core and custom functions of existing stores

This analysis allows us to draft a sound Magento migration guide tailored to your objectives and needs, along with a timeline and the costs involved, to be able to commence the project strictly in line with your expectations.

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  • User experience
  • Integrations
  • Business process
  • Server load and configuration
  • Data volume
  • Database modifications & defects
  • Theme(-s)
  • Store structure
  • Customizations)


  • Plan
  • User experience
  • Proposal
  • Magento migration options
  • User experience

Environment setup

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I need IaaS and PaaS vendors that provide a top-notch experience

Adapt new providers

Hire Magento Developer helps you in getting your server environment change, tailored to your store requirement makes your experience the best performance, maintains the complete transparency from the tech support, assured necessary functionality, scalable with your business and helpful in growing, under controlled data center, also we enable you to switch to new platform of your choice.

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I need a cost-effective Magento store server configuration

Server configuration

Our engineers help you in selecting and configuring the optimal server after analyzing the system load, business requirement ensuring that your Magento 2 based store provides required functionality, supports your need in the long run, scalable, and easy to operate, allowing you planning the budget and total ownership cost.

  • Amazon Web Services

    AWS offers different tools, services including computing, database, infrastructure management, and solutions for enterprises and eCommerce segments enable us to add functional features in Magento stores.

  • Amazon Web Services

    The largest network of Amazon’s globally distributed data centers and manifold SDKs enable us to implement large scale and load‑resistant Magento stores with sophisticated functional features.

  • HMD hosting

    Affordable pricing, 24/7 support, single-click configuration, security assurance, and eCommerce features empower our clients with complete support, enables them to focus on their actual role of the store owner and work for the business growth.

Magento database migration

I need risk-free Magento database migration Primary Migration

Our developers use the official Magento 2 data migration tool that makes the Magento-migration process hassle-free and helps in migrating critical data (product data, categories data, store settings, store configurations, order data, and settings, etc.) to Magento 2.

Once done, we provide you with access to our staging environment where you can double-check everything to make sure that the Magento migration attempt went well. If so, we set up triggers in your existing store’s database and migrate your store settings, customer, product data, web content, and files to a clean unaltered Magento 2 installation.

  • Products
  • Stores
  • Categories
  • Configuration
  • CMS content
  • Media files
  • Transaction emails
  • Admin user account
  • Orders
  • Settings
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I need to migrate data without interrupting my business flow Delta Migration

Hire Magento developers uses the delta migration tool that helps you have your business flow normal while migrating.

We keep your main source site alive till the migration completes successfully, ensures if the functionalities and designs are migrated and when you are ready to switch to the new store, our developers carry out a delta migration to migrate your residuals and enables in comparing if any pending file or data is migrated if left in the first pass which minimizes your risk of losing any data, order detail.

  • Customers and profile changes
  • New orders
  • New reviews
  • Admin operations

On request Manual migration:

  • Access control list
  • Media
  • Admin user accounts

Magento Functionality Migration

Magento 1 functions are incompatible with Magento 2 structure due to which your functions from the old store won't be migrated, however, our expert Magento developers help you in replicating each of the function from the scratch, custom-built features, compatible with Magento 2 architecture and design, performing the same way as it used to be in your Magento 1 store and even better with the new upgraded Magento version.

For this reason, our engineers handpick and adjust a 2.x counterpart for every 1.x extension, whose functionality you’d like to retain, and develop custom Magento extensions for whatever custom-built features you might have, so that you can enjoy a full replica of the existing functionality on your new 2.x store.

Here are the options that we pursue when replicating the functionality:


Our function replicating alternatives Extension reinstallation

We reinstall the extension is compatible with Magento 2 and carry out a manual and automatic setup to port data.


Similar extension setup

We build an extension for your Magento 2 store similar to your Magento 1 with the same functions.


Custom extension development

HMD makes sure custom Magento extension has all functions and features than any of the existing extension while the development process.


Extension data migration

We develop and perform a custom data migrating script, enables you to get all Magento 1 data migrated to Magento 2 risk-free.

  1. Data migration
  2. Selection
  3. Installation
  4. Data check
  5. Functionality check
  6. Compatibility testing

Retaining Integrations

We replicate the existing Magento integrations using third party solutions, integrate Magento extensions and self-customized Magento extension, adding existing and unique functions from the scratch tailored to your business needs, assuring it meets the Magento 2 standard.

Design migration

With the change in the structure of Magento 1 and 2, themes and designs are unsupportive and cannot be transferred or interchanged to Magento 2.

Yet, our skilled Magento designers and developers help you fix this problem, how?

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    ⦁ By customizing the market theme and third-party theme installation.

  • A pizza with an out-of-the-place slice

    ⦁ By accumulating the pieces of Magento 1 theme and making it Magento 2 compatible.  2.

  • A chef adding final touches to the pizza

    ⦁ By rendering the skills of custom theme development from scratch with unique and out of the box design.

SEO settings migration

Saving all SEO URLs and valuable data for any eCommerce business is an important task during the Magento 2 migration process for the new store to maintain the search rankings on the internet. 

We set up redirects, recreate URLs, migrate SEO settings transfer metadata, and markup.

  • Setting up new 301 redirects
  • Fixing existing issues
  • Setting up sitemap.xml
  • Installing google analytics
  • Migrating GA/GTM events
  • Configuring robots.txt

Advanced Product
Options migration

We successfully migrated the Mageworx’s advanced product options suite and custom it accordingly the Magento 2 core standards require that allows you a mass-add custom product, multiple custom option for each product, ability to duplicate the template, we also fetch the templates with a wide range of product custom options including size, color, brand, storage, inventory.

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We port all data, including custom pricing, inventory, color, image options, as well as dependencies of a multitude of product variations. As a result, you get an exact replica of your product catalog on the new Magento 2 store.

Magento 1 support

We render full-spectrum Magento support and maintenance services that empower you to focus on closing sales and we take care of span security check, checking server health, data monitoring, uptime/downtime reporting, errors and security check, continuous delivery support Magento migration support , performance optimization, server configuration, functionality customization, and extension inspection.