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    Replatform to Shopify or Shopify Plus with a Trusted Team of Experts.

    As a trusted Shopify Partner, Matter Design & Digital is experienced in supporting our merchants to migrate or re-platform from Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce and more to Shopify or Shopify Plus.

    Our team ensures a seamless yet innovative transition from old to new, carefully weaving our creative mindset with best-in-class digital experience, resulting in a tailored approach to your migration.

    Book a FREE migration discovery consultation. Contact us now!


    What we offer

    Our role extends beyond implementation; we serve as strategic partners in utilising the Shopify platform for your specific needs, ensuring seamless integration, and activating Shopify's enhanced Enterprise capabilities.

    1. Migration Planning & Discovery

    Whether it's B2B or B2C Shopify migration, we deep dive into getting to know your business and customers - fast. Gathering as much information on your requirements, stakeholders, KPIs and growth opportunities, we utilise both qualitative and quantitative data to ensure we make the right decisions and build an accurate and achievable roadmap for all parties.

      2. Data Analysis

      In every migration or replatforming initiative, it's crucial to grasp the existing structure of your customer, order, and content data to guarantee a secure export/import process into Shopify and Shopify Plus. We aim to minimise any disruption to your customers and achieve a seamless transition.

        3. Store Design & Re-build

        Whether you opt to maintain your current design or seize the migration to Shopify as a chance to revamp a new look on the platform, our team stands ready to assist you at every stage. With our extensive expertise in custom theme design and development tailored to the User Experience (UX), we are equipped to support you throughout the process.

          4. System Integration

          With a team of solutions experts, we go through extensive consultation methods to ensure your Shopify website is built with the world's best ecommerce technology to deliver a modern customer experience. From Search to Marketing to PIM, we ensure your stack provides a unified and cohesive omnichannel experience.

            5. SEO & URL Redirection

            SEO should be a top priority for any replatforming or migration endeavor. Our migrations team is dedicated to assisting you by thoroughly crawling the store and implementing appropriate redirects to minimise the SEO impact caused by URL structure changes.

              6. Support, Growth & CRO

              We provide various ecommerce agency retainers designed to consistently assist our ecommerce merchants. Whether you need daily support from an accessible team or long-term strategic planning and growth guidance, our support doesn't stop at go-live, but continues through to ensure you're constantly optimising your website using the newest strategic techniques and technology.

                SHOPIFY | SHOPIFY PLUS

                Why migrate to Shopify?

                Why Matter Design & Digital?

                Because each and every platform migration Matters.

                At Matter Design & Digital, we believe in leading with integrity and working closely with our clients to deliver the best outcomes for their migration projects.

                Our team is dedicated to providing honest and upfront guidance, ensuring that our clients can always trust us to deliver results.

                We are a diverse group of pragmatic strategists, creative designers, innovative technologists, committed marketers, and methodical managers who aren't just ready to migrate your e-commerce website but are committed to making it better.

                Our Shopify Platform Migration Process

                Guided by a structured framework, we plan and execute each phase of your Shopify migration so you can be guided through a process that is secure, seamless and successful.

                  SHOPIFY MIGRATION FAQ

                  Frequently Asked Questions

                  1. How much does it cost to migrate to Shopify?

                  The cost of migrating your platform to Shopify depends on a vast range of factors like website design complexity, data migration requirements and technology implementations. You'll need to consider both the cost of ownership (the cost of platforms like Shopify, search, PIM and reviews) as well as the cost of the design and build of the website itself. Get in touch to chat about what these costs might look like for your migration.

                  2. How long does it take to migrate to Shopify?

                  The length it will take to migrate your website from Magento, WooCommerce, BigCommerce to Shopify depends on factors such as data quality, division of labour, product catalogue size and complexity and integration(s) required. A Shopify or Shopify Plus platform migration will typically take 3-6 months.

                  3. Will my website experience downtime during the migration to Shopify?

                  Our team will do their best to minimise downtime during your migration. We utilise tools such as staging environments to ensure the migration itself is as seamless as possible. Plus, we have team members all over the world to facilitate migrations at any time of day based on what works best for your day to day business processes.

                  4. What happens to my existing customer and order data during the migration to Shopify?

                  Typically, we will work closely with the Shopify team to map and import your data into your new Shopify or Shopify Plus platform, allowing you to maintain your customer data and utilise it for further analytics and growth.

                  5. How will migrating to Shopify affect my SEO rankings?

                  To ensure SEO ranking interference is kept to a minimum, our team will work with you to set up URL redirects, maintain SEO best practices throughout your new website and ensure your new URL structure remains consistent so you don't lose organic traffic.

                  6. Will my current website design and customisations be compatible with Shopify?

                  Depending on your current design, there may be adjustments required to align with your new Shopify theme. We'll assess your current designs and ensure you're utilising the Shopify platform to create a seamless customer experience, as well as an easy to use backend for your marketing and eCommerce team.

                  7. What integrations and apps will I need for my Shopify store after migrating?

                  Based on discovery sessions, we'll recommend a combination of best-in-class apps and platforms to integrate with your new Shopify website. These include but are not limited to payment gateways, shipping providers, marketing, customer service and inventory management tools. We identify areas of improvement and build a stack of integrations and apps that allow for future growth, whilst utilising any apps or platforms you may already have in place.

                  8. How can I ensure a smooth transition for my customers during the migration to Shopify?

                  We ensure your team in equipped and knowledgable about any customer interruptions during your Shopify migration. We advise of any downtime or customer changes (such as new account functionalities or loyalty programs) and work with your team to best communicate these.

                  9. What support and maintenance will be required after migrating to Shopify?

                  Following go-live, you'll receive 1 month of complimentary aftercare which includes any bug fixes related to the original scope. After this, we offer a vast suite of support services via a retainer framework to ensure you continue to optimise and grow your Shopify website. Our Shopify partners will also provide various levels of assistance based on your plan.

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