Transferring wordpress website to Shopify

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Can i transfer wordpress website to shopify? without disturbing theme appearance. Please, find URL for your reference 

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Shopify Staff (Retired)
Shopify Staff (Retired)
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Hi @prachiawate,

It's great to hear you're looking to jump aboard the Shopify platform!

You can absolutely migrate your data to Shopify. This includes products and content like blog posts.

However, you will need to build your new website. I understand that you don't want to disturb the current theme layout, but as Shopify is a different platform to WordPress some disruption is inevitable because it's not possible to transfer the whole WordPress theme to your Shopify store. .

Not to worry though! You can add a free theme quickly and start editing it to make it look just like your old store, or you could take this opportunity to reassess your UX design and look for areas where you can improve.

You could look at our many blog posts on user experience to really dig into your customer's journey.

Also, as you're new to the platform, you might find our Academy especially useful! It's full of fantastic free courses. For example, we have free tutorials and guides on UX design. Here is a YouTube guide to setting up your store too that will provide a handy introduction to using the platform. 

I hope this helps! Let me know if you have any other questions.

All the best, Hyde.

To learn more visit the Shopify Help Center or the Community Blog.

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Hey There!


I have  a Website hosted on WordPress . However, I am experiencing speed issues that I cannot handle at the moment. My friend suggested I move to Shopify since it is easy and has no speed issues. Could you please let me know whether moving a website to Shopify is free of charge or if I need to pay for it? In addition, is it secure in terms of not losing data? 



Shopify Staff (Retired)
Shopify Staff (Retired)
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Hi @jason06

It's great to hear you're considering moving to Shopify!

One way that Shopify can be better in terms of speed is that a lot of the features you might want on your site have to be added on or coded with WordPress, which can slow your site down, whereas Shopify is a purpose-built e-commerce solution so we provide a lot of native solutions to common e-commerce issues!

Shopify also hosts your online store on fast, global servers and doesn't limit your store's bandwidth.

When it comes to speed, Shopify actually provides you with a site speed report, and we have plenty of information on optimizing your site speed.


In terms of security, we take your data protection very seriously and provide plenty of information and best practices on that in our Account Security guide.

Migrating to Shopify doesn't have to cost money, but you will need to pick a paid plan to keep an active site on our platform.

When it comes to actually building your store, the process is really quite intuitive and it is made all the easier by the help guides and tutorials we have - like this step-by-step guide to creating a Shopify store. You can find lots more information about marketing, branding, social media advertising, and a host of other hot topics, in our Shopify Academy.

What kind of website do you run? And are you selling any products?

To learn more visit the Shopify Help Center or the Community Blog.