I would like to migrate from Magento V-1.x to Magento V-2.x using an index.php instead of the composer.json.

Is there any helpful links, pages, or tips on how to do such a migration.

I was reading and reviewing online that there is but I can't get my index.php file to work I get a 500 error.

  • which version index you got 505 ? on magento 2 or Magento 1 – inrsaurabh Apr 1 '18 at 4:27
  • i tried to share the points which i faced during this process of migration hope it help you to migrate the data easily , rest depends on your current Magento 1 store – inrsaurabh Apr 1 '18 at 4:42

Always Switch to Developer Mode
Q How to switch to Developer Mode Using Command Line?

Run below command at root of your M2 installation.

php bin/magento deploy:mode:set developer

This will help you to debug the 500 error as well

Data Migration is not an easy process but Magento community already trying there best to make this process smooth.

Link to read the Data Migration Tool

Note: Data Migration tool can be downloaded by composer or from GitHub if you installed your Magento 2 using composer than must install Migration tool using the composer only.

To download Github Magento Data Migration Tool if you installed magento 2 from repository.

Step 0 : While this process usually max execution time or memory limit became a headache so its good to increase those limits for the time being

Q .How to find the php.ini path ?

php -v | grep "php.ini" 

In php.ini Increase the memory limit in your .php.ini file

 ;adjust memory limit  
    memory_limit = 1G  
    max_execution_time = 36000  
    max_input_time = 36000  

Step 1 : Install fresh Magento 2 using composer or from repo

step 2: Install Data Migration Tool as per the above conditions You may install the Data Migration Tool from:

  1. repo.magento.com

    composer config repositories.magento composer https://repo.magento.com composer require magento/data-migration-tool:

Here is the version of Magento 2 you installed

  1. GitHub ( you can install this one )

step 3: Configure migration

step 4: follow these steps Migrate using Data Migration Tool

Note : Data that needs to be migrated manually

There are some SE question on same which will be helpful if you stuck in same situations

1) Migrate data from Magento 1 to Magento 2

2) Magento 2 Migration Tool - Verify if Migration is successful from 1.9 - 2.0 CE

3) Get error when running php bin/magento setup:di:compile

Source :

  1. Memory Limit
  2. Creating a migration plan
  3. Common error messages

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