LifterLMS to Tutor LMS Migration

Make your move from LifterLMS to Tutor LMS stress-free with our Tutor LMS Migration Tool plugin! It will not only transfer course data but also lessons, quizzes, assignments, etc, in just a few clicks.

Before starting the migration process, it is strongly advised to create a backup of your site and conduct the initial migration on a staging site. It ensures that the final migration process won’t break anything in your live site.


You’ll need the following plugins to migrate courses and other relevant data from LifterLMS to Tutor LMS.

  1. LifterLMS (Version 7.3.0 or later)
  2. Tutor LMS (Version 2.2.4 or later)
  3. Tutor LMS – Migration Tool (Version 2.2.0 or later)

Installing Tutor LMS – Migration Tool

Along with the Tutor LMS and LifterLMS, you have to install the Tutor LMS Migration Tool. To do so, navigate to WP Admin > Plugins > Add New Plugin and search for Tutor LMS Migration Tool. Then, install and activate that plugin.

Install Tutor LMS Migration Tool plugin

Here’s the latest version of Tutor LMS – Migration Tool plugin:

Automatic Migration from LifterLMS to Tutor LMS

You can access the Tutor LMS Migration Tool from WP Admin > Tutor LMS > Tools > LifterLMS Migration. Within this section, you’ll find all the migration settings. Simply click the “Migrate Now” button, and your course and relevant data will be automatically migrated to Tutor LMS.

Auto Migration from LifterLMS to Tutor LMS

Once you click on the “Migrate Now” button, you’ll be asked to confirm the migration. So, click on the “Yes, Let’s Start” button to continue the process.


After that, you’ll be able to see the real-time progress of the migration. You will get a “Migration Successful” pop-up message once the migration is completed!

“Migration Successful” pop-up message

Let’s explore the types of data that our Tutor LMS Migration Tool will transfer from LifterLMS to Tutor LMS:

  1. Courses: All of the LifterLMS course data will be transferred to Tutor LMS. It includes courses, lessons, quizzes, assignments, etc.
  2. Users: All students and instructors will be transferred to Tutor LMS.
  3. Order Data: It will effortlessly transfer all the order data associated with the LifterLMS course data.
  4. Course Enrollment: All your current students will remain enrolled in the migrated courses on Tutor LMS.
  5. eCommerce Products: The LifterLMS eCommerce products will be migrated to WooCommerce products on Tutor LMS.

Migrating eCommerce Data

Tutor LMS Migration Tool transfers all of your eCommerce products and sales data. In LifterLMS migration, Tutor LMS transfers all of these data on WooCommerce.

⚠️ Note: You must enable WooCommerce monetization before initiating the migration process. Otherwise, all of your paid courses will be converted into a free ones.

You must follow the steps below to ensure a smooth eCommerce data migration:

  1. Install WooCommerce plugin
  2. Set WooCommerce as your monetization medium

To know more about Tutor LMS WooCommerce integration, please check our WooCommerce documentation.

1. LifterLMS Access Plan pricing becomes the course price on Tutor LMS.
2. If multiple Access Plans exist for a LifterLMS course, the Migration Tool will select the first plan as the course price.

Migrate LifterLMS Data Manually


Follow the steps below to migrate LifterLMS data to Tutor LMS manually:

  1. Navigate to Tutor LMS > Tools > LifterLMS Migration > Upload File (tab).
  2. If you don’t have the backup file, create one using the “Backup Now” option.
  3. Attach the XML backup file.
  4. Click on the “Migrate Now” button. 

By the way, if you migrate LifterLMS data manually, only courses, lessons, and quizzes will be transferred.

It’s strongly recommended to use the Auto Migration feature for a thorough course transfer without losing any potential data.

Verify the Migration

In the following section, we’ll verify the seamless transfer of all LifterLMS courses to Tutor LMS. Prior to migration, here is a list of courses on LifterLMS.

Course list of LifterLMS

After the migration, the courses have been successfully transferred to Tutor LMS.

LifterLMS courses transferred to Tutor LMS

As we can see, all of the LifterLMS courses have been migrated to Tutor LMS successfully. Besides, the course products have also been added as WooCommerce products.

New WooCommerce products of LifterLMS courses

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