Questions tagged [migration]

This tag is for questions regarding migration from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 2.5 or 3.x or from another CMS to Joomla.

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Converting J3 custom filter to J4

I have lots of custom filters in my J3 front-end components and I'm trying to convert to J4, but always get 0 Call to a member function getcatid() on bool com_aaprueba/src/Field/filtercatid.php ...
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Joomla upgrade: 3.10.11 to 4.x

I am trying to upgrade my development server from 3.10.11 (which works fine) to 4.x in preparation for Joomla 3.x going out of support in August 23. When I do run the live update, I get an alert box ...
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joomla 3 extensions migration to joomla 4

I developed several extensions on Joomla 3 and I want to migrate my extensions (components, modules, plugins) to Joomla 4. I searched on the net and I didn't find any information about upgrading J3 ...
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How to know the name of the file where the error is triggering in Joomla?

I am migrating a Joomla 3 website, but I am getting an error message. The issue is that Joomla is showing an error message, but it doesn't show the name of the file where the error is triggering. Any ...
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Update from 3.9.x to 4.x

I want to try Joomla 4.x In the documentation for Joomla 3.x to 4.x Step by Step Migration it says: Select Joomla Next (This is the current text - it may be different in the future) from the drop-...
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Joomla blank page after migration?

I have Joomla 3.3.1 version After migrating the web site to another host (with IIS server) I had a problem with blank pages when I click on a menu The home page is displayed well, the problem is just ...
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Broken website due to outdated installation and host php upgrade - how to migrate/upgrade manually?

My father maintains a website for my sisters small business, recently he has been unable to login and the website only gives a blank page. Upon a little digging on my end I have found out his host ...
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As JSubmenuHelper is deprecated, how to migrate to JHtmlSidebar?

The only source I found about this is from this post: Replacing JSubmenuHelper with JHtmlSidebar / Administrative menu in Joomla 4 The issue here is that I tried it, and it doesn't show the Sidebar ...
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htaccess 404 Redirect Not Working

I recently redesigned a site and there are loads of 404 pages, so to simplify things I want to add a redirect to my htaccess, redirecting any 404 pages to the home page. I though it was as simple as ...
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Joomla Warning Showing Incorrect PHP Version

Using Joomla 3.9.8 I recently migrated from localhost (PHP 7.1.9) to a live server (PHP 7.2) On localhost my site was installed at localhost/mysote. On my live server it's installed at dev.example....
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Can't access all administrator menus and menu labels have weird symbols

I am trying to migrate a Joomla website from server A to my server B. Everything seems to be working fine, except my administrator side / backend has the following issues: I am not able to access all ...
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How to migrate community builder data from joomla 1.5 to joomla latest version?

I have purchased joomla sp upgrade plugin but i am not get any options to trasfer community builder data from joomla 1.5 to joomla latest version, can any one please provide us solution thanks.
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Upgrade joomla 1.5 to 3.x

I want to migrate my Joomla 1.5 website to latest version. I try to upgrade using j2xml, but not working. My website containing more than 500 articles and 1500 users. I am using community builder for ...
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Migration from MySQL to MSSQL database

I've a Joomla 3.6 project which is built on mysql db. I want to know how can I migrate to mssql db? Maybe someone could do step by step guide and suggest some tool for migration?
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Migration WIth Minimal Downtime

I currently have a live Joomla (3.x) website on a shared hosting environment, I'd like to replace this site with a new Joomla (3.x) website I have on my localhost (XAMPP) environment. What's the best ...
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Copy partial site content from old site to new site

I am trying to copy content from an old joomla instance to a new joomla instance. We archived the old site and created a completely new site with the same version of joomla both sites are at 3.6.4. ...
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Transfer website with all categories, articles, menus

I have started developing a website on Joomla! 3.6.5 and need to know if I can later transfer the whole webpage with all the content to a web server without loosing the information (categories, ...
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Finding a clean version of extensions during Joomla! migration?

I'm working with a set of Joomla! installations that has been infected by malware and have to clean them up as soon as possible. I'm not used to working with Joomla!. The sites have been badly managed,...
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Updating my site to the current CMS

I have a site that the developer died before he could fix some bugs in it apart from doing some site maintenance. The site was done using Joomla 1.5 some years ago. The owner likes the way it is ...
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Fatal error: require_once(): Failed opening | Use of undefined constant DS - assumed 'DS'

I am trying to transfer a Joomla 1.5 site to 3x series Its having // Set the table directory JTable::addIncludePath(JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR.DS.'components'.DS.'com_newtoy'.DS.'tables'); $controllerName =...
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Upgrading a Joomla! 2.5 component to Joomla! 3 - JToolbar in Administrator doesn't work

I am attempting to upgrade an old (custom) component for Joomla! 2.5 to 3.0, and I've been having issues with a few things, mainly JToolbar. When I click on any button, I get this in my error console:...
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Migrate users account from Joomla 3 to another Joomla 3 manually

I'm trying to migrate Joomla 3 user's information to another Joomla 3 installation. From PHPMyAdmin I exported _users table and _user_usergroup_map to the new Database. The users appear in the user ...
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Component Download (from a live site)

I asked a similar question a while back regarding downloading a plugin from a live site - however this question is concerning a component, perhaps the process similar? Quick recap - I downloaded a (...
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RedMigrators gets stuck in about 1/3 of migration

I try to migrate an old 1.5.9 site to 3.4.4 through redMigrator. However, after about 1/3 of the migration it gets stuck - the migration just pretend to continue, but nothing changes for hours (I ...
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Error when trying to fix database in Joomla! 3

I wanted to fix the database because I couldn't install some modules that I needed. So I went to Extension Manager -> Database, but when I clicked on Database, I got this Error appearing: SQL = ...
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User ID Warning

Joomla 3.4.1 I am using EasyBlog and have migrated all of my posts from Site A to Site B. I did this by selecting all of the relevant tables in Site A and importing to Site B (via phpmyadmin). All of ...
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Will Migrating from Joomla (1.5) to CakePHP be very difficult? Are there any helpful migration tools out there?

There's an old site that is running Joomla 1.5 which needs to be brought into the new age and since we mostly just need a Framework and not an entire CMS, CakePHP seemed like a good target to migrate ...
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Move Users from 1.5 to 3.x

I am looking for details on the database changes specifically relevant to the users from 1.5 and 3.x. I need to move 40K users manually, and want to write a script to convert all the registered user ...
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Joomla 2.5 slow after migraration to a dedicated VPS

Recently I migrated a joomla 2.5 site with K2 from a shared host to a dedicated web server with WHM/cPanel with 1 GB of RAM. I used migration procedure recommended by WHM and everything went fine. My ...
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Update Joomla from 2.5.28 to 3.4.0

I need to update my joomla website which current version is 2.5.28. Now I'm trying to update it using this: I use XAMPP as a server environment (PHP 5.4, MySQL 5.6) Use a backup of my site Also use ...
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Images not displayed after migrating from localhost (Internal Server Error)

After uploading my Joomla! 3.3 from localhost, I got a very serious problem: the images on the website are not displayed! When I tried accessing the URL of an image, I got an Internal Server Error. ...
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How to import datas from a Joomla 2.5 to a Joomla 3?

Community Builder is installed on a Joomla 2.5 website. We are doing a new Joomla 3 website (no upgrade). We need to import users and parameters. What is the best way to do that with Joomla ? Can we ...
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ProForms Basic error message after upgrade to Joomla 3

I used the plugin MigrateMe to migrate my data from Joomla 1.5 to 3 and everything seems to work fine except for this specific plugin, ProForms Basic, which is the follow up to Mad4Joomla... When I ...
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Unable to install Extensions after changing hosts

Since I've switch web hosts, every time I try to install an extension this error comes up. Error Archive does not exist Warning JFolder: :files: Path is not a folder. Path: C:/xampp/htdocs/Joomla/...
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Migrating from joomla 1.5 to 2.5 along with VirtueMart 1.9 to the supported version with 2.5

I've have a site built in with Joomla 1.5 having VirtueMart 1.9. Now I've to make the copy of that site with few more plugins to install and they are not available in 1.5 version so I have to upgrade ...
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How (re)set password for admin after migration from 1.5?

I migrated an old Joomla 1.5 site to a shiny new Joomla 3.3 version using the tool SP UPGRADE. Now I can't seem to login and I fear its because all the user passwords in the DB look like 'MD5':'Salt'...
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Migrating Joomla 2.5 site to 3.3

I have been asked to migrate a site using Joomla 2.5 to a GoDaddy hosting account. On this account I can only use the latest version of Joomla. Are there any major problems I will run into or is it ...
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Migration error: Unknown column 'rawpassword' in 'field list'

I have tred to migrate a website in Joomla from 1.5 to 2.5 using jUpgrade but I have receive the "undefined migrating" error: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Unknown ...
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Error while migrating a Joomla website from version 1.5 to 2.5

I have tried to migrate a website in Joomla from version 1.5 to 2.5 using jUpgrade but I received an "undefined migrating" error: Fatal error: Uncaught exception 'Exception' with message 'Unknown ...
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Your host needs to disable magic_quotes_gpc to run & No Write Access

I have been creating a Joomla 3.3.0 site on my local pc using XAMPP / PHP Version 5.4.7 and I have had no issues whatsoever. However today I tried to move my site to a live shared hosting environment ...
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Replacement for JDownloads

I have to upgrade a J2.5 website to J3 that uses JDownloads. The issue is that JDownloads is still in beta for J3. Anyone knows of any good replacement for this component that will also provide any ...
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Joomla 1.7 to 3, users and k2 items

I need to update a site from Joomla 1.7.3 to J3.3. Am looking for best way to do this? Joomla manager>update does not find any updates. Online guides are quite vague on how exactly to manually update ...
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Migration Files - post update sql migration scripts generation

I am looking for an organised way to run joomla updates locally and then update production systems by means of code deployment + db migrations, so that i do not have to update joomla on production, or ...
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Correcting problems with Media Manager

I recently moved a website to a different host and encountered problems with the Media Manager. I'm running Joomla 3.3 and when I click on the Media Manager icon in the control panel I get the ...
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How to get Mambo 4.5.5 and Joomla! 1.0.15 to recent Joomla?

Among sites I manange there are two which are still running very old installations: Mambo 4.5.5 Stable Joomla! 1.0.15 Stable There was no practical need of migration last years, they have only ...
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Migrate Users, Permissions, Access, Groups and Content from 1.6 to 3.3.X

I have to update a joomla installation from 1.6 to a new version, hopefully 3.3.X. I have been fooling around with step-by-step upgrade process to move from version to version. So far it hasn't been ...
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How to migrate articles from Joomla 1.5 to 3.x?

I am trying to migrate some articles. On my host I get 403 errors for J2XML export so I thought I would set it up on a localhost. The front end looks fine unless you try to login. Fortunately I get ...
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Migrating component from 2.5 to 3.3

This documentation: Adapting a Joomla 1.5 extension to Joomla 2.5 http://docs.joomla.org/Adapting_a_Joomla_1.5_extension_to_Joomla_1.6#Renamed_events Really helped me when I migrated my component to ...
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Is there a guide to updating a 2.5 extension to 3.x?

I've searched around a bit but didn't find a guide yet. Something with a checklist would be great.
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Export K2 content from a joomla web site and Import to another website

I've a large amount of Joomla's K2 Categories and Items in website A. Now I need to have whole K2 Categories and Items of Website A in Website B. Are the any ways to export K2 data and import them ...