If you are the owner of website which is built on CMS Joomla 1.5, you had the idea to upgrade to a newer version from the popular component. But, as you might imagine, this is not so easy. This will require a lot of effort and patience, and a component called J2XML.
Its main advantage compared to other extensions is free to use.
J2XML consists of several extensions that include various plugins, such as the import and export of articles, contacts, categories, Joomla.
First we need to make a backup of Joomla 1.5. You can use the special decision Akeeba Backup. If your hosting allows you to make a Backup, be sure to use this service, so you can always restore the data.
So, after you have created a backup copy of your website, proceed to the download plugin for Joomla 1.5. Download
Installed all the extensions, do not forget to include them in the “plugin Manager”. Most importantly, to display the export buttons in the materials panel and users.
Include plugin System – J2XML and go to control panel users.
Select all users and click on the button “Export”. Then save the newly created file in a separate folder (remember where you saved the folder).
Go to the materials and done the same with them.
Don’t forget to export the site structure, as it differs from the new versions!
The first stage is finished – we had prepared a basic database to migrate to a new version of Joomla 2.5.
Now installed on a new Joomla 2.5. import component data from the old version. Download
Before importing, prepare the settings required settings and check the box next to “Save id when you transfer”.
Then turn on all plugins and go to the component J2XML and downloadable sequence files to import.
First, you can import the structure of the old site, then users and materials.
Totally free component.
Intelligent import and export of materials.
Simple integration into the system.