Upgrade Mambo to Joomla 2.5 (yes!)

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Lunarts
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Upgrade Mambo to Joomla 2.5 (yes!)

Post by Lunarts » Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:16 am

For a foundation I am going to upgrade an old version of Mambo to Joomla 2.5 (3?).
It is a huge website with lots of contents.
Please advice on the following solution I am thinking of:

1
Placing the whole Mambo website in one map and a redirect page to that map.
Clean install Joomla 2.5 or 3.
Copy the contents to the new site.
Delete the Mambo side after finishing.

2
Placing Joomla 2.5 (3) in one map.
Clean install Joomla 2.5 or 3.
Copy the contents to the new Joomla site.
Delete the Mambo side after finishing.
Transfer the contents to the main map.

Thank you for any advice.

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Re: Upgrade Mambo to Joomla 2.5 (yes!)

Post by humvee » Sun Sep 02, 2012 8:11 am

Because you are dealing with such an old installation, I am guessing you will have to migrate Mambo to Joomla 1.0.

Then migrate Joomla 1.0 to 1.5.26

Then migrate 1.5.26 to 2.5.6.

All along the way you will need to make sure that the installed content and Extensions have their equivalent upgrades in the next version of Joomla.

This includes the templates in use.

Alternatively you may be able to just migrate the actual articles using specialist extensions. But even this will be mambo/1.0 =>1.5=>2.5 (two possibly three stages)

There are certainly no direct routes available (that I know of ) from Mambo/J1.0.x to Joomla 2.5.x.

http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions ... conversion


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