Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby MrtVinh » Mon May 20, 2013 1:43 am

Thanks you very much

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Msalim » Wed May 29, 2013 12:08 pm

Hello every one i hope any help me to upgrade my joomla
I have Joomla! 1.5.26 Stable in my site and i need to upgrade to Joomla 2.5 or 3


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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby leolam » Wed May 29, 2013 1:14 pm

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby bafrazier » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:44 pm

One of my websites needs to be upgraded from 1.7.3 to 2.5.11. I read the previous 8 pages of comments and recommendations and have followed through on links and recommendations to no avail. I am unable to upgrade through the extension manager as no Joomla updates show up. So then I finally find the Joomla_2.5.0-Stable-Update_Package.zip file (within this thread), download it, and then tried to install via the Extension Manager Install, Upload Package File and received an "Unable to find install package" error. I checked the zip file and sure enough there is no install file included in the package.

I have been following the instructions on http://docs.joomla.org/Upgrading_from_J ... Joomla_2.5. The next thing it states is: "If you are unsure of the exact version of your 1.7.x or 2.5.x series then use Full package zip of the current 2.5.x from the Joomla download page". It does not tell me what will happen if I do this.

My question is, can I download the "Joomla_2.5.11-Stable-Full_Package.zip" to my computer and then install it via the Extension Manager Install, Upload Package File" route? (there is no Joomla_2.5.0-Stable-Update_Package.zip file listed). Is there a certain way I need to do this? What are the possible impacts?

Thank you for your help.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby sovainfo » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:05 am

Use google "joomla release 2.5.0" to find the release article for that particular release. In the release there are links to the full and update package. Advice you to use the update package.
Issue with migrating? Include logs/joomla_update.php in your report!
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Installation failing on populating database? Install with set_time_limit(0)
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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby freshcre » Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:29 pm

Hello Loe, I clicked Purge Cache and see blue message"Purged Updates, 1 disables site was enabled" but no visible updates to select.
I then tried clicking Find Updates and I get a red message "Update: :Extension: Could not open /extension.xml"
I am currently running Joomla 1.7.0 and need to get to 2.5.X.
Once I solve this I will carefully follow your step by step instruction
I googled the error and I found this post having to do with jEvents, which I do have installed so that may be the problem.
Is there another way to upgrade, maybe manually?

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Muszti86 » Mon Jul 29, 2013 1:33 pm

Hi!
I know I should have upgrade my J1.7 long time ago, but the time for it is now.

So when I want to discover upgrades in my Joomla 1.7, even after purge cache there is nothing to upgrade.

Tha sad thing is that, I've been searching almost every possible way to find a downloadable version of upgrade from 1.7 to 2.5 and there is non of instance on the entire Joomla base community pages.

Even those "how to pages" are writing to upgrade with core extensions discovery, and provides a download page witch is not consisting the upgrade file.

Here is the download area I found:

http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla/frs/?action=index

Please provide me some help.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby sovainfo » Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:00 pm

sovainfo wrote:Use google "joomla release 2.5.0" to find the release article for that particular release. In the release there are links to the full and update package. Advice you to use the update package.

So, for those that have problems with google, the release: http://www.joomla.org/announcements/rel ... eased.html

Use the extension installer and the update package.
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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Muszti86 » Mon Jul 29, 2013 3:31 pm

Thank you!

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby filim » Tue Aug 20, 2013 3:59 pm


hi Leo :p
I tried to update from Joomla! 1.5 to Joomla! 2.5
In this post:
viewtopic.php?f=625&t=814376
I hope this description you can easily operate at Joomla! 2.5
Thank you for your information

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby tomaton » Thu Aug 22, 2013 9:54 am

hi, Thank you Leo
i have want to customize the language string to my need. So, i have to create a language string override even if i use 2.5.
To resolve this issue: viewtopic.php?f=615&t=814508

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Micke_skane » Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:51 pm

Hi,

We are trying to update our version 1.7 to 3.1 but when we clicking Search for updates we got error-message:
XML error: Mismatched tag at line 1

What does this message mean?

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby leolam » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:00 am

Micke_skane wrote:XML error: Mismatched tag at line 1
What does this message mean? Micke
Check this out: viewtopic.php?p=1426429#p1426456

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby melaniebund » Wed Sep 25, 2013 4:48 pm

Hi
Am trying to upgrade from 1.7 to 2.5 but the above info does not work as i do not have a link to upgrade joomla anywhere in admin, installed comadmitools but that will only install joomla 3 which messes up the site completely so i had to reinstall site etc. have tried updating the database to get the updates but nothing - see code below

UPDATE #_menu SET component_id =
(SELECT extension_id FROM #_extensions WHERE name = "com_joomlaupdate")
WHERE title = "com_joomlaupdate"

Any ideas on how i can solve the problem?
thanks in advance
melanie

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby dieheart61 » Mon Oct 07, 2013 9:44 am

i have a problem with my metro theme from joomlashine it's giving me 500 layout slider not found any help please and by the way i got this message when i try to access menu or article , but it's working on internet explorer but not everything work would u please tell me how to solve it

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby aredey003 » Thu Oct 24, 2013 7:10 am

I can't open my screen shot.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby mitchell65 » Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:41 pm

I have been away for some time and need a bit of help. I am on a localserver at the moment and have Joomla version 1.7.0. I want to upgrade to 2.5 but get the "No updates available" message after clearing Cache. Can someone point me in the right direction please?

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Per Yngve Berg » Sat Nov 23, 2013 7:10 pm

There are some bugs in the updater in early 1.7. It's fixed in the version 1.7.6.
1. Update manually to 1.7.6
2. Use the updater to ugrade to 2.5

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby mitchell65 » Sun Nov 24, 2013 9:48 am

Many thanks, will update later today and report back. It's surprising how quickly one forgets when one has been away for some time. I have been deeply immersed in Windows 7 and 8 for a couple of years but now back with Joomla!

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby mitchell65 » Sun Nov 24, 2013 11:33 am

Sorry I am totally lost, can't find the update file from 1.7 to 1.7.6. Any ideas please?

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby sovainfo » Sun Nov 24, 2013 1:53 pm

Google on Joomla release 1.7.6 announcement.
Take any announcement and follow the link of the update.
On the left you can pick the release you want.

I found the release announcement of 1.7.5 which is closest to the one you want. Can't find 1.7.6 either.
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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby mitchell65 » Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:40 am

All now updated to 2.5.6 Thank you all.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby sovainfo » Tue Nov 26, 2013 12:32 pm

2.5.16 I presume!
Issue with migrating? Include logs/joomla_update.php in your report!
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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby tonyGib » Thu Dec 05, 2013 11:15 am

Hi
Trying to update from 1.7.3 to 2.5. Have restored an akeeba backup locally and have followed your steps (purge cache and check for updates) but no update to 2.5 is listed. Is it possible taht I've confused Joomla by restoring the J1.7 backup into a new J2.5 local site?

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Snowyn » Fri Dec 06, 2013 8:51 am

Hi, leolam.

my joomla version is 1.7.3.
Before clicking "Purge Cache", I can see version 2.5 in the update field.
I check the box and click update. However, system just shows a simple error message.
After clicking "Purge Cache", I can only see "There are no updates available at the moment. Please check again later."

But version still shows 1.73.
What's wrong with my system?
Do I need to delete any extension in order to update Joomla? :-\

Thank you.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby 3lancer » Sun Dec 08, 2013 4:51 am

Experience sharing:

I have a rather simple and very static Joomla site which I finally needed to update recently. Originally, it was running 1.7.0.

After studying various posts, I understand that (presumably) the 'Update' button will work only for 1.7.5 or upward, so (after studying more posts) I used the 'Extension Manager' 'Upload Package File' option to upgrade from 1.7.0 to 1.7.5.

After upgrading to 1.7.5, tried the 'Purge Cache' many times, still couldn't find the update option in the 'Update' screen.

So, maybe I was unlucky and using the 'Update' approach didn't seem to get to anywhere, I needed to find other (probably more difficult) approach.

More searching, find the Joomla document on upgrading to version 2.5:

http://docs.joomla.org/J2.5:Upgrading_from_an_existing_version

Follow the "Install Method" and "Install from URL" option to install from the update package link in JoomlaCode:

http://joomlacode.org/gf/project/joomla ... ge_id=6231

Then, the site was successfully converted to 2.5.0.
Finally, the 'Update' screen is working, and I can then update the site from 2.5.0 to 2.5.16.

Well, the alternative approach doesn't seem that difficult afterall.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby leolam » Sat Dec 14, 2013 6:13 am

tonyGib wrote:Hi
Trying to update from 1.7.3 to 2.5. Have restored an akeeba backup locally and have followed your steps (purge cache and check for updates) but no update to 2.5 is listed. Is it possible taht I've confused Joomla by restoring the J1.7 backup into a new J2.5 local site?
As Per pointed out above:
There are some bugs in the updater in early 1.7. It's fixed in the version 1.7.6.
1. Update manually to 1.7.6
2. Use the updater to upgrade to 2.5


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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby pishro » Tue Dec 17, 2013 1:42 am

I use the Joomla! 1.7, Is it better to go directly to the version of Joomla! 3.2 update?
Or that the first Joomla! 2.5 version update do and then I'll update the version of Joomla! 3.2?
thank you.

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby Nasho23 » Thu Dec 19, 2013 3:06 am

leolam wrote:What steps to take in upgrading a Joomla 1.7 site to Joomla 2.5 via the automated upgrade mechanism in Joomla 1.7?

  • In any version of Joomla 1.7 go to Extension Manager
  • Here arrived go to Tab "Update"
  • In this Tab you will see a button (top right) colored 'green' stating "Purge Cache" Hit that button First since you might see otherwise a message 'no updates available'
  • The available updates in Joomla and Extensions will show. Make sure you do Joomla core (it will show Joomla 2.5.0 at this stage) first!.
  • Check the box in front of the Joomla 2.5.0 line and hit top right "upgrade"
  • Now the system can give you two sorts of output.....A 'successful' message or a lot of errors (do not get afraid or shocked!)
  • In Both Cases (!) go to a new Tab you see under the same Extension Manager called "Database" (yes...even if the system states 'successful!'). Now you will either see a message that all is ok or a warning with a list of errors or missing DB entries.
  • These we correct now by hitting the "FIX" button located in the Database Tab Top right corner!

If you check now again the Database Tab you will see that all errors have vanished and that it shows now:
Database schema version (in #__schemas): 2.5.0-2012-01-14.
Database driver: mysqli.
62 database changes were checked successfully.
13 database changes did not alter table structure and were skipped.
This means you have fully upgraded to Joomla 2.5.0! Congrats!

Note: I you get errors as described on updating to 2.5, and after you have ran the Database – Fix, it may be a good idea to use the "Discover" option on the Extension Manager to install any Extension that was not installed because of the updating error! (thanks Roar!)

When your admin icons show vertical after the upgrade please do a full Purge Cache in your system panel, followed by a FULL cleansing of your browser cache. That will resolve the chaos in your admin panel layout.

When you notice that version info/date/author info are missing from some extensions (for instance "Smart Search") when you review them in the Extension Manager than go to "Manage", click the checkbox in front of the extension and click (in the top right corner) the 'Refresh Cache' button. That will take care of this.

Now only (!) is your system fully upgraded to Joomla 2.5!

If you get a "white-screen" after upgrading to Joomla 2.5 check out the error log in the root directory of your Joomla installation. That will tell you which extension is throwing fatal errors. Disable the extension mentioned in the error log and you have your site back on! (inform the extension developer about the error so he/she can correct!)

Note the version info has been taken out by Joomla-core in admin backend for this version due to a reported little vulnerability in having it hard coded in the admin templates. This function will return in a module most likely in Joomla 2.5.1. You can see the version at this moment under 'System Information' You can install the version information module here: viewtopic.php?f=625&t=691155 (new version module)

Please first make a selection from the list issue: Download and install and publish the plugin from viewtopic.php?f=625&t=691865&p=2730200#p2730200

Happy upgrading! If you have a problem post here on the forum!

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Hello Leolam, what happens when you find that Extension Manager > Update cannot find Joomla Update, after having clicked on Purge Cache. Extension Manager > Discover does not find Joomla Updates, either.
I am trying to upgrade J1.7.2 Stable to J2.5.x on xampp with Win 7.

At this time I have not found a Simple Straight Forward Method of Upgrading or Migrating on the Forum. Is there on Single Document, that preferably shows a One Click Method, that actually works.
Thank You

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Re: Practical guide to automated upgrade J 1.7 to Joomla 2.5

Postby jiyuu19th » Sun Dec 22, 2013 1:09 pm

filim wrote:

hi Leo :p
I tried to update from Joomla! 1.5 to Joomla! 2.5
In this post:
viewtopic.php?f=625&t=814376
I hope this description you can easily operate at Joomla! 2.5
Thank you for your information


I just update as same as this quote but why I got this error.

Internal Server Error

"The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

Please contact the server administrator, myemail@hotmail.com and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

More information about this error may be available in the server error log."
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