extracting old joomla data

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costacaptain
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extracting old joomla data

Post by costacaptain » Tue Aug 03, 2021 12:12 am

i have an old joomla site (database) backed up in my hostgator cpanel . i would like to use this content but do not know how to access it. anyone that can help i would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: extracting old joomla data

Post by imanickam » Tue Aug 03, 2021 3:10 am

If you have only backed up the database, you could restore the database and export the content. For example, the table xyz_content would contain the contents of the articles - one row per article.

If you have backed-up your entire site, you could restore it and try to use some third party extensions such as J2XML (https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/j2xml/) to Export and Import the data.
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Re: extracting old joomla data

Post by leolam » Tue Aug 03, 2021 6:30 pm

@costacaptain
although MIG's reply is valid we need more info. What version of Joomla is the database from?

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