Is your Joomla! site having database problems?
You have common general articles that you can use to different sites?
You build a new site but you want to move your already registered users from another site?
Or just want to migrate from Joomla! 2.5 to 3.x?
Use this tool to transfer items between two different Joomla! sites, or duplicate items within your live site. This is a 'mass' copy/paste tool necessary for ALL Joomla! administrators.
In the late release of Joomla! 1.5 when you wanted to transfer items to a different Joomla database, just an export/import of the required database tables would do the job. With the new Joomla! 1.6, 1.7, 2.5, 3.x and above, this is no longer possible. The database is now more complicated and advance, and a plain export/import will not bring the data you want.
SP Transfer is a tool that is able to transfer various items between Joomla! databases, or even duplicate items within the same Joomla! database. It indeed simulate a 'mass' copy/paste functionality but on the Joomla! database items. It can transfer all items of a kind, or selected by their ids.
It can transfer:
With SP Transfer you can transfer everything. There are three different views that you can use:
The Core View support the follow extensions:
|Users -> Groups||Groups of the users.|
|Users -> Access Levels||View Levels that control access.|
|Tags -> Tags||The tags.|
|Users -> Users||The registered users.|
|Users -> User Note Categories||The categories of the user notes.|
|Users -> User Notes||The User Notes.|
|Content -> Categories||Categories of the Content component.|
|Content -> Articles||Articles of the Content component.|
|Contacts -> Categories||Categories of the Contact component.|
|Contacts -> Contact Details||Details of the Contact component.|
|News Feeds -> Categories||Categories of the Newsfeeds component.|
|News Feeds -> News Feeds||Feeds of the NewsFeeds component.|
|Banners -> Categories||Categories of the Banners component.|
|Banners -> Banner Clients||Clients of the Banners component.|
|Banners -> Banners||The banners of the Banners component.|
|Menus -> Types||The menus types.|
|Menus -> Items||The menu items.|
|Modules -> Modules||The Modules.|
* Note that weblinks are no longer available in Joomla! version 3.4, therefore they have being removed.
SP Transfer supports transferring between the Joomla! versions as below:
|Source Version||Destination Version|
ATTENTION: Please use SP Upgrade for upgrading below versions:
Joomla version 3.x supported, refers to all releases of Joomla 3, including 3.5
Actually this component is a must for ALL Joomla! administrators. Below are some of the many scenarios that you might need to use this component:
Above and unlimited other scenarios might be where you can use SP Transfer. Besides who knows where a copy/paste operation is needed?
The usage is very simple. Just input the source database credentials, choose what to transfer and proceed! In case of thousands of items, there is a chance to face a php timeout, or your server memory out. Do not worry. Just try again, and the tool is able to continue from where it hanged.
For a more details read the documentation below.
SP Transfer is able to transfer data between two Joomla! databases. Read how to do it.