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This article is a summary description for the process upgrading any Joomla! version greater than 1.5 (meaning 1.6, 1.7, 2.5), to Joomla! release 3.x. If you wish to migrate from 1.5 to 3.x, please us SP Upgrade.

 The process in summary is:

The recommended options of SP Transfer are as below:

 When you complete with all core transfer the data, then you can proceed with extensions. 

 For each extension you must do the follow:

After you finish with testing the new site, and you wish to go live, the first thing you should do, is again to backup everything.

If you did not keep a freeze period for everything, then you should try transferring the items again. SP Transfer keeps history log, therefore any new item that is update in the old source site, will be copied to the new site.

Take the new site live do the follow from the control panel file manager:

And do not forget, that if you need any assistance, you may search our site's documentation, or contact with us.