Frequently Asked Questions
How to upgrade from Joomla 1.0 to 1.5
Unfortunately SP Upgrade support upgrade from Joomla 1.5. If you are having version 1.0 check this guide: https://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=36&p=3331274#p3331274
What is the difference between SP Upgrade & SP Transfer
SP Upgrade is compatible to transfer data between Joomla versions 1.5->2.5, or 1.5->3.x, or 1.5->4.x
What Joomla! versions SP Upgrade supports?
SP Upgrade supports transferring between the Joomla! versions as below:
How to deal with extensions?
For extensions you may use the database view. In summary the process is:
- copy extensions table
- install extension
I try to install but I get XML installation error
If you face an XML installation error when you try to install the component then you probably trying to install it on a Joomla! release 1.5. SP Upgrade component can only be installed on a Joomla! 1.6, 1.7, 2.5, 3.x or 4.x and above.
How to connect to the source database?
To connect to the source database you must add the source database credentials in extension options.
All necessary information needed on the options, except from the host, you can find in file configuration.php located at the source Joomla root folder. More specific from there you find the follow:
What is the migration process in summary?
The process in summary is:
Why I cannot connect FTP?
To connect with FTP and be able to transfer files you have to put the follow credentials:
What to do if the process stops?
If for any reason (timeout, memory, network) the process stops all you have to do is to rerun. Normally it will continue from where it stopped.
The menus are not transferring with success. What do do?
The menus is the most complicate component in Joomla!. Sometimes there are problems by either transferring them, or they are transferred but not as expected.