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CMS2CMS: Automated Joomla to WordPress Migration


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Find out all the necessary information on how the Automated Joomla to WordPress Migration Plugin works.

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CMS2CMS: Automated Joomla to WordPress Migration

  1. 1. Joomla to WordPress Migration Plugin
  2. 2.         Automated Joomla to  WordPress Migration Plugin:  How It Works        
  3. 3. Joomla and WordPress are considered to be the most popular and                      powerful platforms all over the world. Both of them offer lots of                        opportunities and possibilities for their users. Although they                pursue the same aim which is to be a platform to create and run a                              site on, they differ from each other in many ways.  WordPress is known as user­friendly CMS. It is really easy to                      develop and manage a web project on this platform. There is no                        need to have strong coding knowledge in administering a site, that                      is why WordPress is the best solution for the lay­users with no                        programming background.  Joomla, in contrast, is not so easy­to­use as WP. Lots of people can                          feel dizzy when they meet all the opportunities which this CMS                      provides them with. That is why Joomla is a good choice for those                          who have already some skills and knowledge in running this type                      of the website.  If you have batted on          the wrong horse, you have chosen Joomla to run a website on but                          now you want it on WordPress, then you should know that it is                          possible to move all your content from one platform to another.                      There are many ways to perform this Joomla to WordPress                   
  4. 4. migration but most of them demand coding skills to make the                      switch. If you want the process of conversion to be fully automated,                        then you can use the Joomla to WordPress Migration plugin. With                      this tool the switch will be flawless and accurate, so that there is no                            need to worry about losing some part of the content. Plus, all you                          have to do during the process is to press the button and enjoy the                            results.  In order to make it simple for you, we will provide you with the                            step­by­step instruction of the conversion using Joomla to                WordPress Migration plugin.       
  5. 5. 1. To start with the migration, you will have to visit the official                          WordPress plugin repository and find “CMS2CMS: Automated              Joomla to WordPress Migration” plugin. Then you need to                  download it to your PC.               
  6. 6. 2. After that go to WordPress admin panel → Plugins → Add New.                          Then find a zip file on your computer and upload it to the WP plugin                              directory.  
  7. 7. 3. Now you should activate the uploaded plugin.                     
  8. 8. 4. The next step is to register the new CMS2CMS account.                           
  9. 9. 5. Now download the connection bridge to your computer and                    extract it from the zip file. Then you should upload the extracted                        ‘cms2cms’ folder to Joomla root directory. After that provide your                    Joomla website URL and press ‘Verify the Connection’.               
  10. 10. 6. Now click ‘Start Migration’ and you will be automatedly redirected                      to the CMS2CMS website to complete your conversion.                     
  11. 11. 7. Now you will be provided with the opportunity to choose the                        additional options. They are the following:  ● Migrate Media – to have images moved;  ● Make URLs SEO friendly – to have internal links formed                    according to SEO URL structure on WordPress website;  ● 301 Redirect – to keep your ranking and visitors after the                      migration;  ● Clear Target website data – delete the content from                  WordPress site.         
  12. 12. 8. Now you can try a free Demo Migration. This option provides with                          a possibility to see the service in process and estimate the new                        look of your website.             
  13. 13. 9. The final step of the Joomla to WordPress migration is to run a                            Full Migration. After that you will be able to enjoy the real results of                            the conversion.    Now you are provided with all the necessary information on how                      the Automated Joomla to WordPress Migration plugin works. So,                  don’t hesitate any longer, make your choice and start the migration                      right away.