Migration from JG 1.5.7 to JG 2

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Step 2: Preconditions

Since a simple update from Joomla! 1.5 to Joomla! 1.7/2.5 isn't possible you have usually two parallel Joomla! installations: Old Joomla! 1.5 and the new Joomla! 1.7/2.5 (created with component jUpgrade, for example).
Please do a check im migration manager in the old installation for removing problems if there are any.
For migration of JoomGallery additionally the following preconditions must be fulfilled:


  • The three image folders of the images to migrate must be in the same webspace than the new Joomla! 1.7/2.5.
  • The database tables of JoomGallery 1.5.7 must be in the same database than the tables of the new Joomla! 1.7/2.5.


These conditions are already fulfilled if you used jUpgrade component for creating the new Joomla! 1.7/2.5. In this case please simply jump to step 3.

Otherwise please check whether the conditions are fulfilled:


  • If the images are on another server you have to move them to the new one via FTP first.
  • If the database tables are in another database, please transport them to the new one via export/import of PhpMyAdmin or MySQL-Dumper.
    Important: Along with that, please ensure that there prefix (the part afore string 'joomgallery') is not the same than the one of the other tables there (but a uniform one). Otherwise the migration is not possible.



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