If you are a returning subscriber or user to myblogs website you might have noticed that the entire website has undergone a major transformation. We decided to change from Joomla platform using K2 items to WordPress website for many good reasons.
No doubt Joomla is one of the most popular CMS out there and our team have developed over 1000’s website in Joomla CMS in Dubai and around GCC. We had the special privilege of developing DTMFZA (Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority) website in joomla cms, which is currently re-branded has DCCA (Dubai Creative Clusters Authority)
Moving to a new CMS is often considered a daunting task. If you have been putting off your migration plan, for fear of losing content and thinking it’s going to be too much of mess, trust me it’s quite simple and free. Just go ahead and migrate. Please note there are few paid plugins to automate your migration. If you are like me, who is a DIY freak, then read below, “How to migrate K2 item enabled Joomla website to WordPress. If you need professional help in migrating Joomla websites to WordPress contact our agency Ci Corp FZE, Digital Innovation company located in Dtec, Dubai Silicon Oasis.
Migration to WordPress CMS isn’t that difficult, but it’s not the time to relax and take things lightly. So we have curated some tips and steps follow them and if you are stuck leave a comment and we can help you resolve your blockades.
INSERT INTO dbprefix_categories (title,alias,parent_id,published,access,extension) SELECT name,alias,parent,published,access, 'com_content' FROM dbprefix_k2_categories
INSERT INTO `yourDBname`.`dbprefix_content` (`id`, `title`, `alias`, `catid`, `introtext`, `fulltext`, `created`, `created_by`, `created_by_alias`, `checked_out`, `checked_out_time`, `modified`, `modified_by`, `publish_up`, `publish_down`, `access`, `featured`, `hits`, `language`) SELECT `id`, `title`, `alias`, `catid`, `introtext`, `fulltext`, `created`, `created_by`, `created_by_alias`, `checked_out`, `checked_out_time`, `modified`, `modified_by`, `publish_up`, `publish_down`, `access`, `featured`, `hits`, `language` FROM `yourDBname`.`dbprefix_k2_items`
If the above two queries were successful, all your K2 items, and K2 categories will be copied into Joomla content.
Once the migration is completed follow these steps.
If all the above looks too much confusing, our company can help you migrate your Joomla website to WordPress website. Contact us now.