Preparing to migrate

Use localhost

Some hostings servers like GoDaddy or related present some issues caused by security restrictions of that ISP/Hosting solutions. We recommend you to backup all your entire old Joomla! site and copy it in your local Apache/IIS enviroment.

Install a new Joomla! 3.8 site

The first step to use jUpgradePro is to install a new Joomla! v3.8. To do this you should download Joomla!. Would be helpful to visit this site http://www.joomla.org/download.html

This explanation about how to install Joomla! is better than i can explain, so i recommend to follow the Joomla! community documentation.

Requirements

jUpgradePro is a Joomla! extension so has the same requirements. https://downloads.joomla.org/technical-requirements

Install jUpgradePro

To download the extension visit: https://matware.com.ar/subscriptions/jupgradepro-subscription.html

jUpgradePro v 3.8 is a Joomla! 3.8 component, and as such is installed using the Extension Manager (Extensions > Install/Uninstall).

Preparing the environment

From the main Joomla! administrator page, click on Help >> System Info. Click on the "Directory Permissions" tab and make sure all the folders are "Writable". If your temp and log folders in joomla are not writable make sure the path specified for respective directories are correct (they are supposed to be in root directory), in configuration.php file.

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