WordPress: Moving From Joomla

Using The FG Joomla to WordPress plugin

  1. Log in to the WordPress Dashboard.
  2. Click "Plugins" then "Add New".
  3. In the search box, type "fg joomla to wordpress", and click "Seach Plugins".
  4. Click "Install Now", then "OK".
  5. Select "Activate Plugin".

Connect Joomla To WordPress

  1. In the WordPress Dashboard, select "Tools", then "Import", then "Joomla (FG)".
  2. In the "URL" field, enter the URL where the Joomla to WordPress import will end up.
  3. Click "Test the connection".
  4. If you receive a success message, go on to the next step.

Finding The Joomla Database Settings

  1. In cPanel, open "File Manager".
  2. Select "Web Root" and check mark the box for "Show Hidden Files", click "Go".
  3. Click the "+" next to the "public_html" folder.
  4. Select the folder where the Joomla installation is.
  5. Find the configuration.php file.
  6. Right click on the file, choose "Code Edit".
  7. Look for code that look similar to this:
    public $host = 'localhost';
    public $user = 'cPanelusername_jmln1';
    public $password = 'GVCIuBIj71UUBa';
    public $db = 'cPanelusername_jmln1';
    public $dbprefix = 'joom_';
  8. Copy these database settings.

Import Joomla
  1. Starting at the WordPress Import Joomla (FG) screen, look in the "Behavior" section and check off the boxes that you would like to have imported.
  2. Select "Import content from Joomla to WordPress". You should see confirmation of successful imports.
  3. Verify that your WordPress site now has your Joomla content on it.

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