Few Steps To Convert Joomla Website To WordPress Platform?

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Joomla is a potent platform in its own right. However, several people prefer WordPress for their applications, in great part due to its simplicity of use as well as flexibility. Here are a few Steps to Convert Joomla to WordPress:

Step 1: Install the FG Joomla to WordPress Plugin

With your WordPress website ready to go, we recommend installing as well as activate the FG Joomla to WordPress plugin. Head into your WordPress dashboard as well as to the Plugins tab, then click on Add New. On the next screen, type the full name of the plugin as well as click on Install.

When the installation finishes, the ‘Install Now’ button will be returned by Activate. Click on it. For the next step, head over to your Joomla installation but keep your WordPress dashboard open in another tab.

Step 2: Locate your Joomla Database Parameters

Login to your Joomla backend as well as search the System option at the top of the page, then click on ‘Global Configuration’.

Select the ‘Server’ tab as well as find the ‘Database Settings’ section within. We're searching for the four field’s right below the ‘Database’ Type ‘drop-down’. Keep that information handy, because we'll need to utilize it. Change to your WordPress tab.

Step 3: Migrate your Joomla Content into WordPress

Click on the ‘Tools’ tab as well as opt the ‘Import option’. If you checked out this section previous, you might notice it includes a new option now: Joomla FG. This tool to use to migrate Joomla to WordPress. Click on the Run importer to start the process.

On the following page, you'll search an Empty WordPress content option right near the top. It will remove entire your posts, pages, tags, categories as well as media files – if there's anything you require to backup, perform so before moving on. If there isn't, opt for the ‘Remove all WordPress Content’ setting.

The removal procedure will take a few seconds as well as afterward, the WordPress database section above will reset to zero. Move down to the Joomla website parameters section as well as paste the URL of your Joomla site in the respective field:

Below, you'll search several more fields under Joomla database parameters. Switch back to your Joomla tab as well as copy each parameter into their individual fields. They all share the similar names on both sections. Then click on ‘Test the database connection’ button at the end of the section. Afterward, head down to search the main import options.

The only settings you require to worry about are ‘Archived Posts’ as well as ‘Medias’. For the first, select not imported unless you wish to perform otherwise, and for the latter, select a ‘First content image’ as your ‘Featured Image’. Then enable the Import Meta keywords as tags setting as well as hit save settings.

Next, click on the Start / Resume the import button as well as sit back while the plugin works its magic: A success message would emerge once the migration is complete.


Naveen Kumar

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I am Naveen Kumar having 10 years of experience in digital marketing ORM, SEO and SMO.  Since several years I have started the company naming JDM Web Technologies, which stands as one of the renowned digital marketing companies today in India.