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Published: 24 July 2013

This is always a hot topic with clients always asking why should they migrate from Joomla 1.5 to a later version and how to do it. This episode I talk about the top 5 reasons why you should migrate from Joomla 1.5 to a later version of Joomla.

I also look into three extensions that allow you to go through the process and start the migration process away from the now unsupported Joomla 1.5. 

This podcast episode goes through, jUpgrade, SP Update and J2XML as the options in regards to migrating from Joomla 1.5.


Show Notes

Top 5 Reasons to Migrate from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 2.5.x or Joomla 3.x

Lou in the office has put together a fantastic resource to help give your clients or customers reasons to migrate from Joomla 1.5. If your working as a freelancer or a Joomla service based business and need some pointers or some suggestions to help motivate your clients to start the work on migration process then this is the perfect list of reasons to help you get them over the edge and migrate to the latest version.

If you're sitting on Joomla 1.5 yourself for your own website and you're wondering if you should or need up migrate to the latest version then these reason I hope will convince you to migrate.

You can read the full article titled "Why You Should Upgrade/Migrate from Joomla 1.5".

  • Reason 1: Security
  • Reason 2: Extensions
  • Reason 3: One click updates
  • Reason 4: Great search engine optimisation
  • Reason 5: Support




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Peter Bui

Peter Bui

An all round web specialist with years of experience in web design, development and open source solutions at PB Web Development

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