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How to change from wordpress to joolma application

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I'm Venkat Reddy very recently bought a website and successfully took WordPress hosting. But as a beginner, I'm facing some technical problems with WP so I like to change for Joomla application. I hear that it's user-friendly. So please some suggest me and provide procedure how to change it....

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"joolma"?

Never heard of that but there is something close to that called Joomla and I can google WordPress to Joomla to find ideas on conversion.

That out of the way my view is if you can't do this work, hire or get more programmers on staff.

Why not stick with WordPress since it's for those that don't want programming staff?

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How to change from wordpress to joolma application

This will import categories from WordPress however it doesn't associate the imported posts/pages the corresponding categories. This is because WordPress allows one post to be associated with multiple categories and Joomla doesn't.
All WordPress categories and sub-categories will simply become categories in Joomla.
WordPress uses the phpass algorithm to encrypt passwords but Joomla uses MD5. Hence users login password imported from WordPress will not work. One way to get around this is to install the WordPress "MD5 Password Hashes" plugin before you do the import. This plugin converts the WordPress passwords into MD5 which Joomla can understand: http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/md5-password-hashes/
This will import your database, but not files (images etc). You'll need to move those manually.
Comments will be imported if you have the JComments extension installed on your Joomla site.

Step #1. Install Joomla and the JConverter Extension
Install a fresh copy of Joomla without any of the sample data.
Then find and download the JConverter extension for Joomla.
Install Jconverter into your new Joomla site.


Step #2. Get Your WordPress Database Details
Go into your WordPress files and access wp-config.php. Open that file and you'll need to make note of the following details from the file:
Database name
Database user
Database password
Database host
Database prefix

Step #3. Enter Your WordPress Database Details
Go back to your Joomla site and go to Extensions > JConvertor > Configuration and enter the database information you just collected:

Scroll slightly down to the Select Import Options group of settings and them according to your preference:

When that data is in place, click Save and then click Start Conversion.
You'll now see a screen like the one below. It will show the status of all the imported data:

Step #4. Check Your Data
Go to Articles, Categories, and Users and make sure that all the data has been imported successfully

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