Upgrading Joomla! 1.7.3 to 2.5.0

joomla-25If you’ve been following my Twitter, Facebook or Google+ updates this afternoon, you would have noticed I embarked on a mission to upgrade Joomla! 1.7.3 to 2.5.0.

All in all the upgrade process went pretty smoothly, initially I had only planned on upgrading a couple of sites which had few extensions installed, due to some issues I had with various extensions while testing 2.5beta1, 2.5beta2 and 2.5RC1.

After upgrading my first site, and removing the two offending extensions which started to cause 500 Internal server errors. Finding a replacement/workaround for FoxContact was easy and built into Joomla anyway, JCK Editor Manager also had problems. I’ve temporarily removed JCKEditor and permanently

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I’m an Electronics Service Technician by day. By night I’m an Application Developer, Embedded Software Developer, Mountain Biking chic. Currently starting to put together some home automation projects which I’ll be posting progress on the site.

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