Which is the problem?
Joomla 1,5 is an uncertain and obsolete version, that has been stopped developing, and for that reason it is a habitual objective of the hackers. Only therefore, you would have to update Joomla to the last version of urgent way.
Create to us, many of our clients who use Joomla 1,5 have happened through very disagreeable experiences, and you can be the following one.
But there is another definitive reason: with the imminent update of PHP to version 5.4, your Joomla 1,5 is going to stop working, and that is going to happen at any time. PHP 5,3 already has reached their €œend of life€?, and shortly it will be necessary to update all the servers to version 5.4.
It is worth, but does this affect to me?
It depends on what version you have of Joomla. He is simple to discover it, you can see it in elpanel of administration of Joomla. If you have the 1,5, you will be able to see it in right corner superior of the panel. In versions 1,0, 1,6, 1,7 and 2,5, appear under the whole.
Also you can see it in the section €œInformation of the system€?, within the panel.
If your version is inferior to version 2.5, you must update. If you have the 2,5 in future, you can breathe calm, whenever you maintain everything updated to the last versions.
It goes, my version is inferior to the 2,5, what I do?
It updates your Joomla right now, now, today, you do not let it pass. This plugin, although is a little expensive, it is the best option to make the update, and if everything goes well, it will not take too much time to you:
Plugin is expensive, but it saves many headaches. We cannot recommend another one to you, although there are them.
How it works?
The process is the following one:
- It buys plugin SP Upgrade.
- It installs a new version of Joomla 2,5 or 3 in a folder.
- It installs plugin SP Upgrade.
- It forms plugin to connect to the data base of your old Joomla.
- Beam click in transferring, chooses the opportune options and begins the process.
Only that can give the problems are the groups (templates). Some can be adapted and another no, so it is possible that it is called on to change to you of group.
Once you have everything migrated to the new Joomla, you can move it from his folder to the main directory (or where you need). It is enough with moving the archives and publishing configuration.php with the correct route. You can see instructions in the documentation of Joomla.
Then, I have to pay to update?
By all means, it is not necessary to pay to update your Joomla, but we are in the obligation to recommend the best thing to you. Reason why we have investigated, with this plugin you are going to save time, and is going to work, so it is your better trick.
Most important it is than you know clearly that the update of PHP is imminent, and your Web is going to stop working. Update it already, of urgent way.