Hi, In this guide I will show you how to migrate from Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 1.7 and Virtuemart 1.1 to version 2nd This is the website of the shop. There are 300 products and 60 categories. Note: Joomla 1.5 templates are not compatible with templates for Joomla 1.7. So I’ll have to find another template for Joomla Also, a Virtuemart templates will not work with Virtuemart version 2 Many extensions are also not compatible with the latest version of Virtuemart and Joomla. So if You chose to migrate, You should assess whether your shop meringue suitable for you and your customers. In addition to Joomla and Virtuemart migration, you should move further extensions to the latest version of Joomla and virtuemart. Let’s get started! How to migrate I will show on this movie? First we must updateJoomla 1.5 to latest version. Firs: Install Jupgrade extension on our website. Look at it and see how to do it. Now turn the plug Moootools, just click on this link and turn it. Now: go to the components and find a “jupgrade”. Now: we have only one button, just press it. Migrating Joomla 1.5 to Joomla 1.7 has just begun. after a few minutes longer Joomla 1.7 is already on the server. As you can see you now have two Joomlas. Joomla 1.5 is the old address and Joomla 1.7 is the new one: www.yourdominion.com / jupgrade. Note: The new Joomla is now in the jupgrade’s folder. So if you want to log to the administration do it this way as it is shown in the film. If you use another language for joomla, install it now and install the latest Virtuemart on Joomla 1.7 But first You must extract files from package And You have component Virtuemart 2 Now, All you have to do is move the image, product and category images to the new location. Here: it is shown on the film. How to do it? look at the film. It is simple but takes a lot of time. Use an FTP manager and log in to your server. Find the folder with the media on old page with Virtuemart 1 Copy the folder with the media to your computer. Open the directory you copied to your computer. As you can see the directories and copied of the images of products, categories. Now go to the proper location for Virtuemart 2nd and copy these files to the server. Look on video Proper Localization for media i Virtuemart 2 on server after this operation, go to your Joomla 1.7. There, open the Virtuemart 2 enable database tools Go to the Tools and migration press Start Migration Migration is begun. After a few seconds the migration is complit Go to the products. See there are your products. Now click this link and n and complete the data. Ok, now let’s look on the front page. It looks scary, but remember that you move only the data and pictures Now move the template and other extensions and adapt them to the work shop. Then redirect the domain to a new folder and that’s all. Note: that in this method, your shop is still running and you have the possibility to adapt the new version to your needs.