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Upgrade from PowerCMS 1 to PowerCMS2

Thread began 7/27/2011 5:46 pm by Mac McCarthy | Last modified 8/09/2011 2:29 pm by Mac McCarthy | 1363 views | 5 replies

Mac McCarthy

Upgrade from PowerCMS 1 to PowerCMS2

I have three sites using PowerCMS2 and the clients are very happy with this CMS.

However I still have three sites still using PowerCMS 1 and whilst those clients also have been very happy, unfortunately in one instance the site is becoming a little fragile.

It has 25+ editable pages and only five show up on the Home Page once you have signed in. You have to use the Advance Search option to find the page (all 25+ are there) in order to edit the contents.

If I use PHPmyAdmin, I can also see that they are all still there, therefore I would like to upgrade to PowerCMS 2.

Having searched this forum, it tells/advises me to use a different folder for PowerCMS 2 and make a backup of files, folders and databases, before upgrading.

Can anyone point me in the direction of a simple database backup tutorial as I am having difficulty using the backup facility in PHPmyAdmin, something to do with the size of the database.

Oh by the way, when I say simple, I mean simple, please.

Regards Mac

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