My aim is to collect here links to tips and threads on this forum about migrating from other systems. Many people are importing existing documents, news and users from other CMS systems and thankfully some are sharing their methods.
This is probably not a complete list - please post a reply with any links that are missing. I will then edit them into the top post.
- Manager module allowing you to import webusers from a CSV file.
phpwcms to modx migration
- a simple sql script to import posts from phpwcms into modx db for given category
[Utility] Migrating stories and links from PostNuke
- command-line PHP scripts for import
Migrate XOOPS News to ModX
- PHP script to import from an XOOPS DB
the link to the Xoops import thread is the same as postnuke.
I have a HUGE xoops site I would like to switch over
"He can have a lollipop any time he wants to. That's what it means to be a programmer."
I’d love to see some Mambo / Joomla suggestions.
We’ve developed smart solutions to keep phpwcms URLs the same on SocialEngine. However if you’ve not used a SEO friendly URLs and it becomes impossible to be kept, we handle 301 (Permanent) Redirections to new URLs. This avoids all SEO issues.