I'm helping someone update & migrate their old website, built on the Joomla framework.
Currently it is running on Joomla 1.5.8 which is an ancient version. I've convinced them to upgrade Joomla to at least 2.5
I have already made a backup of the database.
Most links I have seen talk of backing up the entire
public_html folder (The website runs on a shared host). But in my fresh Joomla installation there are several folders that are in the
So which of the folders in the
public_html folder are from the content of the website, and which are of the old Joomla framework?
I'm afraid that I might overwrite files of the new Joomla framework with the old framework, if copy all the files and folders into the new installation.