Step by step to migrate Cookbook data from version 3.0.17 to version 4.0 for Joomla 2.5x

  1. After successfull installation of the cookbook component on a Joomla 2.5x system choose Iimport from Garys Cookbook 3.0.17 and note the following number.
  2. On your cookbook 3.0.17 system choose
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  3. Check if you have the latest version of the exportroutine in your Joomla 1.5 Cookbookinstalltion. Hier the link to the forum. Forumsbeiträgen
  4. If it's not the case copy the latest version to your Joomla 1.5 Cookbook installation as described in the forum. Please use the forum to ask questions about his step..
  5. Enter the number preivously as above found in the export window as in image below.
  6. Click om the button and save he file to your local disc in away that you can find it again.
  7. No back to your Joomla 2.5x. In the import view click on "durchsuchen" (language dependent) and choose the file you just created on your local disc. No click on Dataimport.
  8. Efter a successfull import go to the Cookbook Categories and click on refresh..
  9. The data are now present and corrected.
  10. As next step you have to copy your category images to the path used, Garyscookbook uses the path
    images/garyscookbook as standard. Yu have to copy all images to this path. If you want to use another path you have to reallocate the images in the Category Manager.

I think this is it. Please use the Forum at for any questions. Do not send any direct mails.