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Does jomres require joomla 3.x?

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11 months 2 weeks ago #46598 by Luu
I know the requirements page says 3.x is recommended, but is it REQUIRED?

I tried installing on 2.5.11. It says congrats your server passed all tests, you can now install jomres. But on next step it gives 'Error, cannot detect the current CMS'

I'm installing via file method, using com_jomres.zip from github page.

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11 months 2 weeks ago #46599 by Vince Wooll
Ok, I've got to ask.

Why on earth would you want to install anything on Joomla 2.5? It hasn't been supported by the Joomla project for 3 years, and Jomres most definately doesn't work on it.

2.5 was EOL in December 2014 ( docs.joomla.org/Joomla!_CMS_versions ), continuing to use it is IMO nuts.

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11 months 2 weeks ago #46600 by Luu
Replied by Luu on topic Does jomres require joomla 3.x?
It's a system that's been in place for a while. I was asked to help installing the extension. If I update to joomla 3x I may be breaking a bunch of stuff. Do you have any tip for safely bringing it up to date
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11 months 2 weeks ago #46601 by Vince Wooll
Use akeeba to make a backup of the site, then practice updating that backup on a local/dev machine. Don't even think about updating the "live" server until you've done it twice on the practice installations to make sure you've got the process right.

Also, read docs.joomla.org/Joomla_2.5_to_3.x_Step_by_Step_Migration

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