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Joomla to WordPress Migration

WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) available today. In addition, due to its flexibility and ease-of-use, WordPress remains the most popular blogging system. Currently, 35% of the Internet is powered by WordPress.

WebCitz offers Joomla to WordPress migration for businesses looking to convert from Joomla to WordPress. Do you have a website running Joomla, and have interest in migrating to WordPress? You aren't alone! One of the most common website redesign projects we provide quotes on involves migrating Joomla websites into WordPress.

To start your Joomla to WordPress conversion project, give us a call at 800-796-8263 to talk with one of our web developers. We look forward to working with you on your upcoming Joomla to WordPress migration project!

  • Started with Joomla in 2007
  • Started with WordPress in 2008
  • 300+ Joomla & WordPress Clients
  • WordPress Training Included
  • Large, In-House Team
  • No Outsourcing

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Basic Joomla to WordPress Website Migration

For Joomla websites moving into WordPress that require a professional, affordable and easy-to-maintain website with no complex design, development or programming requirements.


Price

$5,000+

Turnaround

2+ Months

Time Input

50+ Hours


Features

  • Joomla to WordPress Migration, Setup & Configuration
  • Up to 10 Content Pages, Separate Homepage and Interior Layout
  • 301 Redirects for Old Joomla URLs
  • Custom Design that is Responsive & Mobile-Friendly
  • Google Analytics, Google Search Console & Bing Webmaster Tools
  • Free Tips for Conversion Rate Improvements
  • WordPress Training for Basic Website Edits
  • Conversion Tracking on Contact Forms
  • Free SEO, Social Media & PPC Review Post Launch

* This is a starting point for a custom Joomla to WordPress website migration project that does not have any complex design, development or programming requirements. Requests for numerous additional web pages, complex page layouts, custom funnel creation, custom programming, extension customization or other unique requests will increase the price of your WordPress website design quote. Please call us at 800-796-8263 to discuss your project's requirements and to receive a free web design quote.

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Advanced Joomla to WordPress Website Migration

For Joomla websites moving into WordPress that require a professional and easy-to-maintain website, but have one or more complex design, development or programming requirements.


Price

$10,000 to $24,999

Turnaround

3 to 4 Months

Time Input

100 to 249 Hours


Features

  • All Features from the Basic Joomla to WordPress Migration Service
  • Additional Time for Design, Development & Programming

Enterprise Joomla to WordPress Website Migration

For Joomla websites moving into WordPress requiring a premium website development with complex design, development or programming requirements.


Price

$25,000+

Turnaround

4+ Months

Time Input

250+ Hours


Features

  • All Features from the Advanced Joomla to WordPress Migration Service
  • Additional Staff Assigned for Project Design & Development
  • Further Time for Design, Development & Programming

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Convert Your Joomla Website to WordPress

Convert Your Joomla Website to WordPress

So how can WebCitz help you with your Joomla to WordPress migration? With years of experience working with both the WordPress and Joomla CMS platforms, our developers and designers are reliable experts. Our web development team is skilled in migrating websites from one platform to another, plugin development, WordPress theme development and design, and more. Below, we detail the services our conversions from Joomla to WordPress involve:

  • Migrating website to the latest version of WordPress
  • Developing plugins
  • Developing a custom WordPress theme
  • Integrating responsive features
  • Optimizing for SEO
  • Installing and configurating
  • Providing technical support and maintenance post-launch

Regardless of the size of your Joomla to WordPress migration project, we have the technical expertise to build you a professional website. Rest assured that when your Joomla website design is complete, you will have a cross browser compatible and responsive website.

Our Process for Joomla to WordPress Conversion

Our Process for Joomla to WordPress Conversion

So, what does the migration from Joomla to WordPress all entail? When you come to us with your Joomla website, our development team will first review and assess your website before the migration process begins. We will then begin the backup process and start converting all the Joomla components, templates, modules, and more into the WordPress dev (development) site. Below, we provide a list showing you our process for migrating from Joomla to WordPress:

  • Review and analyze the Joomla website
  • Create backups of the Joomla website
  • Convert the Joomla components, templates, modules, plugins, and articles to WordPress
  • Test the WordPress website for functionality, responsiveness, and cross browser compatibility
  • Launch the WordPress website once approved by client

Our Joomla to WordPress website migration packages includes Basic, Advanced, and Enterprise. Depending on the scope of your project, we can handle smaller informational websites with just a few pages to much larger and more complicated design and programming projects powered by WooCommerce. Contact us to get a quote today on your Joomla to WordPress conversion by giving us a call at (800) 796-8263.

What Do We Migrate?

What Do We Migrate?

When we convert your website from Joomla to WordPress, what do we all migrate? During the Joomla to WordPress conversion process, our team of web developers, designers, and marketers work together to effectively migrate your pages, posts, images, menu items, etc., and will also incorporate 301 redirects. By hiring our experts, you will avoid many hours of headache of copying and pasting your content between your current Joomla site to your new WordPress dev site. Below, we provide a list of all the Joomla elements we migrate over to your WordPress site:

  • CMS pages – we transfer over all your existing pages on your current Joomla site to the new WordPress site.
  • Images – our team brings over all the images relating to their content. If needed, our graphic designers may step in to create new graphics to replace the old ones.
  • Menu items – we will recreate your menu items in your site navigation, which allow your visitors to access your main category pages, landing pages, and blog posts.
  • Meta Descriptions & Page Titles – our designers and marketers will bring over your meta descriptions and page titles to retain the SEO effort.
  • 301 redirects – we will set up 301 redirects, which means we redirect all your current URLs to the new ones.
  • Blogposts – our team will also transfer over all the blogposts from your current site to the new site.

Why WordPress?

Why WordPress?

So, why choose WordPress? In addition to its ease of use, flexibility, and overall popularity, WordPress has many added benefits that win over website owners.

Although Joomla is a good CMS platform, it isn’t quite as flexible, user-friendly, or powerful when compared with WordPress. In addition, the learning curve is steeper. Compared to Joomla and some of the other CMS platforms out there, WordPress fortunately has much less of a learning curve and is more user-friendly than other similar CMS systems.

A WordPress website provides:

  • Control over your website
  • User-friendly administration
  • Website customization without advanced technical skills
  • Easy front-end options
  • Website hosting with few resources

Take control of your website by switching over to WordPress! Our experts will be happy to discuss with you all your project requirements to get your website professionally converted over to WordPress. Just give our specialists a call at (800) 796-8263 to get your quote today!

Why Choose Our Joomla to WordPress Migration Experts?

Why Choose Our Joomla to WordPress Migration Experts?

Since our beginnings in 2004, WebCitz has developed and designed websites for hundreds of clients locally and nationwide. With years of professional experience in the industry, our experts have also helped customers with their Joomla to WordPress migrations. In fact, dozens of our redesign projects have included requests to switch from Joomla to WordPress.

Many of our clients choose us because we are a large, in-house team of web developers, designers, marketers, programmers, and administrative professionals with years of experience in the industry. In addition, we do not outsource any of our work, which means that when you call or email us, you’ll know that you’ll be speaking with the very same people who are working on your project!

Contact our experts to get assistance with your Joomla to WordPress migration by giving us a call at (800) 796-8263, by filling out our contact form, or by chatting with us in live chat. Our friendly, in-house team is happy to talk with you about your Joomla to WordPress migration project!

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These guys are always there when you need them! Whether the issue is big or small, there is little they cannot handle. I cannot express enough how greatly we appreciate their continued superior service and willingness to assist whenever we need them. Thanks Dave, Corey and the entire WebCitz team!!
July 22, 2018
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Corey G at WebCitz was so professional and patient while helping us solve our issues. We appreciate his help so much. This company definitely needs more people like him. Amazing customer service! Thank you Corey G! (:
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Is Joomla Better Than WordPress?

It is worth noting that both WordPress and Joomla are open-source, self-hosted content management systems that have been around for many years.

As a blogging platform launched in 2003, WordPress is today a multi-purpose content management system that powers over 40% of all websites on the Internet (including much more than just blogs). WordPress holds an even more dominant position in the content management system market, with a share of 40.0%.

Joomla was launched in 2005, making it almost as old as WordPress. Joomla is the second most popular content management system behind WordPress, powering approximately 3% of all websites on the Internet. Joomla represents 5.4% of the market for content management systems.

Although Joomla retains this second place position for the time being, its market share in the content management system market has been declining since at least 2010, and its market share in the website market shrank for the first time ever in 2017.

You can see this trend in action visually by comparing the Google Trends comparison between "WordPress" and "Joomla" over the period between 2004 and 2015. Joomla was actually leading or equal to WordPress until 2010. As a result, WordPress continues to grow, while Joomla is slowly moving in the opposite direction. Joomla does not, however, have nothing to offer.

WordPress Advantages

  • WordPress is commonly regarded as the easiest content management system to use, especially for non-developers.
  • WordPress distinguishes between "posts" and "static pages" right out of the box, whereas Joomla offers only a single "article" type that can be categorized.
  • By far, WordPress has the most comprehensive ecosystem of WordPress plugins and WordPress themes, making it easy to extend a website with a wide range of different features.
  • Due to the popularity of WordPress, there is a large third-party community of blogs, Facebook groups, and developers that can provide support.
  • Due to the massive community, it is also possible to get development work done at a lower cost.

Joomla Advantages

  • Joomla offers a more sophisticated system for managing users and controlling user access.
  • Joomla's components and modules provide a greater degree of flexibility for displaying content types that are not standard.
  • Joomla provides multilingual support by default, whereas WordPress requires the use of a third-party plugin.
  • Joomla allows you to use different templates for different pieces of content, but WordPress only allows you to use one theme.

WordPress is an easy platform to learn. As WordPress is as easy to use as a word processor, it is simply a matter of learning how to navigate its point-and-click interface. These WordPress fundamentals will also not take you long to learn. And as you learn more about WordPress, you will discover that it grows and expands along with you, allowing you to learn as much as you wish.

If you are just getting started with WordPress, you may be confused or frustrated. This is why it is vital to grasp the basics of WordPress as early as possible. Are you familiar with what WordPress is and how it works? If not, reach out to our team for WordPress administration training.

The WordPress software is released under the GNU General Public License (or GPL), which allows anyone to download, edit, customize, use, and even sell it as long as it is licensed under the GPL.

The software itself is free, but you may need to pay for:

  • Web hosting
  • Premium support
  • Premium themes
  • Premium plugins

If you're thinking about making the switch, the best advice we can provide you is to begin a new development with us on the WordPress platform. If your previous website contains complex functionalities such as message board, directories, and e-commerce, then we would have to setup similar functionality and migrate the content/data into WordPress. Sadly, there is no easy button that exists to make this migration happen instantly.

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