TYPO3 CMS migration from 4.5 LTS to 6.2 LTS

18 June 2013

Collection of links and methods which could help to migrate Your installation and extensions from TYPO3 CMS from v.4.5 LTS to v.6.2 LTS.

Planning

  1. Backup Your files and database. Version sources before to begin th emigration.
  2. Update all 4.5 extensions, which also compatible with 6.2.
  3. Install smooth_migration extension and make automatic code update.
  4. Move core symlinks to 6.2.
  5. Resolve blocking issues on buggy extension.
  6. Optionnaly migrate DAM to FAL with the help of we_dam2fal62 extension.

Smooth migration extension cheatsheet

Marvelous extension which simplifies lot’s of processes to analyze and to migrate the code of Your installation, what it becomes compatible with TYPO3 6.2.

Example of usage :

php typo3/cli_dispatch.phpsh smoothmigration check help
php typo3/cli_dispatch.phpsh smoothmigration check typo3-core-code-namespace
php typo3/cli_dispatch.phpsh smoothmigration migrate help
php typo3/cli_dispatch.phpsh smoothmigration migrate namespace

*) User “_cli_smoothmigration” must should be created

References

  • https://wiki.typo3.org/Upgrade#Upgrading_to_6.2_Long_Term_Support
  • https://docs.typo3.org/typo3cms/InstallationGuide/UpgradeLTS/Index.html
  • https://wiki.typo3.org/TYPO3_6.0_Extension_Migration_Tips
  • https://wiki.typo3.org/TYPO3_6.2_Migration_Tips
  • Smooth migration extension
    • http://forge.typo3.org/news/649
    • http://forge.typo3.org/projects/typo3cms-smoothmigration/wiki/Issues_which_need_a_check
    • http://forge.typo3.org/projects/typo3cms-smoothmigration/wiki
    • https://github.com/nxpthx/typo3-upgradereport
  • https://jweiland.net/fileadmin/pdf/vortraege-praesentationen/upgrade-45_62-certifuncation.pdf
  • http://stackoverflow.com/questions/28675796/how-to-upgrade-typo3-4-5-to-6-2
  • http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24632107/typo3-documentation-for-upgrading-typo3-4-5-34-to-6-2-x
  • cooluri http://www.bar54.de/blog/2013/02/cooluri-and-typo3-6-0-2-problem/
  • http://www.typo3forum.net/forum/typo3-installation-updates/75145-typo3-update-4-5-6-2-frage-smoothmigration.html?language=en
  • http://blog.scwebs.in/typo3/make-pibase-extension-compatible-to-typo3-6-2-x
  • https://jweiland.net/video-anleitungen/typo3/typo3-projekte-verwalten/upgrade-auf-typo3-62.html
  • http://typo3.blondiaux.com/articles-techniques/62-lts-quoi-de-neuf/montee-en-version-smooth-migration/
  • http://www.bstar.de/2016/04/08/typo3-easy-upgrade-of-pibase-extension-to-typo3-6-2-or-7-6/

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