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Have a client asking for me to move their Joomla site from to Is everything in the DB? I was imaging deploying a fresh Joomla at via SimpleScripts and importing a DB backup from Is this feasible? I'd like to overwrite Joomla app files on so that SimpleScripts can manage upgrades in the future. Is this the best way?

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The majority of the content is stored in the database, but this excludes uploaded content: attachments, images, themes and stylesheets and the configuration.php all of which live in the Joomla directory.

There is also a guide in the official documentation on how to do this:

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