Web Developer needed to update version of Joomla on existing website

Completed Posted 3 months ago Paid on delivery
Completed Paid on delivery

URGENT: Seeking a Web Developer with Joomla expertise to upgrade an outdated (EOL) Joomla version.

Current information: the website ([login to view URL]) is currently running on Joomla! 3.9.6 Stable [ Amani]. On the webhost, it is also currently running only PHP 7.1.33. both PHP and Joomla versions are EOL. The website is being migrated in December 2023 to a new platform of the webhost and the webhost will be taking care of the updating of PHP in the migration. PHP 8.2 with MariaDB 10.6 will be used on the new server for our side to test out.

Our needs: We need a web developer to:

• Update the AsiaPacific-FishWatch ([login to view URL]) version of Joomla to version 5.0.0 ([login to view URL]:~:text=Notably%2C%20Joomla%20now%20requires%20PHP,ensure%20the%20CMS%20runs%20efficiently).

• Ensure that the website material is securely backed up before the updating and test the site for integrity and full functionality when updated.

• Liaise with the webhost developer during the migration to the new webhost to ensure a seamless transition before 31 December 2023, with testing carried out well in advance of that date.

• Keep the Director of the website informed at all times of the progress and any problems encountered.

Additional background: The webhost and site Director are in Malaysia.

CSS HTML Joomla PHP Website Design

Project ID: #37486610

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