This is for Joomla 1.5.x sites!
Note that this article is for Joomla 1.5.x sites to be converted to Wordpress 3.2.x sites. I started with a Joomla 1.5 as the move from Joomla 1.6 or greater is a lot easier since it uses nested categories like Wordpress.

There are lots of commercial migrators out there and they all seem to have this problem. I'm really keen not to ask all my users to have to change their passwords but that is what the commercial applications are doing.

Migrating the articles:

  1. Change database name my_joomla_db to your joomla database and my_wordpress_db to your Wordpress database
  2. Change http://demo.joellipman.com/wordpress/ to the full URL of your WordPress site.
  3. If post_type is to be post then append with ?p= otherwise use ?page_id=.
Articles:
------ MIGRATING JOOMLA v1.5.# CONTENT TO WORDPRESS v3.2.# ------
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INSERT INTO my_wordpress_db.wp_posts
SELECT
	id 'ID',
	1 'post_author',
	created 'post_date',
	created 'post_date_gmt',
	CONCAT(introtext, ' ', `fulltext`) 'post_content',
	title 'post_title',
	'' post_excerpt,
	CASE state WHEN '1' THEN 'publish' ELSE 'draft' END 'post_status',
	'open' comment_status,
	'open' ping_status,
	'' post_password,
	alias 'post_name',
	'' to_ping,
	'' pinged,
	modified 'post_modified',
	modified 'post_modified_gmt',
	'' post_content_filtered,
	'0' post_parent,
	CONCAT('http://demo.joellipman.com/wordpress/', '?p=', id) AS guid,
	'0' menu_order,
	'post' AS 'post_type',
	'' post_mime_type,
	0 comment_count
FROM
	my_joomla_db.jos_content
ORDER BY
	id

What?
A quick reminder on how to make the carousel in bootstrap compatible with touch devices like smartphones and tablets.

Why?
Feed back was that the user was unimpressed with the image slideshow. You have to tap on the left and right symbols...

How?
Some will suggest to load the jQueryMobile library but that started messing up the template layouts for me. I really like the solution (and think it should be voted best answer) put forward by Mark Shiraldi: