[Setup] How to migrate some data from site to site

ajung lists at zopyx.com
Tue Nov 15 06:45:34 UTC 2011

You may:

 - zexp export the content folders from the ruined site
- import the zexp files into a fresh new Plone 3.3 site
- migrate the fresh Plone 3.3 site with your content to Plone 4.X

snowens wrote:
> I am new to Plone and need some guidance how to move Plone content from
> one instance to another.  We were using Plone 3.5, I took the database and
> moved it to Plone 4.0 and after about a day was able to get most of the
> site working (although I couldn't get the custom theme to work, and was
> later told that it wasn't compatible with Plone 4.0) and could never get
> the portal_view_customizations page to work again.  We have sense tried to
> work around our problems with no success.  What I would like to do is take
> the base content of the site, pages, text and photos and import that into
> a new Plone 4.1 instance and re-skin a default Plone theme, I was hoping
> to leave behind the remnants of the custom theme and anything related to
> it.  Is this passable and what is the best method to do so?
> Thanks
> Shaun

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