Joomla 3

Additional Dependencies

This importer requires the following additional libraries.

You may install the needed gems individually by running gem install GEM_NAME or install all of them with a single invocation:gem install mysql2 safe_yaml sequel


Sample snippet to invoke the importer:

jekyll import joomla3 --dbname --user --password --host --port --category --prefix

Option <PARAM>Description

Database name.


Database user name.


Database user’s password.

Default:  ''

Database host name.

Default:  'localhost'

Database port.

Default:  '3306'

ID of the category.

Default:  '0'

Table prefix name.

Default:  'jos_'
Highlighted row(s) in table above indicate required options.

If the category numerical field is not filled, all articles will be imported, except the ones that are uncategorized.