Automated Kunena to bbPress Switch Plugin. How It Works


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Searching for an reliable way of switching your forum from your Joomla Kunena to bbPress on WordPress? Check out this diligent step-by-step tutorial that will help you to proceed with the migration in a few straightforward actions.

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Automated Kunena to bbPress Switch Plugin. How It Works

  1. 1. Kunena to bbPress Migration Plugin. How It Works
  2. 2. How to Migrate from Joomla to WordPress? Migrate your website content from Joomla Kunena to WordPress with bbPress forum easily and automatedly in just a few simple steps.
  3. 3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your Joomla website with Kunena component. 2. Install WordPress and bbPress plugin. 3. Set up custom URL structure for WP 4. Find FTP access details (for Joomla and WordPress) Find more info in this article
  4. 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Download the plugin Go to and download the plugin.
  5. 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Install the plugin • Go to WP admin panel -> Plugins -> Add New • Find “CMS2CMS Automated Kunena to bbPress Switch” plugin. • Press “Install Now” Button • Go to Admin -> and click Activate
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Create your account Register your CMS2CMS account
  7. 7. Migration Setup Step 4. Connect Joomla! 1. Download Bridge file (zip) to your PC 2. Extract it from the zip 3. Upload extracted 'cms2cms' folder to Joomla root directory. It’s the top folder with the index.php file. 4. Provide Joomla! website URL 5. Verify the connection
  8. 8. Then, press “Start migration” button and you’ll be redirected to CMS2CMS website in order to complete your migration Migration Setup Step 5. Configure and Start the Migration
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 6. Select Migration preferences Check the boxes to activate the following migration options: • Migrate Media - to have images moved • Make URLs SEO friendly - to have internal links formed according to the rewrite rules on WordPress. • 301 Redirect - receive a set of rules to redirect Joomla URLs to WordPress URLs • Clear Target website data - delete all content from WordPress website Now you are redirected to CMS2CMS.
  10. 10. Migration Setup Step 7. Start Demo Migration You're all set to start your migration. It's recommended to run the free Demo migration to see how the service works. Note. You can skip this step and start Full migration right away.
  11. 11. Migration Setup Step 8. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new WordPress site. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your Joomla website content will be moved to WordPress. You'll receive an email notification as soon as the transfer is complete. You'll be able to check the results and enjoy your new WordPress website!
  12. 12. Migrate your site now - it's never been easier! Enjoy Your Brand New WordPress Website!