CMS2CMS: phpBB to bbPress Forum Convertor


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If you wish to migrate your forum from phpBB to bbPress than tke a look at this tutorial.

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CMS2CMS: phpBB to bbPress Forum Convertor

  1. 1. CMS2CMS phpBB to bbPress Forum Convertor
  2. 2.       phpBB to bbPress Forum  Convertor: How it Works Tutorial           
  3. 3. You are considering about changing your forum platform? You                  current one does not meet your needs? There is not enough                      visitors on your forum and you can’t engage more? Whatever                    reasons you have it is good that you are looking for a way to                            improve.  Surely phpBB was a great forum software, but it was in the past.                          This days it looks an outdated especially the design. And of course                        it is not that SEO­friendly at all.  There is a wide range of forum platforms out there, which are more                          flexible and has lots of distinctive features. One of them is bbPress.                        This is modern forum software created in the way of WordPress. It                        has very intuitive interface, is pretty simple to use and has great                        amount of customization opportunities.  If you decided to move your forum to bbPress, you can check out                          CMS2CMS: phpBB to bbPress Forum Convertor  With this plugin you will have your phpBB forum transferred to                      bbPress with no coding skills required just in 7 simple steps.       
  4. 4. Migration Setup  1. Download Plugin  First of all, you have to download CMS2CMS: phpBB to bbPress                      Forum Convertor to your computer.         
  5. 5. 2. Install the Plugin.  Go to WordPress admin panel and install the plugin. Click                    “Activate” button and it will appear right in your dashboard.         
  6. 6. 3. Register your CMS2CMS account  In order to move on, sign up for CMS2CMS, provide your email and                          password.         
  7. 7. 4. Connect to your phpBB forum  Now you have to create the connection between phpBB and                    WordPress with bbPress plugin.. So, proceed with the following                  actions:  ● Download the Bridge file to your computer. The file will be                      saved as zip.  ● Extract the ‘cms2cms’ file from the archive.  ● Via any FTP client dashboard upload the file into the root                      directory of your source phpBB website. Root directory is the                    top one with file index.php.  ● Provide the URL of your source website and that is it.      
  8. 8. 5. Select the Migration Options  Before you start the actual migration procedure, choose the                  preferences for your phpBB to bbPress migration. You can elect                    from the following:  ● Clear current data including test one on WordPress before                  Migration  ● Migrate categories and pages/articles/posts SEO aliases  ● Migrate images and attachments         
  9. 9. 6. Try FREE Demo Migration  With CMS2CMS, you are able to check out the service before                      actually use it. With Demo Migration, limited amount of pages can                      be converted from you source phpBB website to the target one                      bbPress for you to see how everything works for real.         
  10. 10. 7. Full Website Conversion.  Start Full Migration and in a couple of minutes your forum will be                          transferred from phpBB to bbPress. As soon as the conversion is                      complete you will receive an email notification and be able to check                        up your new bbPress forum.    Are you still waiting? Then don’t, try on CMS2CMS: phpBB to                      bbPress Forum Convertor and your website will be converted                  easily and swiftly. With this plugin, you will have automated and                      accurate migration which you will enjoy for sure.