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Decided to migrate your forum from phpBB to vBulletin? Try CMS2CMS, an automated migration service which will help you to make this process easy and fast. For more information go to …

Decided to migrate your forum from phpBB to vBulletin? Try CMS2CMS, an automated migration service which will help you to make this process easy and fast. For more information go to http://www.cms2cms.com/supported-cms/phpbb-to-vbulletin-migration

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  • 1. How to Migrate Forum from phpBB to vBulletin by CMS2CMS Team October, 2013 www.cms2cms.com
  • 2. How to Migrate from phpBB to vBulletin? Automated Migration Service www.cms2cms.com
  • 3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your phpBB website. 2. Install vBulletin. 3. Find FTP access details (for phpBB and vBulletin) Find more info in this article www.cms2cms.com
  • 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Create your account Visit www.cms2cms.com Register your CMS2CMS account or sign up via Facebook or Google www.cms2cms.com
  • 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Set up your Source and Target sites 1. Type in the URLs your phpBB and vBulletin websites 2. Select your Current and New CMS types www.cms2cms.com
  • 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites 1. Download Bridge file (zip) to your PC 2. Extract 'cms2cms' folder from the zip www.cms2cms.com
  • 7. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites o Connect to your phpBB website via FTP o Upload extracted 'cms2cms' folder to phpBB root directory. o Connect to your vBulletin website via FTP o Upload 'cms2cms' folder to vBulletin root folder Note. Root directory is the top folder with index.php file Find more info here or watch the video tutorial. www.cms2cms.com
  • 8. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Go back to Migration wizard and click "Verify Connection to your Sites" www.cms2cms.com
  • 9. Migration Setup Step 4. Select Migration preferences and Start Free Demo Migration 1. Select extra options for your migration 2. 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 Demo migration and start Full migration right away. www.cms2cms.com
  • 10. Migration Setup Step 5. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new vBulletin forum. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your phpBB forum content will be moved to vBulletin. 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 website! www.cms2cms.com
  • 11. Go ahead and start the new life of your website! www.cms2cms.com Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!