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How to Convert vBulletin to phpBB

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If you have started your web project on vBulletin and now you want to convert it to phpBB forum platform, then you should know that there is an option for you to do it in a fully automated way. ...

If you have started your web project on vBulletin and now you want to convert it to phpBB forum platform, then you should know that there is an option for you to do it in a fully automated way. CMS2CMS automated forum and website migration sevice will help you to perform the conversion easy and fast. This presentation will show you all the tips and tricks of the vBulletin to phpBB migration. But if you are looking for more information about these forum platforms, then you should follow this link: http://www.cms2cms.com/supported-cms/vbulletin-to-phpbb-migration/.

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    How to Convert vBulletin to phpBB How to Convert vBulletin to phpBB Presentation Transcript

    • How to Migrate Forum from vBulletin to phpBB by CMS2CMS Team June, 2013 www.cms2cms.com
    • How to Migrate from vBulletin to phpBB? Automated Migration Service www.cms2cms.com
    • How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your vBulletin website. 2. Install phpBB. 3. Find FTP access details (for phpBB and vBulletin) Find more info in this article www.cms2cms.com
    • 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
    • Migration Setup Step 2. Set up your Source and Target sites 1. Select your Current and New CMS types 2. Type in the URLs of your phpBB and vBulletin websites www.cms2cms.com
    • 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
    • Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites o Connect to your vBulletin website via FTP o Upload extracted 'cms2cms' folder to vBulletin root directory. o Connect to your phpBB website via FTP o Upload 'cms2cms' folder to phpBB 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
    • Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Go back to Migration wizard and click "Verify Connection to your Sites" www.cms2cms.com
    • Migration Setup Step 4. Select Migration preferences 1. Select extra options for your migration: Migrate Media - to have images moved (includes only images from website posts, forum images aren’t included). Make URLs SEO friendly - to have internal links formed according to the rewrite rules on WordPress website (doesn’t involve forum posts URLs). Clear Target website data - delete all content from WordPress website before the Migration. 2. Press ‘Confirm options’ button. www.cms2cms.com
    • Migration Setup Step 4. 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. www.cms2cms.com
    • Migration Setup Step 5. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new phpBB forum. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your vBulletin forum content will be moved to phpBB. 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
    • Go ahead and start the new life of your website! www.cms2cms.com Migrate your site now - it's never been easier!