How to Migrate SMF to bbPress Using CMS2CMS Plugin

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If you have made up you mind and want to move your current SMF data to bbPress. Don’t wait up, perform migration using CMS2CMS SMF to bbPress plugin in a few minutes.

If you have made up you mind and want to move your current SMF data to bbPress. Don’t wait up, perform migration using CMS2CMS SMF to bbPress plugin in a few minutes.

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  • 1.     Instruction for Accurate SMF to  bbPress Migration with Plugin  [Tutorial]             
  • 2. There can be a few reasons to change your forum software. One of                          them is security, as it is very meaningful to have a platform which                          provides you with a high level protection. Another logical assumption                    for switching from one forum to another is to go for a better and modern                              software. Some users only want to redesign their forum and the switch                        to the new platform can be an excellent way out of it. If you have a forum                                  on SMF and think of migrating it to bbPress forum on WordPress, below                          you’ll find our assistance in very details. But, just a little while to get all                              the reasons of switching to bbPress.  Simple Machines Forum, an open source project which allows to modify or                        improve the source code specifically to your wishes and demands. SMF                      is written in PHP language, designed to provide you with all the features                          you need. Its developed template system makes custom edit easier. This                      forum platform supports multiple languages at once, provides full statistics                    and has the ability to install or uninstall mods.  bbPress is WordPress forum plugin, which allows to create a discussion                      board on its core. Since it is more convenient to run a website, blog and                              forum because everything is done within a single dashboard.That’s all                    about WordPress. bbPress can be a perfect alternative for your new                      forum. It has very intuitive admin panel, comprehensive features and great                      design performance.  If you are looking for an accurate and precise SMF to bbPress migration,  then you have to consider your transfer using a plugin. CMS2CMS: SMF to  bbPress Convertor will assist you with an automated forum migration. Just  follow these simple steps to setup the transfer in 5 minutes procedure. 
  • 3. 1. Save the plugin to you PC  At first, you should find CMS2CMS: SMF to bbPress Convertor  and uoad it to your computer. It will be  archived as zip file.    2. Activate Plugin at your WordPress website  Open your new WordPress dashboard and look for plugin section. Right there click “Add New” and then  upload plugin. Once it is installed click “activate plugin” button.    
  • 4. 3. Sign for your CMS2CMS  If you don’t have your CMS2CMS account yet, sign up there. Fill in your email, password and you are done.    4. Create the connection between your SMF forum and  WordPress site.  Afterwards, you should install the connection bridge.  ● Save the file Bridge (zip format) to your computer.  ● Extract the file from an archive. It will be saved with the name ‘cms2cms’  ● With the help of any FTP client dashboard  (like FileZilla) upload the file you have extracted into the  root directory of your source SMF website. Look for a root directory in the top where the file  index.php is located.             
  • 5. Provide the URL of your source SMF forum.    5. Choose the Preferable Options for your Migration.  Ahead of migration, you are welcome to select some optional features for your transfer. For SMF to bbPress  Conversion you can choose the next:  ● Clear the data on your WordPress site, the test one  before Migration  ● Convert images and attachments   
  • 6. 6. Try on FREE Demo Conversion  With CMS2CMS automated migration service, you are capable to check the test website migration. The  limited number of pages will be converted from you SMF website to the target bbPress to see how the  process works.    7. Full Website Switch.  Start Full Migration and in a few moments your forum can be transferred from SMF to bbPress.  As soon as  the conversion is finished you will receive a notification on your email adress and will be able to review your  new bbPress forum.    Now, you have to migrate your SMF website to bbPress and ensure yourself that conversion  process can be just like a breeze. So if want to have more preferable forum soon, just setup the  migration right now and enjoy the results afterwards. 
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