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Step by step forum migration php bb to bbpress automated import

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    Step by step forum migration php bb to bbpress automated import Step by step forum migration php bb to bbpress automated import Document Transcript

    • Step-by-Step Forum Migration: phpBB to bbPress Automated Import [+Video] You have started your web project path from the forum management? Perhaps, it will be interesting for you to try something more extended, something that will include website, blog, forum, or even online store – various web projects with one management tool. One of most user friendly forum platforms is bbPress. It includes multiple options, ease of use, and great design performance. Just don’t think you have to stop running your forum or start it from scratch. Nowadays, you may easily move all your forum items to bbPress without any hassles. Thus, we would like to present you the ultimate solution on how to migrate all your forum content from phpBB to bbPress forum. Pre-Migration Steps If you made the final decision on your switching, let’s start from the very beginning: 1. 2. 3. Install bbPress forum – it’s essential to install your new forum on bbPress in order to convert all your threads, posts, comments, and even users. Analyze your users visits – it’s better to perform migration, when the number of your site/forum users is the lowest. Inform your website visitors about the migration – so that they were ready for the site maintenance or totally new look. Migrating phpBB to bbPress: Video Guide
    • Migration Path 1. Register an Account In order to start your convert phpbb to bbpress,you have to create your account. You’ll need to provide name, email, and password. Otherwise, you may login via your Facebook or Google+ account. 2. Provide Current Site URL and The New One Then, in the provided fields in the migration wizard, specify the URL of your current website and the one you want to migrate to, and select CMS with the modules – in this case, just choose phpBB and bbPress. If you haven’t installed your new forum yet, just check the box and choose type of forum you want to convert your data to, and press ‘continue’ button.
    • 3. Connection Between Your Forums After that, you should create the connection bridge between your web sites:  Download the bridge to your local computer by clicking the button. It will be saved as ‘cms2cms. zip’.  Extract the bridge file to the folder and remember its location.  Now, connect to your sites via FTP client software, you may use any type of them. You’ll need to provide your FTP name username, and password, all of these you may find out from your hosting provider.  Copy ‘cms2cms’ folder to the root directory of your phpBB and bbPress sites (root directory is the top folder with index.php file). Now, you are connected to your sites.
    • 4. Migration Wizard Go back to your migration wizard and press ‘Verify the connection’ button. You will be able to choose the additional migration options there: 1. 2. 3. Migrate Media – it helps to move your forum images. Make URLs SEO Friendly – means that your new URLs on WordPress will be made SEO-friendly. Clear Target Site Data -in case you have some test content on your new site and want to delete it, just check this box. migrate phpbb to wordpress 5. Free Demo Preview Now, you may start your free Demo migration. The limited number of items will be converted from phpBB to bbPress, and you’ll be able to check the result in a few minutes.
    • 6. Full Migration If you are satisfied with the result of Demo migration, you may proceed to the final step of your phpBB migration. Just press the button and you’ll start the full data conversion of your forum. 7. New bbPress Forum Live Very soon, you’ll get an email notification and be able to start your new forum management. Make sure, all your user data will be saved as well as other essential forum content.
    • Items that are Migrated from phpBB to bbPress If you are ready to migrate your forum content from phpBB to bbPress and face the new positive changes of your online community, just set up your free Demo Migration – it’s never been easier.