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bbPress vs. vBulletin: The Migration Way to The Successful Forum Board


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#bbPress or #vBulletin? Plugin-made forum or standalone project? Migrate your forum board in the right direction to reach the success!

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bbPress vs. vBulletin: The Migration Way to The Successful Forum Board

  1. 1. bbPress vs. vBulletin: The Migration Way to the Successful Forum Board
  2. 2. 2 What Is the Automated Migration? Finest Migration Quality High Speed of Data Transfer 12+ CMS Platforms Supported Widest Range of Supported Entities Pricing Estimator Free Demo Available Live Support Migration Insurance
  3. 3. CMS2CMS is the online tool that can handle your site content migration from bbPress over to vBulletin with accuracy and ease. You don’t have to be a programmer to set up the migration. Just a few quick steps - and your forums, posts, topics, users, images and forum attachments are moved to the forum board on vBulletin. We do everything to keep your data safe, and you can check our Privacy Policy for details on how we deal with our clients' info. 3 Are you about to change your current Forum Board from bbPress to vBulletin?
  4. 4. Create Your CMS2CMS Account To start your bbPress to vBulletin migration, the first thing you have to do is to sign up with CMS2CMS. Provide your name, email, phone number and choose a password. You can also sign in via your Facebook or Google+ account. For this, choose the appropriate option.
  5. 5. Choose bbPress as your Existing Platform and enter WordPress website URL into the provided field. 5
  6. 6. CMS2CMS offers two ways to establish the connection to your WordPress-powered website. Let’s go the more automated one. Download and install a Connector Plugin to your WordPress website. Press “Download” button, as shown in picture, and you will be redirected to WordPress directory, where you can download the plugin. 6 Set Up the Connection to Your WordPress website
  7. 7. 7 Download the Plugin Upload the plugin to your WordPress
  8. 8. 8 Activate the plugin Log into CMS2CMS
  9. 9. Provide Your New vBulletin Website Details Now, choose vBulletin as your Target Forum Board and provide its URL. 9
  10. 10. Set Up the Connection to Your New vBulletin Forum To establish the connection to your new vBulletin forum you have to download and install the Connection Bridge. First, download the bridge by pressing the corresponding button. After that, you have to install the bridge. Here is a video tutorial which shows the process of installation in details. When you’ve finished with that, press “Verify Connection” button. 10
  11. 11. 11 Run Free Demo Migration Before moving bbPress to vBulletin, CMS2CMS service offers you to preview the future look of your website and run Free Demo migration. Choose the Entities and needed additional options you are going to migrate. In case you want to migrate all your data without Demo, you may skip this step.
  12. 12. 12 Start a Complete Transfer from bbPress to vBulletin Before starting a complete migration to vBulletin, you can check the Free Demo result. If you are satisfied with the result, you may complete the migration.
  13. 13. 13 That’s it! Now you are a happy owner of vBulletin-powered website with all your bbPress content on it. Congratulations!
  14. 14. 14 Start a New Life of Your Forum Right Now with It’s never been easier!