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Fast and Safe SMF to Kunena Flight


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There’s no need to fasten a seat belt, as far as the #SMF to #Kunena migration will be smooth and successful 

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Fast and Safe SMF to Kunena Flight

  1. 1. Fast and Safe SMF to Kunena Flight
  2. 2. Switching content from one forum board to another became painless and fully automated thanks to CMS2CMS, website and forum migration service. In just a few clicks all your forum topics, forum posts, users, images, and even polls, are moved from SMF to Kunena without a slight hint of coding. Once chosen platform, doesn’t have to be your forum board’s home forever! There’s no need to fasten a seat belt, as far as the SMF to Kunena migration will be smooth and successful 😉
  3. 3. Prefer watching to reading? Watch a short video to see how CMS2CMS works!
  4. 4. Create Your CMS2CMS Account To start your SMF to Kunena 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. Specify Your SMF forum Details Choose Simple Machines Forum as your Existing forum type and enter its URL into the provided field.
  6. 6. Establish the Connection to Your SMF Board Now you are to set up the connection to your Simple Machines Forum. For doing this, download and install the Connection Bridge to your computer. Here is the video tutorial, where the process of installation is shown in details. When you’ve done with that, press “Verify Connection” button.
  7. 7. Provide Your Kunena forum Details Next step would be to specify your new forum board type. In this case, choose Kunena. Then provide its URL in the corresponding field.
  8. 8. Connect to Your Kunena Board On this step, you have to establish the connection to your Kunena forum. Click the “Download Connector Extension” button and the file containing cms2cms- connector-extension folder will be saved to your local computer in a zip format.
  9. 9. Upload the CMS2CMS Connector Extension to your Joomla site Right now you have to upload the Connector Extension to your website. As far as Kunena is a forum board based on Joomla CMS, you need to go to the Control Panel of your Joomla website. Follow the next instructions to upload the extension: Select Control Panel -> Extensions -> Manage -> Install -> Choose the file from your computer -> Upload and Install
  10. 10. Click on the CMS2CMS Connector Extension and log into CMS2CMS
  11. 11. Start Free Demo Migration Using CMS2CMS service for your SMF to Kunena migration, you may preview the future look of your migrated forum and run Free Demo migration. Choose the Entities and needed additional options you are going to move. In case you want to migrate all your data without Demo, you may skip this step.
  12. 12. Start a Final Transfer from SMF to Kunena Forum Before starting a complete migration to Kunena forum board, you can check the Free Demo result and see how your migrated forum topics and posts look like on the new platform. Just go to your New forum, and check how SMF to Kunena migration works. If you are satisfied with the result, you may complete the migration.
  13. 13. Voilà! That’s it! SMF to Kunena migration is done! Enjoy your renewed forum board!
  14. 14. Start a New Life of Your Forum Right Now with It’s never been easier!