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How to Migrate from MyBB to vBulletin

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Migrate your forum from MyBB to vBulletin with CMS2CMS. Forget about hours of copy/pasting as CMS2CMS automates the process of migration. The whole migration will take in average 15 minutes. Try to migrate right now, we are sure you won't regret it.

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How to Migrate from MyBB to vBulletin

  1. 1. How to Migrate Forum from MyBB to vBulletin by CMS2CMS Team October, 2013
  2. 2. How to Migrate from MyBB to vBulletin? Automated Migration Service
  3. 3. How to Prepare for Migration? 1. Back up your MyBB website. 2. Install vBulletin. 3. Find FTP access details (for MyBB and vBulletin) Find more info in this article
  4. 4. Migration Setup Step 1. Create your account Visit Register your CMS2CMS account or sign up via Facebook or Google
  5. 5. Migration Setup Step 2. Set up your Source and Target sites 1. Type in the URLs your MyBB and vBulletin websites 2. Select your Current and New CMS types
  6. 6. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites 1. Download Bridge file (zip) to your PC 2. Extract 'cms2cms' folder from the zip
  7. 7. o Connect to your MyBB website via FTP o Upload extracted 'cms2cms' folder to MyBB root directory. o Connect to your vBulletin website via FTP o Upload 'cms2cms' folder to vBulletin root folder index.php file Find more info here or watch the video tutorial. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Note. Root directory is the top folder with
  8. 8. Migration Setup Step 3. Connect your Sites Go back to Migration wizard and click "Verify Connection to your Sites"
  9. 9. Migration Setup Step 4. Select Migration preferences and Start Free Demo Migration 1. Select extra options for your migration. 2. 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 Demo migration and start Full migration right away.
  10. 10. Migration Setup Step 5. Start Full Migration Only one mouse click separates you from the new vBulletin forum. After you click 'Start Full Migration', your MyBB forum content will be moved to vBulletin. 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!
  11. 11. Migrate your site now - it's never been easier! Go ahead and start the new life of your website!