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Migrates a phpBB forum into a bbPress forum.

  1. Before you start make sure you backup your databases and ftp site. This software does a destructive conversion to your existing WordPress/bbPress installation.
  2. It is recommended that you set up a development server or sandbox environment and do the conversion on that machine before damaging your production server.
  3. Bring your phpBB installation up to date to 3.0.9
  4. Bring your bbPress installation up to date to bbPress 2.0.
  5. Upload forum-converter folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  6. Activate the bbPress plugin first through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  7. Activate the ForumConverter plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  8. Configure the settings information for the source forum
  9. Press convert to start conversion.
  10. Delete the source forum username/password after conversion by saving it.
  11. Deactivate ForumConverter plugin and activate ForumConverter-Auth plugin
  12. Optional: Activate the ForumConverter-Signature plugin to render signatures and edit signatures
  13. Optional: Activate the ForumConverter-Password plugin to edit/remove converted forum passwords

Requires: 3.2.1 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.2.1
Last Updated: 5 years ago
Active Installs: Less than 10


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