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by usju
Fri Dec 12, 2014 7:23 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Generic message import
Replies: 46
Views: 66705

Re: Generic message import

I did a few tests and also the STK mod developer confirms that the topic author problem and the post count problem are not issues with the BBcode re-parse function of the STK but rather are issues with the message import tool. -the post count issue is already there before running the re-parse tool -...
by usju
Thu Dec 11, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Generic message import
Replies: 46
Views: 66705

Re: Generic message import

One other 'fault' seems to be that the number of posts and number of replies in a given topic are displayed incorrectly. For instance, a topic with three posts is shown on the viewforum page as having three replies and the top of the viewtopic page reads: "4 posts". The topic itself displays correc...
by usju
Thu Dec 04, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Mass uploading user avatars (profile pictures)
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Re: Mass uploading user avatars (profile pictures)

I've not found a tool or mod but was able to do it manually. -You'll need to know the relationship between the avatar picture name and the user_id in the database. -You'll need to know the dimensions of each avatar picture. -You'll need to know the avatar 'salt' name (can be found in your database c...
by usju
Thu Dec 04, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Generic message import
Replies: 46
Views: 66705

Re: Generic message import

Thanks for your confirmation. I reported the issues in the STK sub-forum*, but no reply as of yet. The STK has had a related bug with the BBcode re-parce function where it would set the topic author to the 'Anonymous' user. As mentioned, I was able to fix my problem by running the SQL statement post...
by usju
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:57 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Mass uploading user avatars (profile pictures)
Replies: 1
Views: 841

Mass uploading user avatars (profile pictures)

I'm currently converting a forum to phpBB and have been using this generic user import tool: https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=65&t=1494875 Is there a way to mass upload user avatar images? I have the relation between the username and the filename. I can upload them with sftp to the se...
by usju
Mon Dec 01, 2014 6:50 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: [TOOL] Import Users
Replies: 417
Views: 175395

Re: [TOOL] Import Users

Many thanks to the author of this tool and everyone in this thread who posted useful information :P I was able to create 5000+ users without much issues. One problem that I found was that the first user in the csv was always reported as "already exists" so I created a dummy user for the first line o...
by usju
Mon Dec 01, 2014 5:32 am
Forum: [3.0.x] Convertors
Topic: Generic message import
Replies: 46
Views: 66705

Re: Generic message import

Great tool! Thank you Giles314 and everyone that made updates and posted useful instructions and examples :D A little tip of my own (although it might have been mentioned before somewhere): In order to avoid the import timeouts after around ~30 seconds you can temporarily edit your php.ini file (/et...

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