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Riksa
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Simple Machine Forum -> phpBB

Post by Riksa » Tue Nov 15, 2016 7:07 am

Hello, is it possible to transfer simple machine forum user (IDs) and the writings of phpbb platform?
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Re: Simple Machine Forum -> phpBB

Post by JimA » Tue Nov 15, 2016 2:11 pm

That would depend slightly on which version of SMF you're currently using and what exactly you're doing. It's currently only possible to do a full conversion of an SMF board to a phpBB board. All users/posts/forums would be taken over. Merging some SMF information into an already existing phpBB board is hard.

If you're using their currently latest stable 2.0.x line, you can use this convertor to convert your board from SMF to phpBB 3.0. From there, it's just a case of simple file replacement to upgrade to phpBB 3.1. :)
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Re: Simple Machine Forum -> phpBB

Post by 3Di » Sat Nov 19, 2016 9:44 pm

http://en.homebrewgr.info/post/convert-smf21-phpbb31/
-> seems to be the way to follow to go straight to 3.1.x
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