Ok, so vb3 forum is at domain.com/forum
I install xf to domain.com/newforum
I perform upgrade
Verify xf is working with the vb3 data n all is well
Delete contents of domain.com/forum that contained the vb3 files
Move contents of domain.com/newforum that held the upgraded xf forum to...
Getting closer to actually doing it... just want to make sure I'm doing it right :p
1- Should I install XF in the same directory as my existing VB3?
If I do, are any of the VB3 files overwritten... I'm worried if XF fails at the import I'd also lose my live VB3 one and will have to restore it...
Ok, when doing final import directly from the live vb3, I close the vb3 forum, then upgrade to php7, then install xf, then import?
In other words when do I upgrade php from 5 to 7 in the process?
Thanks for the confirmation.
I guess I should have noted that the vb3.8.11 forum is running php 5.x but xf want 7.x
How would I do the test setup to make sure everything good if I just install into new folder since I'd have to upgrade php n that would kill my live vb3 forum?
That's why I was...
Sorry but I'm a noob now ... did the initial vb install almost 20 yrs ago lol but I'd like to at least try this conversion myself.
I've been reading through these forums to try and understand the import process prior to buying XF.
I'm running vb3.8.11 and will move it to XF.
It's on a VPS with...
Sorry but I still don't see what I'm looking for. Maybe my poor explanation...
Here's what I see:
Notice, My mouse is over the title and a popup comment shows the text.
What I want to see is the popup characters always directly under the title and NOT in a popup. I don't want to have to...
I'm running vb 3.8.11 and thinking to get XF. Some questions:
If I look at a topic here I have to move my mouse onto thread title to see the first 150(or whatever number) of characters of the post. My existing vb3 forum has the first 150 characters of the post underneath the title so the...