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Bought xenforo license. Now want to import mybb to xenforo

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by gginni, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. gginni

    gginni Active Member

    Hello Xenforo Developers/Moderators

    I have bought xenforo license and now I want to migrate mybb to xenforo. I read that it is good to convert mybb to phpbb 3 and then from phpbb3 to xenforo

    Can anyone tell me which converter to use for converting mybb to phpbb3?

    Thanks
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You will need to ask on the phpbb forum for an importer.
     
  3. gginni

    gginni Active Member

    Moved mybb to phpbb and then to xenforo :)

    Didn't face any issue while migration :)

    Now just checking that everything else is fine :)
     
  4. gginni

    gginni Active Member

    Xenforo is just awesome :)
     
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  5. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    Welcome to xenforo :) Glad to see that your conversion went smooth.
     
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  6. gginni

    gginni Active Member

    Thanks bro :)
     
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  7. PatrickGER

    PatrickGER Member

  8. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    Congrats on the successful conversion. :)
     
  9. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

    I found it goes much smoother going to vB instead of phpBB. Of course down side of that route is the license required unless your lucky enough to have an old unused one handy :)
     
  10. PatrickGER

    PatrickGER Member

    I doesent have an vB Lizense :pPPPPPPP
     
  11. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  12. PatrickGER

    PatrickGER Member

  13. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    What are your forum stats? URL? Posts, threads, users, attachments, total size of everything. Send me a PM.
     
  14. PatrickGER

    PatrickGER Member

    i can import self but:
    Schwerer Installations-Fehler

    functions_convert.php [ 655 ]

    Hinweis an Entwickler: $convertor['smilies_path'] muss angegeben werden, um import_smiley() zu benutzen.

    Fatal installation error
    Fatal installation error

    functions_convert.php [ 655 ]

    Note to developer: you must specify $convertor['smilies_path'] to use import_smiley().


    I didnt know that smiley thing o.o



    edit: its very small: ~ 39 user: 1600 Posts
     
  15. PatrickGER

    PatrickGER Member

    okay.. we aborting all actions. i have importet the mybb into a wbb.

    i woult rebuild my gaming forum to a new wbb 4. and maybe use the xf for another project.

    i use the WL importer, if this release and import XF and the old wbb database to the new wbb.

    this is not meant evil!!!

    xF is an good software but my gaming community dont like this so much, before i used xF i used the wbb 3 and later buy the xf and my members doesent like this switch (u know never chance a working system).

    I HOPE THE XF COMMUNITY UNDERSTAND IT.
     

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