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Converting from phpbb3 to Xenforo

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Sway, Jul 10, 2012.

  1. Sway

    Sway Active Member

    one of the only things i'm worried about is losing users, and posts.. i know all data is stored in .sql files but i have very little experience with MySQL. I know the basics of it but not sure how exactly i would go about importing the users, sections, and posts to the new forum software, are there any very detailed tutorials out there?
  2. MagnusB

    MagnusB Well-Known Member

    There is an importing script included in core, and it works pretty good (depending on how much you are importing). It is pretty much as simple as configuring the importer and press import.
  3. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    You have nothing to worry about. The conversion will not touch the source forum in any way.
  4. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

  5. Sway

    Sway Active Member

    This is awesome, thanks! :)
  6. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    My conversion from phpBB3 to Xenforo was totally painless and the best move our site has made (y)

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