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XF 1.1 Exporting / Importing user data / posts

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by toodlez, Aug 8, 2013.

  1. toodlez

    toodlez Active Member

    Okay, so I have a forum that is a lost cause (on XF) and am moving my server also over to a VPS server from shared...

    I am going to be deleting that shared account, and doing a fresh install of XF on my VPS server...

    How would I go about at the very least exporting / importing my users from the old forum to the new fresh install?

    Also can I do the same with all posts, and/or the boards? It's a ***** to have to re-create 40 boards and categories.

    Oh also, I would be going from a 1.1.3 board to a 1.2 board if that makes a difference

    Thanks much
  2. toodlez

    toodlez Active Member

    bump... any help ?
  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Why not just move the database and files over if you are importing directly? Uninstall any add-ons you have and you should end up with a stock database.
  4. toodlez

    toodlez Active Member

    I'm having major issues with my shared server and my XF.

    I can give it a shot though, just uninstall on the admin end for the add-ons and then export my database in phpmyadmin?
  5. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

  6. toodlez

    toodlez Active Member


    I would then import the database tables after I set up the database on mysql and install xenforo again?
  7. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    You wouldn't install XenForo if you transfer the database. Just make sure your configuration file is hooked up properly to the new database.
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  8. toodlez

    toodlez Active Member

    I deleted the taigachat, yet the templates for dark_ are still in the style.. Is this a problem (I assume it could be since I will be using the pro version) and how do you even delete a template in the admin side?
  9. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Revert the template (red x). If its not attached to an add-on or there doesn't exist a master style equivalent (this is hidden to most admins), it will be removed.

    You should remove any templates.

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