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Holy Cow! I Took the Plunge

wickedstangs

Well-known member
#1
Ok, I just purchased Xenforo
now where to start?:) Going to need lots of help, Please be kind..

My ultimate goal is to move my existing forum yes vB 4 :( to Xenforo:)
Not really that big of a forum
Wicked Stangs Mustang Forums Statistics



Threads
16,657
Posts
172,005
Members
1,802


This is my original site http://www.wickedstangs.com
going to try and move everything to http://www.wickedstangs.net (New Server)

Need to Import it and How to?
Can someone lead me in the right directions please.

Things, I like to have:
  • Top Banner across the top
  • Events Calendar with RSVP
  • Photo Gallery
  • Chatbox
  • Portal
  • Advertisement locations (Must Have)
  • Shopping Cart for a couple of items
Here are some ideas and site that helped with my plunge:) thanks..
http://forum.318ti.org/index.php
http://www.hotrodbiker.com/xf/


Reasons for the move. I was checking out all the Xenforo forums and love the look of it.. But, most importantly is speed.

Thanks Everyone
Emilio
 

wickedstangs

Well-known member
#7
thanks everyone.. One thing.. I just installed it and no where does it say to remove the install script? Do I remove the complete Install Folder or just the install/index.php ????
 

John

Well-known member
#10
thanks everyone.. One thing.. I just installed it and no where does it say to remove the install script? Do I remove the complete Install Folder or just the install/index.php ????
An install lock file is created after installation to prevent inadvertent re-installs...so nothing needs removing :)
 

Kim

Well-known member
#13
Congrats on your purchase Wickedstangs! Best of luck with the conversion and most of all.... have fun playing with your new xenforo!!! :D
 

Jethro

Well-known member
#14
thanks everyone.. One thing.. I just installed it and no where does it say to remove the install script? Do I remove the complete Install Folder or just the install/index.php ????
Dude don't remove anything, you'll start to see some advantages to that the first time when you upgrade and your board automatically shuts/opens for you :)

Welcome to xenForo.
 

wickedstangs

Well-known member
#18
Another question I just did the importer, lets say I finish the look of the site in a week or so, can I use the importer again before launching the new site?
 

Edrondol

Well-known member
#20
Yeah, do NOT import more than once! I learned the hard way. If you import more than once it will bring in posts/forums/etc. over and over. Your post counts will be WAY off!