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XF 1.1 Redirection of old forum to new one

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Bellinis, Nov 12, 2011.

  1. Bellinis

    Bellinis Active Member

    Our old vb 3.8 forum was in /board
    The new xf at /forum

    I know about the redirection scripts, but how do I direct all old traffic from the root to /forum? (our portal page used to be in the root)

  2. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    If the portal is just one file (e.g. index.php) then you can edit that file and add a redirect to the top:


    ("Location: http://www.yoursite.com/forum/");
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  3. Bellinis

    Bellinis Active Member

    Yes it is, so I will use that. Thanks!
  4. Bellinis

    Bellinis Active Member

    Works good!

    Ok, so now I've used Shadab's & Kiers redirection tools to re-route all posts, but my old vb board is still accessible.
    For example /board still show's the old forum, /board/online.php who's online, /board/search.php te old search etc.

    So how do I redirect everything else to my new board without breaking any of the re-routing rules? Hope you can help me out here :)
  5. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can add that line to the top of vB's includes/config.php file. The redirect scripts won't be affected because they don't use vB's config.
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