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XF 1.2 Reimporting after a test vb4 import

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by Mr Lucky, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    I have done a test import and am ready for actual the import/migration of the forum.

    However I only just noticed this:

    Sadly I do not have a backup of the xenforo db before the test install.

    Will it work to just delete all forums, threads users, attachments, avatars etc. and then do the actual import or is it advisable to export the custom style I have worked on and then just do a fresh installation of xenforo and then import the style and do the migration?

  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I would go with the latter.

    Export the style.
    Do a clean installation.
    Import the style.
    Customise everything to suit.
    Then take a backup.
    Mr Lucky likes this.
  3. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    Thanks, that's what I thought is safest.

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