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Want to buy xforo currently vb5 have some ?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Mucker15, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    Hello my name is mike I run ny5thgen.com a forum and car club in New York we just upgraded to vb5 and it's been terrible, the basic function of the forum is gone. I'm in the process of trying to get my money back.

    My question to you ,
    Can I change to xenforo and tansfer our forum , keep my information members lists etc.... ( it's been 4 years worth of information )

    Is there anyone here that offers that service ? If so how much ?

    I have heard there is no way to do it yet for vb5 so I would have to go back to 4.

    Any responses are greatly appreciated
    Thank you
    Mike
    Mcals@aol.com
     
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Unfortunately there isn't a direct importer from vB5 to XenForo.

    I believe you can first convert to IPB and then to XenForo but I'm not aware of anyone who has done that.
     
  3. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    Thank you for the response our plan is to g back to vb4 then come over to xenforo can that be done and if so who offers that service price ?
     
  4. seojoseph

    seojoseph Member

  5. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    There is a built in vB4 importer - it's very easy to use.
    The FAQ in my signature has a screenshot of what is imported.
     
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  6. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    I'll look at it but I'm not an IT guy at all
    Going to contact the guy above
     
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  7. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    @Jake Bunce is a moderator on here and also offers conversion services and is probably THE expert on converting VB to XF.
     
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  8. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    Ok I'll contact him for a price in a few
     
  9. Adam Howard

    Adam Howard Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the referral and vote of confidence :)

    However, I will not be accepting new customers for myself, until after I have successfully migrated all my current customers (that include yourself) to XenForo 1.3.

    I believe quality support is better than quantity and I am reserving my current time to the current customers I already have. :)
     
  10. topcat

    topcat Well-Known Member

    the import of xenforo from vb4 is very easy, you really dont need to be an IT guy. if you can install a forum you can import one.

    Done it twice now with a forum that was 7 years old and one 3 years old.

    You may as well have ago your self it can be done one step at a time and doesn't effect your original forum so if something doesn't go right its no harm done, just have another go, but really nothing should go wrong
     
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  11. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    We have converted vB5 boards to XenForo like Tonmo.com
     
  12. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    If anyone is willing to help please pm me i just need to know price turnaround time etc.....
     
  13. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    I've started a conversation with you Mike.

    Regards
     
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  14. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

  15. Mucker15

    Mucker15 Member

    Done Claudio was great
     
  16. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    Thank you Mike! :)
     

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