phpBB to bbPress Migration

phpBB to bbPress migration

You decided to start over with the new forum platform and don’t know how to get your data from phpBB to bbPress on WordPress with the least hassle and no downtime? Try CMS2CMS and you’ll see how your forum posts, threads, users info etc will be moved from phpBB to bbPress in no time at all. No extra software installations, complicated scripting or data losses - simply indicate your source and target website URLs and have CMS2CMS do all the heavy lifting. So, go ahead and set up the free Demo Migration, - just take 5 mins of your time and see how your phpBB content will suit the new bbPress interface.

Supported Version: 2.x, 3.x
Supported Version: All

What I Can Migrate?

Supported Entities
Forums/CategoriesAfter conversion, the hierarchy and relations between them are preserved.Supported
Forum Posts/repliesPost data: author, content, subject, publishing dateSupported
Forum Topics /threadsTitle, content, author, publishing dateSupported
Forum UsersIncludes user data: username, email, personal details, registration dateSupported
Forum ImagesPictures contained in posts or topicsSupported
Forum AttachmentsFiles attached to forum postsSupported

Notes (migration from phpBB)

“phpBB” is a registered trademark of phpBB Limited

Notes (migration to bbPress)

“bbPress” is a registered trademark of the Automattic
Additional Options
Migrate categories and pages/articles/posts SEO aliases ($1)?With this option, you can migrate the SEO-friendly part of the current site URLs to your new site. Example: If a post URL on your existing site looked like this, on the new site it will look like this
Make URLs SEO-friendly (FREE)?If you choose this option, all internal links (connecting elements inside the site) will be built according to the SEO URLs structure you configured on your Target website.Supported
Migrate images / attachments ($1)?This option allows to transfer your images from posts/articles to the new website.Supported
Fix broken relationships in the database (FREE)?This means the problems with connecting elements in your database will be resolved after migration.Supported
Fix internal links after migration (FREE)?This option allows to preserve the navigation inside your website after migration.
Example. If page A on your current site links to page B, after migration this link will be live on your new site.
Insurance migration restart during 7 days ($5)?This option allows to restart migration during the specified period of time.Supported
Insurance migration restart during 14 days ($7)?This option allows to restart migration during the specified period of time.Supported
Insurance migration restart during 30 days ($9)?This option allows to restart migration during the specified period of time.Supported
Customization Services
Custom Fields ?Related to a post are migrated into body of a post. However, if you want to preserve the current structure of your site - this option is available for additional cost.
Selective Migration ?Particular kinds of content are all migrated to the default one. They can be matched for additional price only.
Migration from Database Dump ?Migration of a particular part of content is available for additional cost.


Watch step-by-step video tutorial on how to perform data migration with CMS2CMS and just in five minutes you will be ready to complete full data transfer from phpBB to bbPress

How Much It Costs?

You may calculate the cost of your phpBB to bbPress migration using CMS2CMS Migration Estimator. Merely drag the slider to show the number of content pages on your site or the amount of threads on your forum. Then select any additional options for the migration and see the cost in the table on the right.
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Estimate Your Own Migration Price

I want to migrate:
Please Enter the Number of Pages
Please Enter the Number of Threads
Please Enter the Number of Users
Please Enter the Number of Comments
Please Enter the Number of Posts
Additional Options
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*Note, some migration options are available only for certain platforms.
The price of the full migration may change according to the number of entities

How It Works

1. Register an Account

2. Provide Your Site's URL

3. Start Free Demo

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Your migration requires customizations or you just don’t have time to take care of it by yourself? Get All-in-One Migration Service and allow CMS2CMS technicians take care of the transfer for you!
Purchase a suitable Support Service Package and your information will be moved according to your needs, saving your time and efforts.

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Migration Setup Assistance — FREE

Migration Setup Assistance — FREE

Get help with establishing the connection between your websites - one of the migration steps. Merely provide your websites’ FTP credentials and CMS2CMS techs will set up the connection bridge on each of your sites at no cost at all.
We guarantee 100% protection to your confidential info.

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15 Minutes' phpBB Migration

On average, it takes only a quarter of an hour to get your website moved

100% phpBB uptime

Data is migrated with no downtime for your current phpBB website

24/7 Live chat support

You will get every bit of help needed and even more

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What People Say?

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Julián Marquina
Julián Marquina

One of my staff found CMS2CMS while hunting for a solutions to move a client's Joomla site over to Wordpress. As the one paying the bills I appreciated the ability to see in advance what would migrate and when we actually did the migration is was exactly what we'd hoped. All the content moved in a small fraction of the time it would have taken to do it in any other way. A big hat-tip to the CMS2CMS folks. It was the first time I'd used the(...)

Dave Davies
Dave Davies

Absolutely incredible service. I haphazardly deleted parts of my site by mistakenly entering the wrong forum directory prior to conversion. At 3AM(!) an online chat rep told me that not only would she be able to restore a backup but then she'd also re-convert my data... ALL WHILE I SLEPT. When I woke up the next morning my site was back to normal and my forums were perfectly imported. Best $26 I ever spent.

Ryan McManimie
Ryan McManimie
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