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    This is a list of files that need to be removed to make your installation a forum only install, without the suite products. You can remove the list of files before, or after an install. If you decide to remove the files after installing/upgrading you'll need to disable/uninstall the products as well in the AdminCP > Products & Plugins > From the drop down Uninstall/Disable.

    You will need to change the index.php file as well, find:
    PHP Code:
     * Use the CMS as the default script:


     * Use the forum as the default script:

    // require('forum.php'); 
    Change it to:
    PHP Code:
     * Use the CMS as the default script:

    // require('content.php');

     * Use the forum as the default script:


    The file locations are given based on the vBulletin zip file as provided in the members area:
    • upload/
      • blog.php
      • blog_ajax.php
      • blog_callback.php
      • blog_external.php
      • blog_inlinemod.php
      • blog_post.php
      • blog_report.php
      • blog_search.php
      • blog_subscription.php
      • blog_tag.php
      • blog_usercp.php
      • content.php
      • list.php
        • admincp/
          • blog_admin.php
          • cms_admin.php
          • cms_permissions.php
          • cms_content_admin.php
        • clientscript/
          • blog_ajax_calendar.js
          • blog_ajax_latest.js
          • blog_ajax_rate.js
          • blog_ajax_tagsugg.js
          • blog_dragdrop.js
          • blog_grouplist.js
          • blog_inlinemod.js
          • blog_quick_edit.js
          • blog_quick_edit_entry.js
          • blog_quick_load.js
          • blog_quick_load_entry.js
          • cms_textedit.js
          • vbulletin_cms.js
          • vbulletin_cpcms_layout.js
          • vbulletin_overlay_test.js
          • yui/
            • grids.css
        • includes/
          • adminfunctions_cms.php
          • class_dm_cms_layout.php
          • class_dm_cms_widget.php
          • functions_cms_layout.php
          • blog_adminfunctions.php
          • blog_functions.php
          • blog_functions_category.php
          • blog_functions_log_error.php
          • blog_functions_main.php
          • blog_functions_online.php
          • blog_functions_post.php
          • blog_functions_search.php
          • blog_functions_shared.php
          • blog_functions_tag.php
          • blog_functions_usercp.php
          • blog_init.php
          • blog_plugin_useradmin.php
          • blog_plugin_usermerge.php
          • class_bbcode_blog.php
          • class_blog_entry.php
          • class_blog_response.php
          • class_blog_search.php
          • class_dm_blog.php
          • class_dm_blog_category.php
          • class_dm_blog_custom_block.php
          • class_dm_blog_rate.php
          • class_dm_blog_trackback.php
          • class_dm_blog_user.php
          • class_dm_deletionlog_blog.php
          • class_profileblock_blog.php
          • class_reportitem_blog.php
          • class_trackback.php
          • class_usercss_blog.php
          • class_xmlrpc.php
          • class_xmlrpc_pingback.php
          • version_vbblog.php
          • cron/
            • blog_cleanup.php
            • blog_dailycleanup.php
            • blog_pending.php
            • blog_views.php
          • xml/
            • product-vbblog.xml
            • product-vbcms.xml
            • cpnav_vbcms.xml
            • cpnav_vbblog.xml
            • cssrollup_vbblog.xml
            • cssrollup_vbcms.xml
            • hooks_vbcms.xml
            • hooks_vbblog.xml
        • packages/
          • vbcms/
          • vbblog/
    Folder: name/
    Files: name.extension in its folder
    If only a folder is listed, delete its contents (eg: packages/vbcms/)

    If you wish to add them back, reupload the files and run install/upgrade.php and enable/disable the plugins if necessary.

    Attached is a unformated list of files and their folders.
    Attached Files

    • Riasat
      Riasat commented
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      you might wanna mention the version for which this guide is.
      if you are going to keep it up to date, then it is not necessary but still mentioning version number is still a good idea.

    • Ryan Ashbrook
      Ryan Ashbrook commented
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      Originally posted by CuteBaby
      Thanks for the guide. Since the CMS and Blogs can be disabled via the AdminCP, what would be the reason(s) to remove the actual files?
      To ensure that the product is completely removed from your server. Whether it be security, saving space, saving bandwidth, whatever.

      I don't quite understand why you would do such a thing, but some people are like that.

    • Zachery
      Zachery commented
      Editing a comment
      Some people have asked for a list of files, and I provided them This list is as up to date as it gets.
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