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Importing VB1.14/1.15 posts into fresh install of vB2

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  • Importing VB1.14/1.15 posts into fresh install of vB2

    I've installed the beta to a seperate directory. I intend to leave it here, customise the templates, add hacks etc, then just point the url from my site to the new location. Seems a reasonable thing to do right?

    However, I can find no option to import vB114 posts into the new board. I see the option for UBB users to import. What am I missing here? Please tell me I just overlooked the option.

    regards - British expatriate community

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    You can't import posts, you have to upgrade the forum. You can make a backup and upgrade it, customize it and then export the templates. You can then upgrade the real forum and import the templates.


    • #3
      Yeah... that makes sense. I didn't think it through properly due to all the excitement of getting v2

      I was thinking I'd have to make an entire copy of the existing board which would have been a nightmare. I was a bit sloppy when I changed all my templates and I have fully qualified urls and paths all over the place.

      But in practice, all I need to do is install a fresh copy of 1.15 into the new directory and import the important tables, then upgrade.

      By the way, the installation went without problems on freedom 300.

      regards - British expatriate community


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