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I have a customer that likes the features in UBB and is seriously considering moving from PHBB3 to UBB.

How would I import his database into UBB from PHPBB3?

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Well, quite simply; without an importer, you can't really do that... And one doesn't yet exist for PHPBB3


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Well, would be more sales for UBB and Rick if Rick made one, wouldn't you think?

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i'd like to see a core, much like vBull does with the impex system. that way writing a new one is less coding and more filling in parameter lists in some nice tiered format (xml) or the like

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Well, Rick did previously state that he's planning to work for something in a later build (v8) that would make maintaining importers far easier


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Hi guys,

Any progress on a phpbb3 importer? I have a set of forums that I want to merge in with our existing UBB forums.

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We don't have this for version 7.x, but we will for version 8. We're completely rewriting the importer system to accomplish a few things such as quicker turnaround in creating new importers.

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thanks for clarification Rick. i'm also using PHP3 and wanted to get rid of it cause of a lot spammers.

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Originally Posted by Osman Yagmur
thanks for clarification Rick. i'm also using PHP3 and wanted to get rid of it cause of a lot spammers.

Actually, there is now an importer for phpbb3, according to this post:
https://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/u...HPBB3_Importer_available.html#Post231031


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