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Kunena 5.1.4 Released and Blue Eagle 1.5.1 (23 Sep 2018)

The Kunena team has announce the arrival of Kunena 5.1.4 [K 5.1.4] which is now available for download as a native Joomla extension for J! 3.8.x. This version addresses most of the issues that were discovered in K 5.1 and issues discovered during the development stages of K 5.1. This is a maintenance release.

× This is for users to help other users, to discuss topics that relate to migrating from other web-based forums and converting the data into a form that will operate with Kunena.

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Question phpbb 3.0 to Kunena

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6 months 4 weeks ago #1 by ntatsis
phpbb 3.0 to Kunena was created by ntatsis
Hi,

is there a way to migrate a phpbb 3.0 forum to Kunena 5?

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5 months 1 week ago - 2 months 3 weeks ago #2 by Slacker
Replied by Slacker on topic phpbb 3.0 to Kunena
Yes, I made a conversion one month ago from phpBB 3.0.14 to Kunena 5.0.13. I am very pleased with the result. The problem is if many members dont have a single post because then they get deleted. I had 2700 members but after the conversion I had 1600 left. You can modify the script for this I know but I have not tested this option myself but it might work. The fix is here message 954:
mixerp.org/forums/thread/364/phpbb3-migration/2
And after conversion Joomla users will get another userid. Might be an disadvantage. I made a more labourious conversion and changed userid for all posts in kunena_messages to Joomla userid. This way I got a perfect conversion, but it took a lot of work. Here you find a tutorial I worked after.

The present conversion script is perfect if userid of Joomla and phpBB 3 is identical and if all members have posts.
[codehttps://www.viska.se/nya-lakemedel/nyheter/339-joomla/7375-tutorial-convert-a-phpbb3-forum-with-jfusion-to-joomlas-kunena-forum[/code]
The link will only work if you change from https: to http: This forum seems to change http: to https: automatically, which gives problems for non-https: sites.

Edit: I made a test conversion for another person with phpBB 3.1 and it seemed to work.
Last edit: 2 months 3 weeks ago by Slacker.

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3 months 1 week ago #3 by diedhert
Replied by diedhert on topic phpbb 3.0 to Kunena
Hi

The link in the post is dead. Can you restore it ?
Can you tell step by step what actions should be taken to migrate the forum (I can't quite follow to be honest...).

Kind regards
Diederik

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