A phpBB to bbPress forum database converter
phpBB2bbpress is a script for converting a PhpBB 2.0.X forum database to bbPress "Bix" 0.73 format. It's based on the previous work of Bruno Torres and The phpBB Group.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty; without even the implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This software has been tested only on my own configuration and needs. Your mileage may vary ;-)
Use at your own risk, and do not forget to always make a backup of your databases!
- bbCode to XHTML conversion.
- Smiley to plain text conversion.
- Preservation of topics marked as sticky or announcements.
- XHTML 1.1 compliant output.
- Download and install the script somewhere on your server public HTML path.
- Edit the first few lines to match your database settings and converting preferences.
- Run the script.
This software is licensed under the terms of the GNU's General Public License (GPL) License.
<li> elements inside lists XHTML compliant (bbCode doesn't provide a
</li> closing tag)
- All users are imported with member role. This is not usually very important, but should be fixed.
- Maybe create a bbPress plugin.