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From PHPBB2 to PHPBB3 - is it painless?

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Post by Ripley on Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:36 pm

Hi.
I just wanted to know if moving from forum version 2 to 3 was as easy as, say, click on a "convert now" button, or if there are preliminary security checks to be done, things/settings that get lost, in few words whatever is the "risk" of the operation.

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In progress Re: From PHPBB2 to PHPBB3 - is it painless?

Post by SLGray on Fri Oct 26, 2012 11:45 pm

You lost any customized CSS you have added. When you change forum version, the CSS is erased and replaced with new CSS. Some codes will not work on phpBB 3 if the codes were specifically for phpBB 2.


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Post by SLGray on Sat Oct 27, 2012 12:09 am

Also it is easy to change the version of your forum. Go to Hitskins and pick a phpBB 3 skin. When you install it, your forum's version will change, too.


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