LPH2005 (@lph2005)

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  • Well, this was a mess. I went to bed during a conversion and the computer went to sleep too.

    Apparently, clicking restart checkbox actually restarts converting the same forums again and so there were duplicates created. I deleted everything via the admin panel and started without clicking the restart started the conversion at the same place I left off of the second attempt but the forum slugs used -2 after all of the forums. I tried again checking “clean out” but this did not fix this -2 problem because the script picks up where things left off….

    Should I go into the db and clear things out and start again?

    Update: I just looked in the database and wp_bb_ tables are all empty. So, where are these forums being kept?

    This is a multisite. WP 3.3. Conversion was (is??) vBulletin to bbPress. vBulletin was kept in its own database, separate from WP.


    LPH2005
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    @lph2005

    Just wondering.

    Alpha 2 was installed on a site by downloading the files from trac and uploading via FTP.

    After seeing the notice from JJJ on this site that the beta-1 was released and in the repository, I was curious why the update notice didn’t occur within the control panel.

    Any thoughts?

    I went ahead and downloaded/uploaded through FTP but was just curious.

    I decided not to re-open ticket 1487 but wanted to share the actual resolution: site collapses after uploading latest files.

    1. The theme was returned to WP default.
    2. The bbpress plugin was deactivated.
    3. The 2908 files were removed from the server.
    4. The 2968 files were uploaded.
    5. The bbpress plugin was reactivated.
    6. Permalinks were resaved.
    7. The “discussions” index page was resaved with the new template for index.
    8. ALL forums were re-saved.

    Now, the important distinction in the process is that the 2908 files were removed rather than simply over-writing files. Otherwise, errors are tossed all over the place.

    Hope this helps others playing around with the bbpress plugin.

    Thank you Rich. Yes, I expected that the conversion would be the last part of the coding. My questions really boil down to a curiosity if someone even started to look at this topic.

    Thank you Rich. Yes, I expected that the conversion would be the last part of the coding. My questions really boil down to a curiosity if someone even started to look at this topic.

    I think a couple answers are found by looking at the trac on BuddyPress.

    This file is a “placeholder” uploaded 4 weeks ago… so it looks like a converter is not available yet.

    https://trac.buddypress.org/browser/trunk/bp-forums/bp-forums-bbpress.php

    I think a couple answers are found by looking at the trac on BuddyPress.

    This file is a “placeholder” uploaded 4 weeks ago… so it looks like a converter is not available yet.

    https://trac.buddypress.org/browser/trunk/bp-forums/bp-forums-bbpress.php

    @chuckmac

    I have an installation with a similar issue. Posts show if done from within the bbPress installation. Posts done from within the admin panel do not show up in the site but are in the database and still show in the admin panel.

    @rich-pedley

    Didn’t realize that the movement of theme files was no longer necessary.

    Update:

    Site #1

    I see that the forum theme files are present in the plugin directory. The site is using the bbp-twentyten them on that site.

    Site #2

    Copied files to the child theme for buddypress to work properly. Modified as described above so that the theme understood the css properly.

    PS. Why is my previous post about css marked as spam? I can remove the link to the site but otherwise, thought the information was helpful.

    Did a little install on a “new” site. WP 3.0.1, BP 1.2.6, child theme with nothing but the style sheet pointing to the default so I could add the styles from the bbpress. Copied the bbpress template files into the child theme.

    Now, things worked except they looked awful. Looking at the template code for all the files that started with page (page-bbp_front.php, page-bbp_topics.php, and page-bbp_form.php)

    <div id="container">
    <div id="content" role="main">

    This causes a problem because container is also used by bp-default, therefore any child theme would fail to look good.

    Changed html code to:

    <div id="bbp-forum-container">
    <div id="bbp-forum-content" role="main">

    Then added css styles for the new ids within the styles.css for the child theme:

    Looks OK. But needs work:

    http://www.tuxreports.com/discussions/

    Hope this helps.

    The readme.txt has the short and simple instructions for installing the plugin.

    1. Place ‘bbpress’ folder in your plugins directory.

    2. Activate bbPress.

    3. Visit your Forums settings and configure your forums.

    4. Activate a bbPress compatible theme

    Finally, not in the readme, copy the bbp-twentyten to your themes directory.

    @DeysonOrtiz

    Update: Just re-read all of the things you’ve done.

    Are the file permissions for the directory proper? Is this Linux or Windows?

    OK. Just to verify: Are you saying that the bbpress plugin is not showing up in the admin panel /wp-admin/plugins.php? And nothing shows in the side panels for creating forums, etc.

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