A phpBB to bbPress database converter
I switched my site’s phpBB forum to bbPress, and I’ve released the script I used for this purpose under the terms of the GPL.
It’s largely based on the excellent starting point from Bruno Torres, to which I added some new features — like bbCode conversion with clean XHTML 1.1 compliant output, smily to text transcription, and the ability to import topics marked as closed, sticky and announcements as such.
I made also some little bugfixing, and the resulting script was able to cleanly import almost everything valuable from my old phpBB database.
You can have a look here if interested: http://www.iteisa.com/phpbb2bbpress/
Hope it helps to spread bbPress and web standards all around!
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