I am writing some small quick php scripts for copying the Vanilla Forum into the SS Forum.
I am manually just adding the users to the Members table with the correct settings assigned
updating the group table for association
Forums have been created for the Vanilla Categories.
The Discussion from Vanilla are being added to the Post table with the Discussion->FirstComment body and authorid, and the forumID for the CategoryID
The Comments are then added to the Post table with the correct TopicID
While these are beeing added there are lookups to update the authorid with the new Memberid.
If anyone thinks there is a better way to do this write in SS please let me know, or if you would like a copy of the scripts please reply.
Sounds good! If you get the script to a solid working state it might be cool to bundle a whole bunch of these migrator tasks into the module. Internally we just did a phpbb3 -> SS forum which will hopefully be included. Vanilla would be a nice addition to this set of tasks
quick question for you.
do you know how to convert html to the bbcode format easily or to just not use bbcode in the forum ?
vanilla uses html bodies ... i would prefer to not use bbcode on the forum actually if i don't have too.
sorry ... found a good start http://forum.codecall.net/blogs/jordan/209-converting-html-bbcode.html