Friday, May 4, 2012

Steps to move a smf forum to a new host



download all the files in zipped format
upoad it to your new hosting site

goto your smf forums admin>maintenance>database and download the backup file

make a new mysql database and then to to phpmyadmin and upload the backup file

download the repair setting file to your comp and then upload it to your smf folder in the new host
http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/Repair_settings.php
goto your browser and run the file
change the path to the path recommended by the repair file
save and then go to the cpanel and delete the repair file
http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/How_do_I_restore_the_database_data
http://wiki.simplemachines.org/smf/How_do_I_save_the_database_data

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