xx Upgrading from v1.1.10

May 24, 2017, 10:57:11 PM by CyberShadow
Hi. I have inherited a forum running version 1.1.10..... which has obviously now stopped working with the PHP update. So, time to upgrade.

I know that the database format was changed with v2 (I think). What are the necessary steps to upgrade to the latest version? I assume that I cant just patch the latest version over, and a previous version will be required to reformat the data correctly?

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question Migration to Grav (CMS)

May 21, 2017, 03:38:33 PM by leojaume
Hi there,

I was analyzing if it'sviable to migrate my SMF 1.1 website to Grav CMS (website is "getgrav")
If anybody has an experience, documentation of anything that may help, please share. I could not find anything related but migration from Wordpress to Grav as it is relatively new.

Thank you so much!
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clip SMF Private Messages "To:" field auto fills with "<HTML>".

May 19, 2017, 10:30:23 AM by mattd99
Hi all, I've been using SMF for a number of years on a forum I run.

A couple of weeks ago some users reported being unable to send Private Messages. When they try to enter a username in the "To:" field it overwrites whatever they are typing with "<HTML>" (including the quotes). The same happens when I try to recreate the issue.

I have tested via Windows (10) and my smartphone running Android, and it's the same on both.

Any ideas on what to do to fix? I am running SMF1.1.21.

Thanks :)
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xx Multiple Questions: 1.1.8 migration, upgrade, WP integration, hired help

May 18, 2017, 06:20:17 PM by needinghelp01
I only have a basic understanding of the technology that runs my site and could use some assistance in understanding the logistics of what we're trying to accomplish, please.

I have a number of questions and wasn't sure if it made sense to break each question out initially, so I'll explain here and see what happens.

I have an old 1.1.8 forum here...

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I used to be somewhat familiar with how to manage and modify the forums and my recollection is that we had some mods that made upgrading the forums challenging and/or not worth it.

However, I've not messed with the forums in many, many years now and would need to hire someone very knowledgeable to assist with any upgrades and migration.

Is it better to attempt an upgrade first or a migration first?

Is there a list of SMF consultants for hire with reviews someplace?

We are just beginning the process of migrating this custom php website (piecemeal over the years) with thousands of pages (not counting forum pages) to a WP membership type site.  WP and the membership software will be the "umbrella" of the new site.

The plan is to possibly move hosting as well, to a managed WP environment from the current dedicated server.

We would like to keep the forums and have the forums integrate seamlessly with the WP membership login function on the new site. Is that doable?

If so, how can we get the existing database of forum members into the WP database for site members?

I'm sure there are other questions I should be asking.  Thanks for your patience and help.

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xx 8192: preg_replac

May 15, 2017, 06:11:06 PM by SteveHG
Hi, anyone know how I can fix the error below?

8192: preg_replace(): The /e modifier is deprecated, use preg_replace_callback instead
File: /home/sites/1b/0/0180ebd4a4/public_html/smf/Sources/Load.php(198) : runtime-created function
Line: 3
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