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Offline Nekobyte

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Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« on: May 05, 2008, 09:04:30 AM »
I've currently got a forum located at the root of my url, ie - hxxp:www.smfforum.com [nonactive]

I'd like to move it to hxxp:www.smfforum.com/forum [nonactive] - does anyone know how would I make this move without losing my settings, posts, etc?

Thanks,
Neko
« Last Edit: May 06, 2008, 12:23:19 PM by Nekobyte »
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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2008, 11:29:45 AM »
Should be able to create the /forum directory, then copy all your files to that directory and run repair_settings.
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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2008, 12:08:15 PM »
Cheers.

How is the repair_settings feature run/activated?
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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2008, 12:21:54 PM »
Put it in the smf folder then browse to it  http://www.smfforum.com/repair_settings

It will show you the correct paths and fix them at a click.

Make sure to remove the file once you have finished.

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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2008, 08:25:04 PM »
Oops, I should have said you can download repair_settings.php from here:

http://www.simplemachines.org/download/?tools

FTP it to your forum directory and then point your browser to it as nightbre said.
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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2008, 04:18:16 AM »
Thanks guys, it worked
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Re: Moving SMF forum to subdomain?
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2008, 09:06:22 AM »
Great.  You can mark your first post of the thread as solved.
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