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Move content of existing forum to new Simple Machine Forum

I have an existing forum that I have spent years developing. Unfortunately, I originally went with a forum provider that does not allow me access to the database, although I have generated all content myself. I therefore want to move the content to a new forum. I have decided to go with Simple Machine Forum. What I need is the following:

- Set up the new Simple Machine Forum (SMF) on an inexpensive yet stable and robust host (cloud)

- Extract all content from existing forum and replicate onto new forum (all posts must be copied with images and other content, and formatting must be preserved)

- Build drop-down menus that duplicates what I have on my existing forum

- Ideally, someone who is familiar with SMF, to create the same functionality that I have on my original forum (the same widgets, the same scripts (if possible), etc).

My existing forum can be viewed here: [login to view URL] Please note the database dropdown menu that needs to be re-created on the new forum.

Skills: Forum Software, HTML, MySQL, PHP, Website Design

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About the Employer:
( 2 reviews ) Trondheim, Norway

Project ID: #19715769

11 freelancers are bidding on average €1432 for this job

meet2amitvw

Dear employer as a core/custom developer i am having relevant skills and experience as you requested in your project description...i can share some demo as well in further chat. can we discuss more on this to get detai More

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cr8tivewebexpert

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nuked24

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shivmirthyusl

Thank you for the opportunity. I can understand that you are looking to implement Simple Machine Forum (SMF) and migrate the posts, functionality, users from your existing forum to Simple Machine Forum (SMF). I am a More

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AyanMukhopadhyay

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omairusaf

Greetings Trond, We were in discussion on your previous project post. I have read the details again and as i proposed earlier, once you provide the access to existing forum, i will be able to fetch all the data includ More

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NinjaWebCorp

We can use OVH dedicated servers, they are cheap and reliable servers at a low cost over aws google or any other provider. Ill be glad to help with the forum migration. Im an experienced web developer and I used to wo More

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shaktistanwar

Hi I am a technical evangelist, developer and can do this task for you. I have more than 15 years of experience in software development and am a Microsoft certified professional.I have strong work experience in React, More

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rwebexe

Hi I can help you in migrating your data with any errors. Having experience of more than 6 years Can we connect and discuss? Thanks

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brownique

Hi, I have clear understanding of all that needs to be done and carried out. in summary, it is all about to migrate the entire contents and style of your forum to SMF forum and make sure it has the same features and f More

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adicoman

Hi, I am very interested to work on your project. I have 17+ years experience in Web Development using a large variety of programming languages, frameworks, database architecture, APIs, CRMs, ERPs, mobile development More

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