Migrating Your Forum Kunena to bbPress: Automated Migration Solution

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Thinking about your website and forum migration from Joomla to WordPress, but the enormousness of the manual conversion keeps you off the “Go” button? Have you ever thought about the automated way of switching from Joomla to WordPress together with your Joomla Kunena and bbPress forums? Keep reading this rich in details tutorial to know how to go through the migration process from Kunena to bbPress without intensive hands-on.

From Kunena to bbPress Migration Details

1. Sign up/Log in

To start your website migration, visit CMS2CMS website and register there your new account. You may also just make a 1-click log in via your Google or Facebook account.

CMS2CMS account

2. Provide Your Kunena Forum Details

There are two ways of establishing the connection to your Joomla Kunena. You can either install the Connection Bridge or Connector Extension. In this guide, we’ll go more automated way. Press ‘Download Connector Extension’ and save the file in a ZIP format to your computer.


Now, install the extension to your Joomla site:

  • Go to Joomla admin board -> Extensions ->Install
  • Upload the file.


After, go to the Components section, find CMS2CMS Connector, and log in to your CMS2CMS account.


Now, press the ‘Proceed’ Button.

3. Connect to Your bbPress website.

Please download CMS2CMS Connector Plugin. Then, go to the Admin Panel -> Plugins -> Add New -> Upload Plugin.

  • Choose the downloaded file in zip format and click the “Install Now” button.
  • Go to Admin -> Plugins, activate the “CMS2CMS Connector”.
  • Enter your CMS2CMS account details and press the “Continue” button.


4. Select the Entities You Wish to Migrate and Run Free Demo Migration.

Choose the entities you wish to migrate as well as additional options if needed. After, start your free Demo migration. If you’re confident with your choice, you may also skip this step and migrate all of your content straight away.


5. Perform Full Migration

If you are happy with the demo migration results, it’s about time to migrate your website together with the forum. Just press ‘Complete Migration’ button and all your content data will be migrated from Kunena to WordPress bbPress in a few split moments.


That’s it!

Enjoy the results!

The supported Entities of Joomla Kunena to WordPress bbPress Migration



So, don’t hesitate anymore, perform your free Demo Migration of Joomla website together with Kunena to bbPress automatedly with CMS2CMS and forget about any migration troubles.

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Valentyna Tysiachna

Valia is a vivid CMS platforms observer, that’s why she found her dream job of marketer manager at CMS2CMS migration service. Keen English learner, music lover and passionate content writer, she enjoys constant improvement and is open to challenges.
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