Upgrading / Migrating

Boss Theme

Migrate from ‘Boss’ theme to BuddyBoss Platform

In this video we will do a live migration from Boss theme to our new BuddyBoss Platform, showing you every step required for a smooth transition. This tutorial is for customers who are already using the Boss theme.

Checklist

  • 2:58 – Backup your website!
  • 3:35 – Disable all unecessary plugins
  • 5:38 – Upload BuddyBoss Platform
  • 6:13 – Upload BuddyBoss Theme
  • 6:34 – Upload BuddyBoss Child Theme
  • 7:48 – Activate license key for BuddyBoss Theme
  • 9:18 – Enable Forums component
  • 10:10 – Fix Forums permalinks (no longer required)
  • 11:45 – Enable Media component
  • 12:05 – Run Media migration
  • 13:41 – Enable Network Search
  • 14:52 – Enable Follow and Likes
  • 17:12 – Enable Email Invites
  • 18:44 – Delete unused plugins and themes
  • 21:34 – Repair Data
  • 27:05 – Migrate/Test any custom development

Questions?

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