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Converted from Expression Engine to WordPress | 100,000 Threads

Converted from Expression Engine to WordPress | 100,000 Threads

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Case Study: -Expression Engine Site to WordPress

Elite Track is a sports training and conditioning site which hosts more than 3,000 posts, forums with 100,000 threads, and 1800 users. All of the posts, forums and users were migrated to WordPress native plugins. New Forums on converted WordPress site uses BBPress. All posts categories and forum categories were migrated. The ratings in the blogs were migrated too. Forums were connected to Blogs and continue to be so on the converted WordPress site. Plugins used on the converted site were:

  1. BBPress
  2. RV Embed PDF
  3. bbPress Topics for Posts

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WordPress Migration Tips and Tricks

WordPress Conversion is, in general, a tricky subject - conversion to WordPress makes a perfect sense for few sites while it doesn't for others. 1) Don't rush into your 'Expression Engine to WordPress' project without proper evaluation. It is important that your existing assets (such as SEO, Content, Functionality) are transferred effectively. 2) Choose WordPress Conversion Expert wisely - few 'Experts!' out there just copy paste the existing site into WordPress, without centralizing the control to the WordPress dashboard. This beats the whole purpose of your WordPress migration project. 3) Automated software do not cover A-to-Z migration of an existing site to WordPress. Software and scripts are necessary but not sufficient – an experienced WordPress Migration Expert will utilize a perfect mix of both automation and good old hand coding techniques to deliver best results.

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