Best practices for migrating to hosted Discourse from other forum software


(Brian Adams) #1

I would love tips and insight in to what practices worked and did not work when migrating your existing forum community to Discourse.

As an organization that is moving a 5000 member community from an existing Forum software I am interested in:

  • Preserving search engine rankings
  • Minimizing disruption to the community

The resources that I have found here so far include

Seems like this might be better served as a tag [migration-tip], but lets see!


(Jeff Atwood) #2

I would like to hear your thoughts on how this went @badevguru – what we can improve for the future, now that you have a few months under your belt with the transition.