Well, well. Well, well. Well... We're comparing transiting from a blog/cms to forum software here. Not apple to oranges. Hence there will necessarily be extra hoop jumping. But, like any/everything, it can be done. Depends on dedication, money and time.
Be all that as it may, you certainly could do worse than @phenomlab for advice.
Welcome and have a groovy day, eh? 🐕 🌴 🌴 🌴