fbpx

How to Install phpBB Forum via Softaculous in cPanel?

How to Install phpBB Forum via Softaculous in cPanel?

Install phpBB Forum

1. Log into your cPanel account.
2. In the “Software” section, click on “Softaculous App Installer” Icon.

3. cPanel will redirect you to the Softaculous Panel.
4. On the left side of your screen you should locate the “Forums” category. Click on it and then click on the “phpBB” link that will appear.

5. Click on the “Install” button

6. Fill the necessary field under the “Software Setup” field:

  • Choose Protocol:You can leave this as it is.
  • Choose Domain: If you don’t have multiple domains of Server, leave this as it is.
  • In Directory: If you want to install this in a directory, for example example.com/forums, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave this blank to install in your main domain example.com

7. Enter the following details under the “Board Settings” field:

  • Board Name: Name of the forum
  • Site Description: Site Description
  • Board E-mail: The forums e-mail address

8. Under the “Admin Account” field enter the following information:

  • Admin Username: Your new phpBB username (for security reason do not use the “Administrator” or the “Admin” username.)
  • Password: Use a strong password.
  • Admin Email: Your e-mail address.

Note: Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your phpBB Forum.

9. Enter the following details under the “Choose Language” field:

  • Select Language: The default language of the forum is English.

10. Advanced Options: Leave this as it is, unless you want to change the database name or take an automated backup. Please note that taking frequent backups may take a lot of disk space.

Finally, scroll down to the end of page and click on the Install Button.

Facebook
Google+
Twitter
LinkedIn
Pinterest

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do You Want Cheap VPS Hosting?
Save 50% On Your VPS Hosting
save 50%

READ MORE