phpBB 3 series

12. How to install phpBB from Fantastico

This tutorial assumes you've already launched the Fantastico application

Now let's learn how to install phpBB

1) Click the phpBB link here

This is the phpBB installation screen

phpBB is a widely popular open-source bulletin board package that works well, has a simple user interface and admin panel, clean look, scales well, and can be customized

2) Click the New Installation link here

3) Enter the name of the directory you want to install in... or leave this field blank for installation in the root directory

4) Enter an admin username and password in the following boxes

5) Enter a short description

6) Then enter an admin email address

7) When ready, click here to install

8) Click here to finish the installation

That's it! phpBB has been successfully installed in your account, and is ready for you to start configuring it

9) Click here to login to your new installation

Login using the admin username and password you assigned during installation

Your new installation is now listed here on the script's home page. From here you can visit the site by clicking here.... or remove the script from your account by clicking here

This is the end of the tutorial. You now know how to install phpBB to your account from within Fantastico