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How to install phpBB from Softaculous

This demonstration will show you how to install phpBB from Softaculous.

1 Scroll down until you find phpBB in the list.

2 Select phpBB.

You will be taken to the Overview page where you can view more information about this particular software.

3 Click the Install tab.

If you have multiple domains associated with this account, you can select where to install it.

The next two boxes require a directory and database name, neither of which should exist on the server.

Under Site Settings, enter a Site Name, Description and Board Email. These can be changed later on from the application's admin panel.

Type the desired admin username and password that should be used. Also, enter the admin's email.

In most cases, the defaults above should work fine.

4 Click Install.

After a moment, the software will be installed.

5 Once finished, you can view your new site by clicking this link.

Here is our new forum which is ready to be used.

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