How to install phpBB in Softaculous?

phpBB is a content management system application that is mostly used for bulletin board. An easy way to install phpBB is through the cPanel via Softaculous Apps Installer. Please be guided by the instructions below.

Install phpBB in Softaculous Apps Installer

Step 1. Log in to the cPanel.


Step 2. Click on phpBB under Softaculous Apps Installer.



Step 3. In the installation page of phpBB, click on Install.


Step 4. You will be redirected to the settings page. Choose on the following for the Software Setup:

Protocol: This has http://, http://www., https:// and https://www.

Choose Domain: If you have multiple domain names, choose on the desired domain you want to install phpBB for.

In Directory: This will be the directory where the phpBB files are saved.


Step 5. In the Board Settings, you can modify the Board Name, Site Description, and Board Email Address.


Step 6. Enter the Admin Username, Password, and Admin Email Address.admin-account-phpbb

Step 7. Select the language you want to use for the website.language-phpbb

Step 8. Modify Advanced Options. Take note of the Database Name and Prefix since this will be useful for troubleshooting purposes.



Step 8. Click on Install button to continue with the installation which may take a few seconds or minutes.

Step 9. Take note of your phpBB URL and Administrative URL.


Do not hesitate to contact our support team if you have further questions.

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