How to install phpBB using 34SP.com One-Click-Installers

Applies to:
Professional Hosting

Difficulty:
Easy

Time Needed:
5 minutes

Introduction

This is a quick step-by-step guide to installing phpBB via the 34SP.com Control Panel.

phpBB is the worlds most popular forum (or bulletin board) software, with a large set of highly customisable key features. For more information please visit: http://www.phpbb.com.



How to install phpBB


Step 1

Login to your account

Firstly, you'll need to login into your 34SP.com account at http://account.34sp.com.

Login to your account

Step 2

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Once you have logged in, click on the 'Manage Sites' icon.

This will bring up a list of websites or domain names you have in your 34SP.com account. Simply choose the website you wish to edit by clicking on it.

Choose 'Manage Sites'

Step 3

Choose 'Installers'

After you have clicked on the website you wish to edit, you will be presented with your website overview page. Choose 'Installers' from the product navigation.

Choose 'Installers'

Step 4

Choose 'phpBB'

The 'One Click Installers' page provides a list of the different installers you can install on your 34SP.com account. To continue installing phpBB, simply click on the 'phpBB' icon.

Choose 'phpBB'

Step 5

Install phpBB

This will bring up a form. Choose the domain or sub domain you wish to install phpBB to. Once you have selected a domain you can enter a directory that you wish to install phpBB to, for example "/forum" will install phpBB to "http://www.yourdomainname.com/forum". If you leave the directory field blank phpBB will be installed on the root of your website, for example "http://www.yourdomainname.com/". When you're done, click 'Install phpBB' to begin the installation.

Please note: The phpBB installer will overwrite any existing content in the directory or path it is installed to.

Install phpBB

Step 6

Finish Installation

After you have clicked on the 'Install phpBB' button, the installation process will begin. Upon completion, the message 'phpBB installed successfully' will be displayed.

The installation process is now complete. To start using phpBB simply follow the login link and enter the username/password provided.

Please note: If the installation process failed, please retry installing the software again from 'Step 1' onwards. If this does work, please contact our technical support team.

Finish Installation

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