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Default 02-15-2009, 12:13 PM

So is there a tutorial for how to get a forum up in running with simplistic steps?
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Default 02-15-2009, 12:20 PM

I did a few of those, just check http://blog.outlaw-forum.info/category/how-to%C2%B4s/

There are tutorials for phpbb, smf and i think mybb as well
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Default 02-15-2009, 12:22 PM

What do you think is better SMF or Phpbb?
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Default 02-15-2009, 12:32 PM

What do you mean in your tutorial by uploading via ftp?
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Default 02-15-2009, 12:57 PM

If i had to choose i would choose phpBB.
"Uploading via FTP" is one way of getting the files on the server. See, when you download a forum script and extract the archive you end up with a considerable amount of files and folders. These need to be transferred to the server that hosts your website. Most common options for doing so is either a FTP client or the cPanel File Manager. For setting up a FTP client like Filezilla i did this here -> http://blog.outlaw-forum.info/2008/0...-your-account/

Though itīs for a different host most of the tutorial can be used for configuring Filezilla for 000webhost
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Default 02-15-2009, 01:04 PM

Ok I uploaded all my smf files
I can see the files in my file manager
What do I do now?
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Default 02-15-2009, 01:06 PM

How do I install it?
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Default 02-15-2009, 01:13 PM

What do you mean by this?:

All files uploaded ? Good, then all that is left to do is to point your browser to the installscript of the forum, which usually can be found at

http://www.yourdomain.com/forum/install.php

And yes, you have to replace www.yourdomain.com/forum with the path to where you uploaded it, but thatīs not too hard or is it ? So i wonīt bother going into more details here, and proceed to the actual installation that is triggered when opening the /install.php file. You will then see the first screen of the installation which looks like this:
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Default 02-15-2009, 01:15 PM

How do I open the php file too?
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