Time to install a forum called Vanilla on the FREE 000webhost learning platform
Download the free opensource version
Type in your information (it is not required)
This page should appear now!
Once downloaded please upload the install .zip file via File Manager and extract the contents into the folder you’d like to install within i.e. public_html or /community for example.
If you are using FileZilla or alternative FTP client you can use unzipper.php to unzip in the browser like I have down below.
So once uploaded we will extract and move the installation into the folder we want to install within and run the forum from, make this public_html if you only are running this forum on the domain, else choose a suitable subfolder please.
Launch your website in the browser and the easy to follow installer should appear now!
Login to the control panel to begin with creating a MySQL database and username along with password to use.
Hit new database, choose a suitable database name / username / password to use and WAIT until this has created correctly BEFORE proceeding with the installer.
So now you’ve filled in the installer with the relevant information proceed…
Now the administration panel should load up
You’ve got tons of options to change and configure to your liking to make your forum great!
Once you’ve got everything setup the way you want with themes and plugins etc you can login to the admin panel and keep an eye on new signups and just overall maintaining the forum to good standard.