How to install phpBB (stepBystep)
How to install phpBB (stepBystep)
How to install phpBB (stepBystep)
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See pictures below in every step for clearer instructions:

 

Step 1: Go to your http://localhost/phpmyadmin/

       1.1: Click "Databases"

       1.2: create database named: phpbb3

       1.3: Click Create

          

       Now we are done create database, let's proceed

 

 

Step 2: search phpBB installer from https://www.phpbb.com/downloads/

           

 

 

Step 3: Download phpBB latest version 

          

 

 

Step 4 Locate the downloaded phpBB installer. Now, extract the zipped file to your computer.

           

 

 

 

Step 5: Double click the extracted folder

         

 

          Once you've double click the extracted folder, you will see like the picture below. Copy the phpBB3 folder..

         

 

 

 

Step 6: Go to your localhost server. Here i am using xampp..type C:\xampp\htdocs then enter

            

 

 

Step 7: Paste the phpBB3 folder to your server (hosting). 

            

 

 

Step 8: Type the url http://localhost/phpbb3/ on yout address bar

           

 

 

Step 9: Go to Install Page

              

 

 

 

Step 10: Click "proceed to next step"

             

 

 

 

Step 11: You will be navigated to other page.. Scroll down and at the button you will see "Start install" click it

           

 

 

Step 12: Fill up the form. Follow the instructions given

             Database server hostname or DSN:       localhost

             Database name:                                 phpbb3

             Database username: type your username

             Databse password: type your password       

 

            Click proceed to next step     

            

 

 

Step 13: Test connection Successful. Click "Proceed to next step"

           

 

 

Step 14: Fill up the form and click "Proceed to next step"

          

 

       

Step 15: Check administrator settings. Tests passed. Click "Proceed to next step"

        

 

 

Step 16: Click "Proceed to next step" 

          

 

 

Step 17: Scroll it down and click "Proceed to next step"

           

 

 

Step 18: To finish installing phpBB. Click "Proceed to next step" 

            

 

 

Step 19: You have successfully installed phpBB. Please click "Login"

           

 

 

Step 20: Click "Send statistical information"

          

 

 

Step 21: Click "Go to the ACP start page"

          

 

 

Step 22: Read the warning

          

 

 

Step 23: Delete, Move or Rename the install directory before you use your board. Go to your localhost --> xampp --> htdocs --> phpbb3

   Inside the phpbb3 rename or delete the install directory

         

 

 

Step 24: Now you can go to your board index.

       

 

 

Step 25: Congrats. You are now at your phpBB index