phpBBis one of the most widely used free discussion board scripts. This freeand very powerful application is easy to install and administer. Itallows flexibility in terms of design and organization. WithSiteGround's phpBBhosting package you can use all phpBB features.
With the release of the phpBB3 branch this free discussion boardhas become even more popular. Lots of new functionalities have beenadded. Basically it is a whole new application and not an upgrade ofthe old release.
Fortunately, there is an option to convert a phpBB2 forum tophpBB3 retaining all the content and registered users.
phpBB 3 Tutorial includes:
- How to install phpBB3 on your hosting account through Softaculous, using Fantastico or manually.
In this tutorial section you will learn how to install phpBB3 automatically through the Softaculous and the Fantastico Autoinstallers or using the built-in web interface.
- How to administer phpBB 3
This part of the tutorial shows the basics of the phpBB3 administration.
- How to install phpBB 3 templates
Learn how to add and enable custom templates for your phpBB3 installation.
- How to install a language pack in phpBB 3
Simple instructions how to install additional language packs for your phpBB3 installation.
- How to manage users and groups in phpBB 3
Here you will learn the basics of managing users and groups in phpBB3
- How to convert your forum from phpBB 2 to phpBB 3
Step by step instructions how to easily accomplish a migration from phpBB2 to phpBB3.
- How to create a backup of phpBB 3 forum database
In this section you will find simple instructions how to create a backup of your phpBB3 forum database.
phpBB Video Tutorials:
- Install phpBB
- Configure Installation
- Ban Users
- Edit your Profile
- Manage Smilies
- Reply to Topic
- Forum Permissions
- Manage Styles
- Restore Database
- Create Forum
- Group Permissions
- Mass Email
- Search Tool
- Create New Topic
- Poll Setup
- User Permissions
- Database Backup
- Manage forum
- Private Messages
- Word Censoring
- Disallow Usernames
- Manage Groups
- Prune Forums
- Edit User's Profile
- Manage Ranks
- Register as a User
It is very important that your host is phpBB3optimized. Here are some of the things SiteGround is proud of:
- We offer FREE phpBB3 installation and FREE transfer of phpBB3 forums from other hosts;
- Our servers are perfectly optimized for phpBB3;
- We have long experience supporting phpBB3 forums. There isn't a single phpBB issue we haven't dealt with already;
- Our phpBB3 hosting package is the best offer on the market - it has the lowest price for the quality and features it includes;
Thus if you don't have a phpBB site yet or you are have problems withyour current host, check out our ProfessionalphpBB Hosting. You will get a FREE phpBB3 installation and FREEtransfer of your forum from other hosts!