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Installing phpBB using Marketplace

To install a phpBB forum using the Softaculous Marketplace installer,

  1. Log in to your Bluehost Account Manager.
  2. Click the Hosting tab from the side navigation menu to the left.
  3. Scroll down to click the CPANEL button under Quick Links.
  4. Scroll down to Scripts, and click the phpBB icon.
  5. Click Install.
  6. Select Get Started.
  7. From the drop-down menu, choose the Domain Name you would like to use for this application. Anything entered in the field following the domain name will be a part of the URL.
  8. If desired, enter a Directory.
  9. Click on Next.
  10. Enter Admin Information
  • Site Name: This will be the name displayed on your site. This is not the URL, but simply the name used on your site.
  • Admin Email Address: This will be where your login information will be sent.
  • Admin Username: The desired login name for your application
  • Admin Password: The desired password for this application

The installer will take a couple of minutes to install your application. Once finished, you will be able to sign in.

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