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phpBB is an Internet forum package written in the PHP scripting language. More information about phpBB can be found here.

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  • Email address:
    Your email address. You phpBB installation will send error messages to this e-mail address.

    Note: You must enter a valid email address to setup a phpBB installation.

  • Directory:
    The installation directory. If it is left blank the phpBB files will be copied directly to the document root folder. If you provide a name, a subdirectoy will be created and your phpBB files will be placed in this directory.

    Note: Do not install over a previous installation of phpBB! Files will be overwritten without warning.

  • Table Prefix:
    phpBB can use a table prefix to manage multiple forums in a single database.

  • Database name:
    Set the name of your database schema which will be added to your local database.
    After installation you can view this database using phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, or MySQLWorkbench.

  • User name:
    The phpBB admin. Use this user name to log into the admin area of your phpBB installation.

    Note: You will need this user name to login into your new of phpBB installation, please write this down.

  • Password:
    The phpBB admins default password. Use this password to log into the admin area of your phpBB installation.

    Note: You will need this password to login into your new phpBB installation, please write this down.