101: Getting Started in phpBB 3.0
Welcome to our first course on phpBB. This short class will get you started by first explaining how a forum community works. We then take you through the different installation methods of the program. Finally, we will teach you how to log into the program with your administrative user account.
When you're finished installing phpBB, click here to learn how to create your first forums and topics.
How phpBB community software works
Before we begin our tutorial series on using phpBB to create a website, let's first review how the software works and what you can expect.
How to install phpBB with Softaculous
Softaculous is a tool to help you install programs quickly and easily. This phpBB tutorial shows you how to install the phpBB 3.0 program via the Softaculous installer tool.
How to manually install phpBB
This phpBB tutorial walks you through installing the program manually in cpanel.
How to log into your phpBB dashboard
There are different dashboards to log into depending on your role. This phpBB 3.0 article will demonstrate how to log into your Administration Control Panel (ACP).