Now that all the prerequisites have been met, let’s start the installation process:
- Download: Download the compressed phpBB files from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads.php selecting a compression format that you know how to decompress.
- Decompress: Unzip the files to a selected directory, using your preferred compression utility (WinZip for example). If youre installing locally, unzip to a directory within your web root. The top-level directory of the phpBB directory tree will be called
- FTP: If youre installing locally, skip this step. If youre installing on a remote server, copy the whole
phpBB2 directory as-is to the remote server. You can do this easily using an FTP program to connect to your server and transfer the files. ...