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Building Online Communities with phpBB 2 by Stoyan Stefanov, Mike Lothar, Jeremy Rogers

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Installation

Now that all the prerequisites have been met, let’s start the installation process:

  1. Download: Download the compressed phpBB files from http://www.phpbb.com/downloads.php selecting a compression format that you know how to decompress.
  2. 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 phpBB2.
  3. 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. ...

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