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alright so in this tutorial I want to cover how to install PHP BB through Hostgator and quick install and if you didn't know PHP vb is a message board slash forum software it's free it's open source and it can very easily be installed through quick install at Hostgator so to start we'll want to log into our Hostgator control panel typically that's going to be your domain name forward slash cPanel so in my case I'm going to use a demo URL slash cPanel here and log in with your Hostgator accounts username and password alright once we're logged into the Hostgator control panel I'm going to scroll down to the software services section and click on the quick install icon all right we'll see under forum software here the PHP BB link and click that and go ahead and hit continue so the application URL that's going to be where PHP VB will actually be installed we can leave this field blank however that'll be installed to the root of your domain name and if you already have a website there might not be a great idea so in our case we want it to be installed to slash forum so in your case if you put in forum there it will be your domain name slash forum and let's go ahead and enter a valid email address make sure this works because your password will be emailed to you there and we can leave the rest of these fields on the default value now go ahead and click install now and quick install will begin downloading PHP BB and configuring your databases and setting everything up for you give it a few seconds to run and now it's finished so you'll see a message similar to this and you can click the link here and that will bring you to your newly installed message board and we can see our URL is slash forum and we can see our new PHP PV installation so now you'll want to check the email address that you put into quick install and you should have received an email with a password so let me go ahead and pull up mine right here this is my admin password so I'm going to copy this and log in here the username will be admin and let's paste that password in and click login all right let's go back to the previous page and let's go into the first category it's called your first forum and let's create a new topic and we'll give it a rad smiley face there and my first PHP VD thread will be the subject put in some content here all right cool so you can preview it save the draft or in our case let's go ahead and submit it and the post has been successfully saved and there's our new thread and if we go back to the category into the forum we'll see it's been posted there .

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Quick tutorial on installing phpBB through the QuickInstall tool on your HostGator.com account. This video walks you through how to install phpBB forum software and create your first forum post on your own phpBB thread.

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