How to set up a phpBB Forum
In this Article, I will be showing how to set up the basics of your forum. If you follow this Article correctly, your forum should be set up in no time. After your installing phpBB, you should see this page. http://i.imgur.com/8TggN6Y.png During installation of phpBB, you would of choose a username and password. Click login at the top right hand corner. http://i.imgur.com/3ChHh2m.png
Scroll down and click on the “Administration Control Panel”. You will be promted to re-enter your username and password. On the side of the Administration Control Panel, click on Board Settings.
At the top, you will set a tab called “Forums” if you click this, you will be able to set up and modify your current forums. You should at following page now:
Once you are at this page, click on the green cog and edit your first category. You can edit your first category to anything you want. Scroll down and click submit once you have found a category name for your forum.
After you have clicked submit, you should see the following page:
Click on the testing category (or your category) and then you should come to the following page. To edit the forum, click on the green cog
Now that you have clicked on the green cog, you should of this page. You now should do the following:
Setting up your Forum
If you followed this correctly, you should now:
Rename “Site name” to your community name
Rename “ Site description” to your website description. This will appear below your community name.
Rename your forum name
Add a forum description
A title and description for your website
Know how to set up forums for your forum.