Installing PHPBB3

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Bennay
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Installing PHPBB3

Post by Bennay »

Hey all!

Just recently I purchased a site of my own. I would really like to insert a forum, which has brought me here. Unfortunately, its not working. I feel that I followed the instructions, provided here, correctly but with no avail. After uploading everything in the zip file to my website, I then go to the extension
/phpbb3/install/index.php which leads me to a missing link with no install prompt. Any ideas to what could be wrong? I hope this makes since, I'm a bit of a newbie with all this stuff :?
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A_Jelly_Doughnut
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

Post by A_Jelly_Doughnut »

There are two possibilities:

1) You did not successfully transfer the files to your web host.
2) /phpbb3/install/index.php is not the directory you used. phpBB3 is the default, note the capital "B"s.
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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How would I be able to tell if it wasn't transferred correctly?
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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Can you see all the files you copied up on your web server?
Did you check the case of the letters in the path as A_Jelly_Doughnut suggested?
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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Checking now, thanks for the quick responses guys. I'll let you all know how it goes, after I re-upload everything.
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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Ok, uploaded everything again. And made certain that the BB was capitalized. Leads me to a blank page. No error or anything, just simply a blank page.
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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What company is your web hosting with?
If it is Godaddy, are you on a Windows server?
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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Yes godaddy, and yes Windows
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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Bennay wrote:Yes godaddy, and yes Windows
Is that bad? :|
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Re: Installing PHPBB3

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*bump*

I really need help with this guys. Anything would be appreciated
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