. Log into your SiteWorx account. (e.g. www.example.com:2443/siteworx/ )
. Under SiteWorx Menu
, click the Hosting Features
menu item if it is not already open.
. Click on the Softaculous
. SiteWorx will open a Softaculous Interface.
On the left side of your screen, you should locate the Forums
category. Click on it and then click on the SMF
link that will appear.
Click on the Install
Fill the necessary field under the Software Setup
Choose Installation URL: Choose the appropriate protocol/domain. Inside the "In Directory" field, should you want to install this in a directory, i.e., example.com/directory, enter the directory name. Otherwise, leave it blank to install in your main domain, i.e., example.com
Enter the following details under the Board Settings
Board Name: Name of the forum.
Visual verification image to display: Useful for spam prevention.
Board E-mail: The e-mail address of the forum.
Under the Admin Account
field, enter the following information:
Admin Username: Your new phpBB username (for security reason do not use the Administrator or the Admin username.)
Admin Password: Use a strong password.
Real Name: Leave this as it is or enter your real name.
Admin Email: Your e-mail address. (Useful for administrator account password reset, notification, etc.)
Copy the admin username and password on a notepad because you will need these login details to access the admin area of your SimpleMachine(SMF) Forum.
Enter the following details under the Choose Language
11. Advanced Options:
Select Language: The default language of the forum is English.
Leave this as it is unless you want to change the database name or take an automated backup. Please note that taking frequent backups may take a lot of disk space.
Finally, scroll down to the end of the page and click on the Install button.