phpBB - Automatic installation

phpBB is an easy to use and administratively strong forum, developed in open source work by phpBB. In this tutorial you will learn how to use the phpBB Forum automatically via your customer area at

Important: Please note in advance that the Eval instruction must be activated. Check this in your customer area. You can find help on this under the following links:

Activate PHP Eval Instruction

An automatic installation is only possible from the Start Pro 5.0 web hosting package.

Step 1

On our homepage at, click on My Login at the top right and select "Customer Area" to log in.

You will reach the login form by entering your customer number or e-mail address and your customer password and then clicking on the "Login" button.

Step 2

You are now in your customer area. In the left navigation click on the navigation point "Webhosting".


Step 3

In the following menu, click on the "Software" button.

Step 4

Click on the "More" button in Community Builder.

In the software overview, select "phpBB".

Step 5

You will now see the following screen. Here you have the possibility to enter the title of the forum or your e-mail address.
However, the entries do not have to be changed. However, this information does not necessarily have to be changed.

First select the target domain under which the software should be installed.
So that your forum appears directly with input of your domain name, set the point
before "Direct call via domain". If the installation is to be carried out in a subdirectory
or under a subdomain, select this accordingly.

If necessary, enter an alternative directory name in which the forum is to be installed.
If the Joomla-CMS is installed in an already existing directory, all other files and
folder in the directory can be deleted. To do this, check the corresponding box.

Then check the box to agree to the license agreement.

Confirm your entries by clicking on "Install now".

Important note

You will now receive an e-mail with a link that you can use to make all the other settings. After receiving the e-mail, the installation is complete and the software can be accessed under your domain.

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