How To Install Invision Power Board [IPB] Forum

In This Post , You Will Know How To Install Invision Power Board ( IPBoard ) On Your Server To Make Your Own Forum Or Community.

How To Install IPBoard Forum

  • Purchase & Download IPBoard Script From Official Site
  • Open Your Desired FTP Client (FileZilla / WinSCP ) And Login With Your FTP Details OR Open Your File Manager From Hosting
  • Upload & Unzip Downloaded IPBoard In Your Desired Directory
  • Navigate To That Directory In Your Browser ( For Example : YourDomain.Com / YourDomain.Com/Forum ). You Can See Welcome Message.

  • Click On Start Installation.

  • There Will Be A System Check ( PHP Requirements , Memory Limit ).  Click Continue To Proceed The Installation

  • Enter Your Purchased License Key And Click On Continue Button.
  • Choose Your Desired Application To Install And Click On Continue. If You Are Using Normal Hosting Then Select System,Forums And Downloads Only Otherwise If You Are Using VPS , Then Select All

  • Enter Admin's Display Name , Email , Password & Click On Continue

  • IPBoard Will Start Installing , It Will Take Some Time

  • All Done. IPBoard Installed Successfully. Open Your Forum Homepage By Clicking 'Go To Suite' Button Or Open Admin Panel By Clicking 'Go To AdminCP' Button.


How To Create Database

You Can Create Database Using Two Methods . First Is Using Your Hosting's CPANEL DataBase Wizard. Second Is Using Using phpMyAdmin

Create Database Using phpMyAdmin

  • Open Your Hosting's CPANEL
  • Goto DataBase Section And Select phpMyAdmin
LocalHost Server phpMyAdmin

  • Click On New , Enter Database Name & Create
  • Go Back To phpMyAdmin HomePage , Click On User Account From Top And Click On Add User Account

  • Enter UserName , HostName & Password . In Global Privileges Section Check All The Elements And Click On Go

  • GoTo User Accounts , Click On Edit Privileges Of Your User Which You Just Created.Choose Database And From The Table , Choose Your Database Name And Click On Go. Then Check All The Privileges.

  • Done , Your User For Database Is Created.