In this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to install SMF from Softaculous.


If you’re planning set up your own feature-rich online community, SMF can be a great option. The software application offers you a wide range of pre-built, customizable templates you can use to create message boards. It’s developed in a way to consume least server resources. You can install SMF from Softaculous within minutes.

To install SMF using Softaculous, follow these steps –

1. Log in to your cPanel interface.
2. Go to the Software/Services section.
3. Click on the Softaculous icon.
4. Click on SMF under Forums in left navigation menu.
5. Click on the Install tab.
6. If your site has SSL, select HTTPS as protocol.
7. Enter a Directory and Database Name.
8. Enter a Site Name and Board Email.
9. Enter an Admin Username, Password, Real Name and Email.
10. Click the Install button.

You’ll receive a message in a moment confirming the successful installation of the SMF bulletin board software.

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