07-12-2017, 10:52 PM
MyBB is a forum software that powers hundreds of thousands of
engaging, powerful, and unique
communities across the internet.
Here is a short tutorial for mybb newbies, okay let's start!
How to install Mybb
Although almost all web hosts have "apps auto installer" or "auto installer" where you can install Mybb directly without downloading it on your computer, web hosts like byethost,vhosting and megahost supports "softaculous" .
But in case your web host doesn't support auto installer, you can visit Mybb official site [ http://mybb.com ] and download the latest version as an achieved file,then upload and extract the script through your file manager or a ftp client.
How to download and install MyBB theme
You'd like to change your forum look to a more beautiful and cool one , then you have to change your theme!
You can download Mybb theme either mobile or desktop view via https://mods.mybb.com/themes ,a you can also download a more beautiful theme via https://jdtrendz.com/Forum-MyBB-Themes .
How to install - Since mybb theme is an archived file, look for any file unzipper online and download the contents in the file.
After that, login to your admin account, then click on Templates & Style >> Themes >> Import a theme, You can either upload the theme from your computer or via URL.
NOTE: upload the one that ends with .xml
How to install a plugin
You can download any mybb plugin from https://mods.mybb.com/mods or any other site, then login to your ftp client or online file manager and click either "htdocs" or "public_html" depending on the one you saw, then go to inc >> plugins , then upload your plugin and extract it.
Then go to your admin panel and click configuration >> plugin , you will see the one that you uploaded right there! all you need is to "install and activate"
How to customize your template
In your admin dashboard, go to templates & style >> templates , you will find the name of the theme that you are currently using and the default theme, e.g if you are using netpen pro theme, you have to click on it and edit it to your taste
NOTE: you must have a knowledge about html and some programming codes before you start editing your template otherwise just leave it or inbox me to customize it for you.
You can view more tutorials at https://community.mybb.com
Do you have any questions? Comment below