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QuickInstall or QI package for quickly and easily creating a basic phpBB installation with basic data for use in development of MODs | Subscribe to commits list:

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phpBB3 QuickInstall ReadMe

phpBB3 QuickInstall is tool used to manage many installations of phpBB3. It is
not meant to be used on a remote server, it should be used only locally. You
can install a phpBB3 board with one single mouse click. This is useful for
developing modifications, as you won't have any conflicts of different mods.
And might need to install several boards before your testing is done.

Copy the quickinstall folder to your local web space. Make sure boards/,
cache/ and settings/ are writable by your web server.

Download the latest phpBB version from, unzip it
and copy the phpBB3 directory to sources/

Download AutoMOD from or from the AutoMOD repo depending on what version you want. Unzip the
package and copy the contents of the root, or upload depending on AutoMOD version,
directory to sources/automod/.

Then point your browser to quickinstall/index.php. Make sure the directories
boards/, cache/ and settings/ are writable by your web server.
You should be taken to the settings page with some default values filled in.
Check them and change what is needed. You need to fill DB user and password. Then
click "Save". If you don't set a profile name, the name "default" will be used.

After that open index.php in your browser and it should work. If
it does not, seek support here:

phpBB3 QuickInstall is distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public
License 2 (GPL). A copy has been included in the package (license.txt).

I or the phpBB project will not be held responsible for any damage caused by this
script. Use it at your own risk.

Password notice:
The passwords that you enter in the "settings" page are stored in plain text,
these passwords however are hidden in the user interface, but can be revealed
by hovering over the password field.
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