Information is Power. Help the newbies ! Could the mods/devs/everyone please use this thread to detail the implications of installing xenforo in subdirectory ? (as opposed to installing it in the root directory). Information and Implications of installing Xenforo in a subdirectory (1) Don't install to /forums subdirectory ? If you do ... your site will have urls like www.mysite.com/fourms/forums - [source] Note: It appears that xenforo.com itself installed xenforo in a subdirectory called /community (2) URLs in Xenforo. When your users are on a page or forum or thread, xenforo adds that to the URL. /forum - when in a forum /thread - when reading a thread /pages - when on a page Q: What is a "Page" ? /post - when posting /members - member's Tab /help - Help Tab /account - Account Preferences - http://xenforo.com/community/account/preferences /watched - watched threads - http://xenforo.com/community/watched/threads /search - Search - http://xenforo.com/community/search/?type=post Takehome message: Most people should install xenforo in a subdirectory called /community - just like xenforo.com did. (3) If you want other software installed (Wordpress, a CMS, etc.) on your site, you should install xenforo to a subdirectory. - this avoids clashes with other software's index.php [source] (4) It might help with /mod rewrites ? (researching this). How to move your xenforo install from the root directory to a subdirectory Pretty easy ! Also discussed here.