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XF 1.3 Need help installing Xenforo can someone help me?

Discussion in 'Installation, Upgrade, and Import Support' started by JpA, Feb 1, 2015.

  1. JpA

    JpA Active Member

    Hey i'm having a little trouble installing XenForo as it's a little complicated.
    If someone can help, please add me on skype
    Skype: jp.aliprantis
    Please contact me ASAP
     
  2. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    What is it exactly that you are having problems with?

    P.s. Have you seen this link?

    https://xenforo.com/help/installation/
     
  3. JpA

    JpA Active Member

    Yes I have, and I do step one I download Xenforo and put it on my computer but when I get to step 2 (this part) it says:
    "At this point you will need an FTP client and FTP login credentials for your server. If you don't know these, your hosting provider will be able to assist you."
    I don't know what my server is. I have a dedicated server for my minecraft server but I don't know how to install/make it or whatever
     
  4. borbole

    borbole Well-Known Member

    Have you purchased a hosting plan in which to use xenforo? If not, then you will need to purchase one, or use a free host (not recommended).

    P.s. What about a domain name, do you have that?
     
  5. JpA

    JpA Active Member

    Yes I have a domain (killswitchmc.com) and I have a dedicated server do I need still need to get a host? Can't I just host it off my dedicated node?
     
  6. MattW

    MattW Well-Known Member

    yes you can, but you'll need to install a web server (apache/nginx), a database server (mysql) and PHP.
     

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