install SimpleMachinesForum

Install Simple Machines Forum

How to Install Simple Machines Forum using SimpleScripts

  1. You'll need a Hosting Account. See our Recommended Hosts or try it on your own hosting.
  2. Enter your FTP Information into SimpleScripts and select where you would like Simple Machines Forum installed.
  3. That's it! Sit back and watch while we install Simple Machines Forum to your website in seconds.
Simple Machines Forum - SMF in short - is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes.

Its powerful custom made template engine puts you in full control of the lay-out of your message board and with our unique SSI - or Server Side Includes - function you can let your forum and your website interact with each other.

SMF is written in the popular language PHP and uses a MySQL database. It is designed to provide you with all the features you need from a bulletin board while having an absolute minimal impact on the resources of the server. SMF is the next generation of forum software - and best of all it is and will always remain completely free!

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Current Version

2.0.6 Stable - 2 December 2013

Older Available Versions

2.0.5 Stable - 4 September 2013
2.0.4 Stable - 8 February 2013
2.0.2 Stable - 23 December 2011
2.0.1 Stable - 30 September 2011
2.0 Stable - 13 June 2011

License Information

Simple Machines Forum is released under the SMF license.

Bug Reports and Known Issues

We're doing our best to make sure Simple Machines Forum installs smoothly, but problems can occur. If you find something out of the ordinary and you can tell us how you got there, we'll be happy to take a look.

Current Issues

There are no known issues for Simple Machines Forum at this time.