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thurmanoid
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All I Have is a registered domain

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I'm finding the process of setting up a forum site to be more complicated than I think it needs to be. I have a domain name registered, and I understand I need a host. Can someone walk me through setting up a cheap web host service, installing phpbb to that host, and linking my domain name?

The domain is registered, I can afford probably around 60-100 a year for the hosting.

Any guidance you can offer me is greatly appreciated
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halil16
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Re: All I Have is a registered domain

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First of all, which country are you in or what language will your forum be in? It depends on the audience you target, but for example, if it is a Turkish, it makes more sense to get service from a hosting company in Turkiye.

How you choose hosting may vary depending on your project, but an affordable option is sufficient in the first place.
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We cannot really recommend a host, but we do recommend that you visit WebHostingTalk. There are plenty available for under £3/month for the first three months some are even free for the first year. The Quickstart guide should help you with any questions you may have about installing phpBB.
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Re: All I Have is a registered domain

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Generally, your host can handle linking the domain to your account.
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