- Navigate to the site www.simplaemachines.org.
- Go to the download option and then scroll down until you find the desired version. It is recommended to use the latest version. Save the file to the computer.
- Before we can download, we need to extract it.
- All the files and the folders will be needed to be uploaded to the directory on your server where SMF is required to be installed.
- Once finished, make sure to check if the files are uploaded properly. Now, open the location where you have uploaded SMF in your browser.
- The installer will guide you through the setup.
- Enter the details and click on proceed. Fill the details on the next page and click on finish.
- Check the tick box to delete the installation files. Click on the link to go to the newly installed forum.
- As we can see, SMF was installed successfully.