Install styles

NOTE: We are in the process of modifying the file structure and configuration for many Bitnami stacks. On account of these changes, the file paths stated in this guide may change depending on whether your Bitnami stack uses native Linux system packages (Approach A), or if it is a self-contained installation (Approach B). To identify your Bitnami installation type and what approach to follow, run the command below:

 $ test ! -f "/opt/bitnami/common/bin/openssl" && echo "Approach A: Using system packages." || echo "Approach B: Self-contained installation."

The output of the command indicates which approach (A or B) is used by the installation, and will allow you to identify the paths, configuration and commands to use in this guide. Refer to the FAQ for more information on these changes.

To install a new phpBB style, follow these steps:

  • Upload and uncompress the new style directory in the styles directory. You can obtain new styles from the phpBB styles database or create a custom style.

NOTE: Depending on your installation type, the styles folder will be in one of the following locations:

  • Approach A (Bitnami installations using system packages): /opt/bitnami/phpbb/styles

  • Approach B (Self-contained Bitnami installations): /opt/bitnami/apps/phpbb/htdocs/styles

  • Log in to the phpBB administration control panel (ACP).

  • Navigate to the “Customise -> Install Styles” page.

  • Select the uploaded style and click the “Install styles” button.

    Install style

  • Once the style has been installed, navigate to the “General -> Board settings” page.

  • Activate the new style by selecting it as the “Default style” and “Guest style” and setting the “Override user style” field to “Yes”.

  • Click “Submit” to save the changes.

    Activate style

The new style will now be activated for all users.

Last modification December 21, 2022