febwa1976 (@febwa1976)

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  • Soooo. It works!

    As usual it was the unexpected simple thing. My domain is at one host and the subdomain is at another. The A record was not propogating correctly. I fixed this and the install worked first time.

    Thanks for taking the time to help.

    In reply to: your bbpress

    ergate – looks great!

    OK – This is what I did at the beginning.

    ASO has cpanel.

    I went to cpanel and created “subdomain” called “forum”

    When you do this cpanel automatically creates a directory “forum”

    I uploaded BBpress to this directory.

    I created a database in cpanel and completed the fields in config.php

    I tried $bb->domain = ‘http://forum.domain.com’;

    $bb->path = ‘/forums/’; plus a lot of others.

    Does not work.


    I went to a current subdomain I have http://test.domain.com and in cpanel physically created a directory /forum/.

    I populated config.php with the data and it WORKS! (looks good by the way!!).

    The only thing is that my forum is at


    I cannot get it to the root at


    (by the way when I install WP to testexample.domain.com it works first time every time and I do not have to install it to, and call it from testexample.domain.com/wpdirectory/

    Sorry for the long post and hope it is clear…

    What am I missing here?

    yes its in the subdomain directory. .. I am going to try on a new domain root install.

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