Before Installing SimplePortal
SimplePortal is a modification of SMF, designed to provide tools for customizing a website "front page" for an SMF forum. Before installing SimplePortal, you must install SMF and make sure it is working properly. This tutorial assumes that your Forum is working correctly, and that you have read how to install modifications to SMF. You should be familiar with using FTP to move files between your desktop computer and your website.
What this Tutorial Covers
This tutorial will take you through the basic steps necessary to install SimplePortal to an SMF forum. These examples use SMF 1.1.10 and SimplePortal 2.3.1 for this tutorial, but the procedure is very much the same for more recent versions.