MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud is a basic guide which will help most of the users to run MyBB Forum software with free SSL on Heroku Cloud in this text guide. This a texual guide on Installing MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud and over 70% users will able to follow. For those who an not follow, for them there will be a step by step video guide on how to install MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud will free SSL. Those who will be reading this guide after few days or more after publication, please look this website by searching for the video guide.
MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud : Basic Idea
There are lot of guide articles on Heroku Cloud in this website. Please search with Heroku Cloud in the search box of this website. This is recommended for the fully new users. Heroku is a PaaS and has git access. If you signup as Facebook hosted app, you will get the SSL for free. That was demonstrated here on WordPress Heroku Blog as Facebook App guide with links. Those who have zero idea about git can read this guide.
MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud : Basic Guide
So the basic steps for creating MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud is starting with creating a Facebook App which we have a guide. Next clone the repo from command line. Delete the index.php file from there – that is of Facebook App. We need the rest of the things as Facebook SDK will be needed if you want easy integration. I have ready made MyBB git available here :
Move all the files from MyBB folder to root. Actually you will need a real webroot and other things which are not installed on Heroku. Read this Advanced Commands for Perfect Setup of Heroku to setup that part.
There are few options for the database :
- Using any MySQL database as a service like from Rackspace
- Using PostgreSQL database of Heroku (MyBB supports PostgreSQL, MySQL and MySQLi)
- Using alternative Heroku databases like we mentioned on Heroku Addons.
Push it and normally install MyBB Forum on Free Heroku Cloud. Try yourself first. If you can not manage then see the video guide for all the commands.