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Building Forums with vBulletin by Kathy Kingsley-Hughes, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

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Appendix A. vBulletin Directory Structure

Being able to navigate the vBulletin directory structure makes installation, customization, updating, and upgrading vBulletin much quicker, easier, and safer. In this appendix we will take a brief tour of the directory structure as it appears on your web server after uploading the vBulletin applications.

Tip

Version control

Here we are examining the directory structure of the 3.5.3 version. However, few differences exist between different versions.

vBulletin Directory Structure

vBulletin root directory (this can be the root of the public facing directory of your site)

¦

¦

¦

¦ ajax.php

¦ announcement.php

¦ attachment.php

¦ calendar.php

¦ clear.gif

¦ cron.php

¦ editpost.php

¦ external.php

¦ faq.php

¦ favicon.ico

¦ forumdisplay.php ...

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