Before you build a successful Vbulletin site you need to know the basics.
#1 – Vbulletin Installation
Vbulletin installation is normally very simple. Just follow this basic procedure.
#1 – Create a new database on your server and mark down the database name, username and password
#2 – Unzip your Vbulletin package and open the file config.php.new which resides in your uploads/includes/ directory
Edit your config file to match your database info and save as php which means removing the .new from the end
#3 – Upload everything in your uploads directory to your servers public folder
#4 – go to the following url – Yourdomain/install/install.php and enter your customer number and run the install..
#2 – Vbulletin Set Up