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OSX Mavericks

Required Software

First, install the following programs:

Installing NodeBB

Install redis with homebrew:

brew install redis

Start redis server, in your terminal enter:


Clone NodeBB repo:

git clone -b v2.x

Enter directory:

cd NodeBB

Run interactive installation:

./nodebb setup

You may leave all of the options as default, except "Which database to use (mongo)", which you should answer with "redis"

And you're done! After the installation, run

./nodebb start

You can visit your forum at http://localhost:4567/