Internet Forum Content Management System
|Category||[Forum Content Management System], [Self-hosted Platform]|
|Licence||GNU GPL version 2|
|Database||PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server|
|Usage Statistics||CMS: 0.2% (0.1% of all websites worldwide) / Source : w3techs.com|
|Languages||Over 50 languages|
|Similar CMS||vBulletin, MyBB, …|
phpBB is a free flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website. With an extensive database of user-created extensions and styles database containing hundreds of style and image packages to customise your board, you can create a very unique forum in minutes.
Many very interesting features are offered and can be viewed via the following link: https://www.phpbb.com/about/features/
You can also easily install self-contained extensions with just a few clicks to extend phpBB’s features and functionality.
The detailed documentation available on phpbb.com site will help you get phpBB running on your server in minutes. If you have any questions please visit Community Forum where staff and members of the community will assist you with anything from configuring the software to modifying the code for individual needs.
phpBB is one of the most widely used open source bulletin board system in the world.
- Provides the ability to post multiple attachments to posts
- Boasts a powerful plugin system to connect phpBB to other applications
- Utilises an advanced caching system which increases performance
- Administration: Prune Inactive Users, Manage Ranks, Manage Groups, Manage Attachments, Module Management, Manage Bans…
- Password Protected Forums, Forum-specific Styles, Subforums, Bookmark Topics, Topic Participation Tracking, Instant Messaging, etc.
- The CAPTCHA system in phpBB2 has proven vulnerable to automated registrations, with numerous phpBB-based forums being swamped by forum spam.