phpBB Hosting

By | November 5, 2007

What is phpBB?

PhpBB is an open source forum software.It was created in 2000. It is suitable for new as well as more technically oriented users.phpBB software has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. Like its predecessors, phpBB 3.0 “Olympus” has an easy to use administration panel and a user friendly installation process, which allows you to have a forum set up in minutes.

With a large and highly customisable set of key features coupled with a standards compliant interface, phpBB will grow with, and compliment your website. With millions of installations worldwide, it is no wonder phpBB is one of the most popular ways to create and support a community.

Forum Administration – phpBB has powerful and easy-to-work-with administration panel. You can easily create unlimited number of forums and categories, set permissions, word sensors, mass emailing and smilies, polls, and much more. From there you can also ban access by IP, email address or username. If you would like to see how phpBB works, here you get phpBB forum pre-installed and activated in less than 15 min.

Security – The security of any forum system is a theme of a highest priority. This phpBB is designed specially with strong authorization system and high encryption which helps to save all passwords save. It is also supports URI-based and cookie sessions.

phpBB themes – According to your needs you can set the outlook of your forum . There are a lots of free and paid phpBB themes available on the Internet which you can use. Also, with phpBB you will have access to the CSS(Cascade Style Sheet) so that you can change colors and fonts by yourself. The templates within phpBB are separated from the rest of the php code and new styles and themes can be easily created or integrated.

Members – It has the ability to contain unlimited number of members. With phpBB each one of your community will be able to create and edit his own profile, create avatars, send private messages to other users of the forum, etc. They will not experience any difficulties posting and managing their own posts as phpBB was created very user-friendly.

How to install phpBB?

PHPBB comes in fantastico as well as in cpanel addon scripts. You can install the PHPBB forum software easily.

However if you wants us to assist you with the installtion we will help you to install it. Our techs are at your service 24/7 on our Toll Free number, Chat or Support Desk.