Welcome to the phpBB Extension Database!

phpBB LogoExtensions are downloadable packages which can be installed very easily on a phpBB board to add new features and functionality. The most extensions are developed and maintained by the community. All extensions are contained in the database listed sorted alphabetically. Our crawler automatically searches for phpBB extensions on Github and provides information about the extensions here.

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“To the Future”

In 2007 phpBB stepped into a new era with its release of the now infamous “prosilver” theme. One decade ago we pushed the envelope of what a forum should look like, how it should function, and how we build and customise themes. This year we are announcing our plans to go where no forum has […]

We’re in Budapest!

After several months of preparations and many hours of travelling, most of our team members have arrived in Budapest for our annual team hackathon. Our meeting space was provided by L’Office Budapest. Their great team made sure we got to work in a nice environment in a lovely location. Thanks a lot for your hospitality! […]

Google Summer of Code 2017: Advertisement Management

Advertisement management is easily one of the most requested add-on features for phpBB. In phpBB 3.0, EXreaction’s Ad Management MOD was the 9th most downloaded MOD with over 66,000 downloads. For phpBB 3.1/3.2, community members ranked Ad Management as their 2nd most desired extension. The Extension Development Team at phpBB is happy to announce that we will be […]

An alternative approach to setting up a development environment on Windows

In the last article I looked at setting up a simple development environment on Windows using WAMP. If you would like to review that, please visit https://blog.phpbb.com/2017/02/28/how-to-set-up-a-development-environment-on-windows/ The longer you spend developing software, the more seriously you start to take setting up the perfect development environment. And the more seriously you start to take following […]

How to set up a development environment on Windows

What you’ll need: WAMP QuickInstall phpBB 3.2 As software developers the most important aspect of the development process is setting up a local development environment. The vast majority of web servers run on Linux systems, but most consumer operating systems use Windows. This doesn’t preclude Windows users from developing PHP applications though. There are a […]