phpBB Extension - Quick Style

Adds a style dropdown box to the header of every page for quickly switching between styles. Based on the original Prime Quick Style by primehalo.

Authors of extension

  • PayBas PayBas
    Role: Lead Developer
    E-Mail: admin (at)
  • primehalo primehalo
    Role: Original Developer
    E-Mail: primehalo (at)

Install Extension

Install in ACP

Use our Install tool to install this Extension. Navigate to "CUSTOMISE - Install extensions" in the ACP of your forum and search for Quick Style and click the install button.

Manual install

Download the archive of the extension from here and unpack it. Copy then the entire contents of the archive to your phpBB forum to /ext/paybas/quickstyle, maybe you need to remove "_master" from the extracted folder. Now go into the admin area of the forum and chose the tab Customize, in the area Manage extensions is you now the extension Quick Style displayed under the disable extensions. Click behind the extension on the link Enable to activate the extension. After you have confirmed the action the extension is available in your forum.

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Quick Style for phpBB 3.1

Extension for phpBB 3.1 to let visitors quickly switch board styles.


Based on Prime Quick Style for phpBB 3.0, by Ken F. Innes IV (primehalo)


  • Adds a drop-down selector to the header, which detects a selection change and triggers a board style change through the UCP.
  • Automatically redirects back to the original page being viewed after style has changed.
  • Works for guests too, but uses a special cookie instead.
  • ACP module to set guest access and whether to use the default template location: EVENT overall_header_navigation_prepend
  • phpBB 3.1.2 or higher
  • PHP 5.3.3 or higher
Languages supported
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Estonian
  • Arabic
  • Croatian
  • Russian
  • Dutch
To do list
  • Choose a better template event to include it in the header. The current position is not ideal. Especially for responsive layout.
  • Perhaps switch from an old-school