phpBB Extension - Auto Groups

An extension that can automate the process of adding and removing users from groups upon reaching specified milestones related to their post count, age, membership, and warnings count.

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Authors of extension

  • Marc Alexander Marc Alexander
    Role: Extensions Team Consultant
    E-Mail: admin (at)
  • Michael Cullum Michael Cullum
    Role: Extensions Team Consultant
    E-Mail: michael (at)
  • Matt Friedman Matt Friedman
    Role: Extensions Development Team Lead
  • Nathan Guse Nathan Guse
    Role: Former Extensions Development Team Lead
    E-Mail: nathaniel.guse (at)
  • Clemens Husung Clemens Husung
    Role: Extensions Development Team
    E-Mail: wolfsblvt (at)
  • Lukasz Kaczynski Lukasz Kaczynski
    Role: Former Extensions Development Team Member
  • John Peskens John Peskens
    Role: Former Extensions Development Team Member
    E-Mail: info (at)
  • Ruslan Uzdenov Ruslan Uzdenov
    Role: Extensions Development Team

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 Auto Groups 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/phpbb/autogroups, 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 Auto Groups 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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phpBB Auto Groups Extension

This is the repository for the development of the phpBB Auto Groups Extension

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  1. Download the latest validated release.
  2. Unzip the downloaded release and copy it to the ext directory of your phpBB board.
  3. Navigate in the ACP to Customise -> Manage extensions.
  4. Look for Auto Groups under the Disabled Extensions list, and click its Enable link.
  5. Set up and configure Auto Groups by navigating in the ACP to Users and Groups -> Manage Auto Groups.


  1. Navigate in the ACP to Customise -> Extension Management -> Extensions.
  2. Look for Auto Groups under the Enabled Extensions list, and click its Disable link.
  3. To permanently uninstall, click Delete Data and then delete the /ext/phpbb/autogroups directory.


  • Important: Only official release versions validated by the phpBB Extensions Team should be installed on a live forum. Pre-release (beta, RC) versions downloaded from this repository are only to be used for testing on offline/development forums and are not officially supported.
  • Report bugs and other issues to our Issue Tracker.
  • Support requests should be posted and discussed in the Auto Groups topic at

Extending Auto Groups

Auto Groups can easily be extended by experienced extension developers. View the Extending Auto Groups Wiki Page to learn how.


GNU General Public License v2


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Last updated: 29. July 2018 05:37:42

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