phpBB Extension - Hide Bots

Hides robots in the Who is online stats to all but those who are administrators

Authors of extension

  • Rich McGirr Rich McGirr
    Role: Extension Developer

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 Hide Bots 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/rmcgirr83/hidebots, 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 Hide Bots 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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Hide Bots

phpBB 3.1 extension that will not show bots to regular users and guests within the online user list in the stats section. Admins will still be able to see the bots in the stats section.

Build Status


1. clone

Clone (or download and move) the repository into the folder ext/rmcgirr83/hidebots:

cd phpBB3
git clone ext/rmcgirr83/hidebots/
2. activate

Go to admin panel -> tab customise -> Manage extensions -> enable Hide Bots

3. Update instructions:
  1. Go to you phpBB-Board > Admin Control Panel > Customise > Manage extensions > Hide Bots: disable
  2. Delete all files of the extension from ext/rmcgirr83/hidebots
  3. Upload all the new files to the same locations
  4. Go to you phpBB-Board > Admin Control Panel > Customise > Manage extensions > Hide Bots: enable


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Last updated: 29. July 2018 03:44:07

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