phpBB Features

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General phpBB
Version
3.0.8
Release Date
2010-11-19 (8 years ago)
Last Update here
2011-06-22 (7 years ago)
Author
The phpBB Group
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
License
General Public License
License cost
0.00
Main View
Thread-Type
Flat
Setup phpBB
Installation method
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard with manual interactions
Hosting available
No
Technology phpBB
Programming Language
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Data Storage
6
Firebird Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts phpBB
BBCode
Yes
HTML
No
Emoticons
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Quoting
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Attachments
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Mark as solved
Forums phpBB
Categories
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
Last Post
Yes
Redirect Forums
Yes
Trashcan Forum
No
Anti-Spam and Security phpBB
CAPTCHA
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Yes
ACLs
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Warnings
Yes
Suspension
Yes
Bans
Yes
IP-Block
Yes
Audit Logging
Yes
User Reports
Yes
Other
Plugin-based CAPTCHA system, Newly Registered Users permissions
Notification phpBB
RSS/ATOM
Yes
E-Mail
Yes
Instant Messaging
Jabber
Bookmarks
Yes
Community phpBB
Avatars
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Patch
Signatures
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Custom profile fields
Yes
Moderation phpBB
Moderators
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Split Threads
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Shadow Topics
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Important Threads
Yes
Search phpBB
Full-text search
Yes
Author search
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Customization phpBB
Languages
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Templates
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
Yes
Skin-Editor
Yes
Smiley Packs
Yes
Plugins
Yes
Special Features phpBB
Statistics
Yes
Polls
Yes
Calendar
No
Friendly URLs
Plugin
Data Management phpBB
Available Importers
Pruning
Yes
Archiving
No
Export Formats
SQL Dumps in .sql, sql.gz, and .sql.bz2
Export private messages
Yes
Lo-Fi View
Yes