Code Quality Rank: L2
Programming language: PHP
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 only
Tags: Communication systems     Social Networks and Forums     Oxwall    
Latest version: v3.3.1-RC1
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phpBB is a free open-source bulletin board written in PHP.

๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿปโ€๐Ÿค๐Ÿป๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝ Community

Get your copy of phpBB, find support and lots more on phpBB.com. Discuss the development on area51.

๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ’ป Contribute

  1. Create an account on phpBB.com
  2. Create a ticket (unless there already is one)
  3. Read our Coding guidelines and Git Contribution Guidelines
  4. Send us a pull request

๐Ÿ—๏ธ Setting up a development build of phpBB

To run an installation from the repo (and not from a pre-built package) on a local server, run the following commands:

  • Fork phpbb/phpbb to your GitHub account, then create a local clone of it: git clone https://github.com/your_github_name/phpbb.git
  • Install phpBB's dependencies (from the root of your phpbb repo): cd phpBB php ../composer.phar install

Alternatively, you can read our [Vagrant documentation](phpBB/docs/vagrant.md) to find out how to use Vagrant to develop and contribute to phpBB.

๐Ÿ““ Documentation

phpBB's Development Documentation contains all the information you'll need to learn about developing for phpBB's core, extensions and automated testing.

๐Ÿ”ฌ Automated Testing

We have unit and functional tests in order to prevent regressions. You can view the bamboo continuous integration here or check our GitHub Actions below:

Branch Description GitHub Actions
master Latest development version Tests
3.3.x Development of version 3.3.x Tests

๐Ÿ“œ License

GNU General Public License v2

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the phpBB README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.