A default installation of phpBB 3.2
|Initial release||December 16, 2000|
|Stable release||3.3.1 (August 7, 2020)|
|Available in||54 languages|
|License||GNU General Public License version 2|
phpBB is an Internet forum package in the PHP scripting language. The name "phpBB" is an abbreviation of PHP Bulletin Board. Available under the GNU General Public License, phpBB is free and open-source.
Features of phpBB include support for multiple database engines (PostgreSQL, SQLite, MySQL, Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server), flat message structure (as opposed to threaded), hierarchical subforums, topic split/merge/lock, user groups, multiple attachments per post, full-text search, plugins and various notification options (e-mail, Jabber instant messaging, ATOM feeds).