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phpBB is a free, open source Internet community application, with outstanding discussion forums and membership management. Written in the PHP scripting language, and making use of the popular MySQL database, phpBB is a standard among web hosting companies throughout the world, and is one of the most widely-used bulletin board packages in the world. phpBB short-circuits the need for you to be a web development master in order to create and manage massive online communities. This book gives you the power to use ...
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Overview

phpBB is a free, open source Internet community application, with outstanding discussion forums and membership management. Written in the PHP scripting language, and making use of the popular MySQL database, phpBB is a standard among web hosting companies throughout the world, and is one of the most widely-used bulletin board packages in the world. phpBB short-circuits the need for you to be a web development master in order to create and manage massive online communities. This book gives you the power to use phpBB to set up and run your own online discussion forums with ease, and develop your own Internet community. It takes you through the whole process of setting up your phpBB site, and helps you create, customize and manage your own online community with phpBB. Written by experienced phpBB administrators and enthusiasts, the emphasis is on simple, and practical guidance for you to get the most from phpBB.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781904811138
  • Publisher: Packt Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/15/2005
  • Pages: 360
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.75 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 16, 2007

    A Must Read for phpBB Junkies

    Although the book didn't go into the detail I wanted it to, this book still goes over basics of styling, modifications, and what files do what they do. I would have liked to see more of, 'This is what you put, and this is why'. I need to know why a piece of code is written the way it is to be able to remember it and use it in the future. I recommend the book to the those who want basic phpBB information. If you are looking for the more extensive stuff, it may be better to go and join a phpBB forum and learn that way. However, I still bought it, and it is definitely worth it.

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