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Building Online Communities with phpBB 2 by Stoyan Stefanov, Mike Lothar, Jeremy Rogers

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Example phpBB Sites

One of the great things about phpBB is that it’s highly customizable and extendable both in terms of functionality and looks. This means that:

  • You can use your preferred color scheme, fonts, and overall layout.
  • You can modify phpBB and develop your own feature extensions, or you can use existing modifications.

In this section, you will find a few real-life examples of how phpBB is used to power online community sites.

A Standard phpBB Layout

Let’s start with an example of an out-of-the-box solution that uses the default phpBB style and the default set of features. On this example site, even the phpBB logo is left intact. This is the site of Distributed Proofreaders (http://www.pgdp.net/phpBB2/), a site that uses phpBB to provide ...

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