phpBB? What’s that? phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customizable Open Source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ. Based on the powerful PHP server language and your choice of MySQL, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL or Access/ODBC database servers, phpBB is the ideal free community solution for all web sites.
But it’s not just a bulletin board package. You can make it more powerful, and more useful by using it’s phpbb mods. You can create a friendster-like or myspace-like website by using phpBB. You can create a user database for your website. A private message system. You can use it as a framework for your new web projects, and you can do whatever you want even if you have a small knowledge of PHP.
It’s just like joomla and drupal. If you’re eager enough to modify the codes of phpbb, and diligent enough to hard code each and every file. You can build a powerful CMS by just using phpbb! Isn’t that amazing? Pero paano ko matutunan yan lahat?
Okey, this is what I’ve done. I registered in http://phpbb.com Syempre it’s the first step to join their forums. As time goes on, you’ll be looking for more features on phpbb, that’s why I found out that phpbb mods thing. I search for their mods, and I found out what I’m looking for. Like online guestbook, photo gallery, CMS, RSS, tips and tricks in editing the phpbb files, a myspace-like mod, and many more. Just browse the mods available, and you can create your own mod also by just looking in the ready made mods. You’ll learn how to make one easily, and it is a good step in the php language fundamentals. You will learn everything about php slowly, but surely.
Why don’t you give it a try? Download phpbb now, and learn about phpbb mods. You can build a website like mine. http://dostscholars.com by just using phpbb mods. It’s really great and you’ll learn a lot about php and other web stuff. Just be patient, and don’t inject everything in just one day. It will take a process and time, as it goes on, and on… ^__^ Happy PHP learning! ^_^