Phorum Demo and Information

Free Phorum demo installation

Want to quickly see how the open-source software Phorum works? You'll find a free and updated demo installation of Phorum here.

Before using this demo please notice:

Option 1: Shared and self resetting Phorum demo

There is a public demo installation of Phorum which is shared with others and resets itself hourly. You can access it by visiting the following link:

Option 2: Request your own Phorum demo installation

You can request a own demo instance with a lifetime of 24 hours. This is ideal if you don't want to have your settings overwritten by other users of this website. Just use the following form and receive a link to your free custom instance within seconds:


About Phorum

Phorum is a free open source forum software developed in PHP that uses a MySQL database. The project was started in 1998 and is still being developed and improved. The latest version available for download is 5.2.23 and was released on February 1, 2017. If you want to test its features you can download it for free using the link below and set up your own Phorum demo. The developers at Phorum thought of everything in terms of performance, easy installation and customization. With Phorum you have the ability to customize how your demo site looks like and to add custom information about users or messages, altering message data before it’s stored.

Key Facts

CMS namePhorum
User rating1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (34 votes, average: 4.26 out of 5)
CMS CategoriesCMS / Portals, Forum
Current version (stable)5.2.23
Latest release date (stable)02/01/2017
First release dateUnknown
LicenseThe Phorum License 2
Supported languagesEnglish
CMS Demo available (see above)
Admin Demo available (see above)
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