phpBB Demo and Information

Free phpBB demo installation

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

Before using this demo please notice:

Option 1: Shared and self resetting phpBB demo

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

Option 2: Request a own phpBB demo installation

You can request a own demo instance with a lifetime of 24 hours. This is ideal if you want 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 phpBB

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.

Key Facts

CMS namephpBB
User rating1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (32 votes, average: 4.13 out of 5)
CMS CategoriesCMS / Portals
Current version (stable)3.2.1
Latest release date (stable)07/16/2017
First release dateUnknown
LicenseGNU General Public License version 2
Supported languagesEnglish
CMS Demo available (see above)
Admin Demo available (see above)
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