How to Remove Powered by PhpBB

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PhpBB is an open-source online community management system with a built-in message board. The forum, unlike some of its competitors, is free to use. By default, the PhpBB forum comes with a "Powered by PhpBB" message posted at the bottom of the forum. This text contains a hyperlink to the PhpBB website. You can easily modify the template to remove this message; however, you'll be unable to use the PhpBB support forums for assistance if you have problems.

Instructions

    • 1

      Log into your web hosting account. Access your hosting file manager. If you are using an FTP program to access the files on your server, open the FTP program and use your user name and password to sign in.

    • 2

      Open the "PhpBB" folder, and then open "Styles."

    • 3

      Open "Templates," and then open "Overall_Footer.html."

    • 4

      Highlight the "Powered by PhpBB" text with your mouse. Click the "Delete" or "Backspace" button to delete the text and hyperlink.

    • 5

      Click the "Save" button to save your changes. You'll no longer see the text on the forum's footer.

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