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Free forum - phpbb any good?


Junior Member
Hey all,

I'd like to set up a (free) online forum but want it to friendly / stylish like this one - I've found this, but I don't like it - phpBB • Demo

Wouldn't be so bad if I could tweak the css.

What do you think, and do you know of any other fabulous free forums?
Many thanks


phpBB is a great platform to use if you need a forum - whatever its use. I'm a fan and use it myself whenever I need to set one up.

There are an almost infinite number of themes to choose from - try a different site if you can't find one you like but don't spend too long searching for one that fits every requirement you have. It's much easier to find one with the structure you wish to use and then re-style it for your own use.

There are other options out there, namely vBulletin but I much prefer to use phpBB because I find their control panels more intuitive and easy to use.