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  1. Advertisements in phpBB3

    Advertisements in phpBB3

    One frequently asked question is how to add ads in phpBB3 Olympus. The short answer is very simple: start your favourite text editor and open the correct .html template file. But which template file? Here's the longer answer.... First, open your favourite text editor and then.... Ads in the...
  2. Enable debug

    Enable debug

    This is a simple guide on how to enable debug on your phpBB3 forum. Enabling debug is a very nice tool that can be used to troubleshoot when installing mods. If something goes wrong and there are errors in your files, debug will give us a hint on how to solve it. Open config.php Find...
  3. Backup your phpBB filesystem using cron job

    Backup your phpBB filesystem using cron job

    Backing up your phpBB file system using cPanel & cron The following will enable you to backup your phpBB file system using a cron job that will run at the time specified by you. Although this works for on my server it would be advisable to check with your host to make sure this will work on...
  4. Adding a custom page to phpBB

    Adding a custom page to phpBB

    Thanks to pentapenguin at phpBB for writing the original article, I thought I would post it here as well for easy and quick reference This tutorial will show you how to add a new customized page to phpBB. Why would you want to do this? Say for example, you want to make a new web page that looks...
  5. Add an extra image to the right of site_logo

    Add an extra image to the right of site_logo

    Open styles/yourstyle/theme/common.css and find: /* Search box --------------------------------------------- */ After add: #banner-pos { position: relative; margin-right: 90px; float: right; } Refresh your theme. Open...
  6. Remove Re: from replies

    Remove Re: from replies

    Before starting make sure you have a backup of your files. Open posting.php Find: if (($mode == 'reply' || $mode == 'quote') && !$submit && !$preview && !$refresh) { $post_data['post_subject'] = ((strpos($post_data['post_subject'], 'Re: ') !== 0) ? 'Re: ' : '') ...
  7. Adding a favicon

    Adding a favicon

    To add a favicon to your board (works with all styles) Open: styles > (YOUR STYLE) > template > overall_header.html Find: </head> Add Before: <linkrel="shortcut icon"href="http://www.yoursite.com/yourdir/favicon.ico"/> Change the name of yoursite to your site's URL and change yourdir to the...
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