phpBB 3.0.7 released
We are pleased to announce the release of phpBB “Run bugs, run! Bertie
is coming!” 3.0.7. This new version is a maintenance release fixing a
number of a bugs as well as improving on usability and performance. We
have entirely overhauled the Feed feature, fixing a lot of bugs and odd
behaviours. Some problems with the automated updater have been solved,
so if you are still on 3.0.5 this update should work a lot better for you.
We urge you to update your installation as soon as possible. The bugs
fixed in phpBB 3.0.7 ensure the smooth operation of your board. Our
support team will only support phpBB 3.0.7, updates to phpBB 3.0.7 and
conversions to phpBB 3.0.7. Submissions to our trackers for older
versions will not be accepted, please make sure you update before you
submit a bug report.
If you use a language pack other than the default “English [GB]”, you
should check our downloads section, an update may already be available.
For a complete list of new features, changes and bug fixes, please
consult our comprehensive changelog at:
The original announcement is located at:
A short explanation of how to do a conversion, installation or update is
included within the provided INSTALL.html file, please be sure to read
it. You can find a list of requirements on our Downloads page:
If you find any security issues please report them to our security tracker:
If you experience problems with the automatic update (white screens,
timeouts, etc.) we recommend using the “changed files only” or “patch”
method for updating.
Full Package: Full phpBB 3 source code and english language files.
Automatic Update Package: Update package for the automatic updater,
contains changes from previous release to this release.
Changed Files Only: Complete files, but only those that were changed
since previous releases of phpBB 3. This archive contains changed files
for every previous release.
Patch Files: This file contains diffs against the previous phpBB 3
release, which can be applied with the patch utility.
Code Changes Package: This package contains MOD instructions for changes
to the following sections: Language changes, prosilver style changes and
subsilver2 style changes.
Select the package most suitable for you. We recommend the following
methods depending on your situation:
– For new installations you should use the Full Package
– For updates of boards without modifications you can use the Automatic
Update Package (guided update) or the Changed Files Only package (manual
– For updates of boards with modifications you should use the Automatic
Update Package. If you are confident with patch files and patching you
can use the Patch Files Package.
– Style Authors and Translators may use the Code Changes Package to
update their styles or language packs.
– International Support Teams may use the Patch Package in conjunction
with the Code Changes to better support users with problematic conflicts
during their update process or to help them update code sections.
– If you are a hoster/provider, you may want to use the Patch Files
Package to update all of your client installations.
*Please ensure you read the INSTALL and README documents in docs/ before
proceeding with installation, updates or conversions!*
The download is of course available on our downloads page:
Our release archive provides all packages we build. If you do not find
your desired package you can probably find it in the release archive.
These are the files with their md5 sums:
*Download & Documentation*
phpBB Downloads – http://www.phpbb.com/downloads/
phpBB Projects page @ ohloh – http://www.ohloh.net/projects/phpbb
phpBB 3 Documentation – http://www.phpbb.com/support/documentation/3.0/
phpBB 3 support forum – http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewforum.php?f=46
phpBB 3 bug tracker – http://www.phpbb.com/bugs/phpbb3/
phpBB Code Forge – http://code.phpbb.com/
phpBB Code Wiki – http://wiki.phpbb.com/
we hope your update or installation is quick and easy,
the phpBB Team
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