phpBB 3.0.7 released

Hello everyone,

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:

*Installation instructions*

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:

*Available packages*

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!*

*Download Locations*

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:
md5sum: 034c556a436a1f7a3905c1dcd1271564
md5sum: a0a9b0eb3fd00267fea71b9938f9f989
md5sum: 7d0bd2ac68f5da7c082f8f39bf10fced
md5sum: 4ef0b9c58d022755d1e5c9b08f1ba593
md5sum: 43b0291fc649c62c8aa4c963355d414b
md5sum: 327e017dee7678e0bc1033a4f99d2e21
md5sum: 45bdc622489809f576f094a35ab27e80
md5sum: 507ab687f8ff35b68ce42e689337e26a
md5sum: 346e5e098cdf1a8d503917413b8c5cb6
md5sum: 5be3dd31a6dda10778ba05cda40bd2c2

*Download & Documentation*

phpBB Downloads –
phpBB Projects page @ ohloh –
phpBB 3 Documentation –
phpBB 3 support forum –
phpBB 3 bug tracker –
phpBB Code Forge –
phpBB Code Wiki –

we hope your update or installation is quick and easy,
the phpBB Team

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