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- No hacks to Joomla! or phpBB3 is required. Only four Joomla library files are auto-updated but the changes are safe and does not affect normal Joomla behavior.
- Synchronization of login/logout in phpBB to Joomla and vice verse.
- Synchronization of registration in phpBB to Joomla and vice verse.
- Synchronization of user delete in phpBB to Joomla and vice verse.
- Synchronization of user delete/activate/deactivate in phpBB ACP to Joomla.
- Synchronization of changing profile data (email and password) in phpBB to Joomla including language setting.
- Synchronization of Joomla usergroups and phpBB groups changes.
- Synchronization of Joomla custom user fields and phpBB custom profile fields changes.
- Silent account transfer from phpBB to Joomla after logging in phpBB (Joomla! user logs in phpBB and new phpBB account is created from Joomla user account) and vice-verse.
- Auto-creation of new user in phpBB if new/existing Joomla user is saved.
- Restore phpBB password from Joomla on successful Joomla login and vice-verse.
- Ability to reload parent window once user logs in or out, this helps with refreshing of Joomla page if phpBB is loaded inside iframe wrapper.
- JComments avatars plugin.
- English installation instructions.
- Free installation on request.
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- Joomla! 3.10.x or 4.x installed and working correctly.
- phpBB 3.3.4+ installed and working correctly.
- PHP 7.4.x or 8.0.x with mb_string.
- MySQL >= 5.7 with different database users for Joomla! and phpBB.
- "mysqli" database drivers for both Joomla! and phpBB.
- Joomla! and phpBB should be installed on the same domain.
- Joomla! should be installed in the root domain folder (i.e. https://site.com), phpBB should be installed and loaded in the first-level domain folder (i.e. https://site.com/phpBB3).
- Joomla! and phpBB should be resolved from the same domain (note that site.com and www.site.com are different domains).
- The price includes 1 year none-recurrent subscription. Downloads of product add-ons and new versions will be available within this subscription period.
- We can't 100% guarantee that this product will work with any 3rd party Joomla! or phpBB add-ons and modifications and won't modify this extension or 3rd party Joomla! or phpBB add-ons for working together.
28 August 2021 - ver. 2.1.0:
- Fix: Joomla4 compatibility.
03 March 2021 - ver. 2.0.3:
- Fix: Gantry compatibility.
14 Jan 2020 - ver. 2.0.2:
- Fix: phpBB 3.3.0 compatibility.
13 June 2019 - ver. 2.0.1:
- Fix: Joomla 3.9.6 login/logout.
26 February 2019 - ver. 2.0.0:
- Feature: JComments avatars plugin.
- Fix: issue with Joomla>phpBB login on disabled forum.
- Changes: Joomla 3.9 and phpBB 2.3 as minimum, PHP 7 as minimum.
- Feature: synchronization of Joomla usergroups and phpBB groups changes.
- Feature: synchronization of Joomla custom user fields and phpBB profile fields changes.
15 January 2017 - ver. 1.3.5:
- Feature: phpBB 3.2 and Joomla 3.8 support
- Note: this is the last version with Joomla 2.5 and phpBB 3.0 support.
26 October 2016 - ver. 1.3.4:
- Fix: Joomla 3.6.4 compatibility.
26 August 2016 - ver. 1.3.3:
- Fix: Joomla 3.6.2 compatibility.
25 July 2016 - ver. 1.3.2:
- Feature: new phpBB user is auto-created once existing Joomla user profile is saved.
- Fix: Joomla 3.6 compatibility.
10 June 2015 - ver. 1.3.1
- Fix: some issues with PHP 5.3
02 February 2015:
- Fix: no login to phpBB from Joomla if maximum login attempts is reached.
- Fix: K2 compatibility.
- Feature: auto-create new user in phpBB if existing Joomla user is saved.
- Feature: restore phpBB password from Joomla on successful Joomla login.
- Feature: phpBB 3.1 compatibility.
08 May 2014 - ver. 1.2.5
- Fix: restoring password from phpBB for Joomla 3.3.
28 May 2013 - ver. 1.2.4
- Improved login with SEO MOD installed
24 Apr 2013 - ver. 1.2.3
- Added ability to reload parent frame once user logs in or our.
03 Feb 2013 - ver. 1.2.2
- Fixed possible issue with ACP login error
- Added synchronization of user activation/deactivation in phpBB ACP Inactive Users list to Joomla
10 Feb 2013 - ver. 1.2.1
- added phpBB->Joomla user delete synchronization
16 Dec 2012 - ver. 1.2.0 for Joomla! 3