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ProphpBB provides secure, reliable and fast forum hosting for thousands of forums at absolutely no cost. Running phpBB3 in our customized environment, you'll have access to many exciting standard and premium features:

  • We instantly create/install phpBB on the subdomain name you choose when you sign up. Your forum will always remain secure and reliable, and you'll never need to purchase a server or learn how to program anything. We manage the boring hosting stuff so you can focus on managing your forum.
  • Unlimited posts, forums, members and bandwidth. Absolutely no limits on growth, in fact the more successful you are the more successful we are.
  • Both instant subdomain or use your own domain name! If you have your own domain name we can power it, for free of course, from your forum's administration control panel. See an example here.
  • Industry leading service and support. We take pride in our hosting community, and it shows.
  • Over 100 pre-installed styles to choose from, all allowing for unique customization of the logo, images and colors. It's great to be different!
  • Search engine optimized so you can be found on the web. All forums, whether using our exclusive subdomain installations or powered by your own domain name follow Google and other search engines webmaster quality guidelines. While there are many factors search engines consider to rank websites, we ensure that your forum's html code can be easily indexed.
  • Advanced anti-spam solutions keep your forum safe from automated user registrations and spam posts.
  • Setup is simple and fast - see just how in this Youtube instructional video one of our forum admins was kind enough to make. With just a few clicks and a couple minutes of time, you have the best free forum hosting solutions available.

Using our premium (did we mention free?) service, you won't need to purchase a server or pay for web hosting. You won't have to install anything or learn php or how to manage a database. With just a few clicks you'll have a full featured bulletin board system with the ability to grow as you grow - that's even expandable to your own domain name. We'll take care of the technical aspects of running a server and managing software so that you can concentrate on what's important - running your forum. That's service. That's ProphpBB.

How To Setup Your New Forum

One of our valued contributors, Darklord, made a short YouTube series (Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3) that will walk you through how to setup and use your new forum. Note: this assumes you've already created and email-activated your forum.

Getting Help or Saying Hello

Our support forum is the perfect demo forum, as it's created just like the thousands of other forums we host. Click around, read the mini tutorials, and drop by and say hello now that you're part of the ProphpBB family! We'd love to hear from you and/or help you if you get stuck setting things up or customizing.

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Room For Expansion

We can host your company, clan, product support, etc. forum seamlessly and transparently through your own website. You can see some of our featured forums, to the left, enjoy the use of this free service. Learn more. In addition, if you ever decide you need more than we have to offer, we'll happily provide you a full backup of your database.

Your Data Is Safe

Our servers and bandwidth are provided by HostDime in Miami, FL. We maintain automatic daily, weekly, and monthly backups off-site to an S3 instance to ensure your data remains safe. With 99.998% uptime since 2007, could you trust your forum with anyone else?