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by Dave Bray in Coding about March 17, 2012 canceled - report

Can PhpBB3 be integrated into Social Engine?

I know there is a forum plugin, but I would rather use PhpBB3. I have it set up on a separate domain at the moment. Is there any way to incorporate PhpBB3 into Social Engine in place of the plugin?

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    by Patric T. about March 20, 2012

    Why would you like to use PhpBB3? It's a big script with separate registration/login/admin panel, etc. Just imagine how many difficulties you will get: problems with upgrades (including security patches), complex user administration, support, compatibility with other plugins, core changes, etc. Standard SocialEngine forum plugin is not so bad. Also there were few more forum modifications for SocialEngine
    What features will you need from forum? Maybe it will be easier to improve current SE forum?
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      by Kapil Jain
      March 20, 2012

      @Dave - Well you can put the link of phpbb3 in the menu of socialengine and do the otherway in phpbb3 but logged in users wouldn't able to login to each platform so
      you need to hire a developer to integrate PhpBB3 with SocialEngine. I guess you have loo...  more

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