MyBB moving towards a new dimension

MyBB moving towards a new dimension

MyBB being one of the most preferred free forum software is now moving towards a new dimension. The forum software is always getting regular updates to keep it free from any vulnerabilities and bugs but it has been waiting for changes in design of the main website and the forum software itself. MyBB 2.0 brings a new perspective to the forum software and there has been lot of discussions about the MyBB 2.0 itself. Currently MyBB 1.8.x series is quite stable and Eric posted about the latest updates that will be coming in no time. In this post, I will highlight the most important features that matters the most for you if you are a MyBB forum admin.

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MyBB hosting with A2hosting

MyBB hosting with A2hosting

Recently I purchased A2hosting for one of my forums as previously I never found any stable hosting for MyBB. I used shared hosting package as that was small niche and so was my target audience. Based on my experience, I can say that A2hosting is really amazing for MyBB. (more…)


Parsing BB Code to HTML in custom PHP pages in MyBB

Parsing BB Code to HTML in custom PHP pages in MyBB

Parsing BB Code to HTML is often required in PHP pages in MyBB. MyBB provides various types of BB code such as [img],[youtube],[font] and a lots of BB code but what if you are using MyBB integrated with a different project and you want to use those BB codes in your applications. One of the most difficult situations when you are parsing BB code to PHP in custom pages.
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How to stop forum spam in MyBB Forums

How to stop forum spam in MyBB Forums

Forum Spam are the reason why 30% of the forums die. The reason being genuine members of a forum gets spammed by private messagesor forum posts or forum threads causing members to create a negative impression about the forum which results in decline in their activity.

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How to prevent MyBB forum from content leeching from leechers

How to prevent MyBB forum from content leeching from leechers

One of the biggest problem faced by forum owners these days is content leeching/leaking. Not only forum owner but the members who post that content also face that problem. Though it is 100% not possible to stop content leaks but there is a way we can prevent that to some extent. I will tell how you can prevent it and reduce the chances of your content leeching.
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MyBB Forum Backup And Restore – Complete Tutorial

MyBB Forum Backup And Restore – Complete Tutorial

MyBB forum are like normal websites which need backup on a regular basis. There are many cases when your MyBB forum may get down because of various reasons like hosting downtime, host closed the site, your site hacked or many other cases where you don’t have any option and you may lose your site completely. So if you have a backup than you need to just restore your site and your site is running as it was. I will be sharing two methods on how you can backup your site completely.
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