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PHPBB Single Sign On

Authenticate in WordPress and phpBB at the same time

  1. Extract the archive
  2. upload the phpbb-sso directory to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  3. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  4. Configure the path to PHPBB in the options
  5. When the path is right some fields related to phpbb will appear, fill them and save.
  6. Click on "install files" to install files.
  7. If all tests are OK you can logout and login to test.

How to configure ?

there are three ways to configure it.

In the example, the root of the website is "/www/"

Example 1

Blog : /www/ Forum : /www/forum/

Path to configure: To PHPBB from WordPress : forum/ To WordPress from PHPBB : ../

Example 2

Blog : /www/blog/ Forum : /www/

Path to configure: To PHPBB from WordPress : ../ To WordPress from PHPBB : blog/

Example 3

Blog : /www/blog/ Forum : /www/forum/

Path to configure: To PHPBB from WordPress : ../forum/ To WordPress from PHPBB : ../blog/

Troubleshooting

If for any reason you removed the "common-orig.php" file and can't get your forum to work again, simply go to phpbb.com and download the complete package corresponding to your version.

in that package get the file named "common.php" and upload it to your server as "common-orig.php"

Requires: 2.8.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.6.0
Last Updated: 2013-9-2
Downloads: 24,123

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