Keeping your installation of phpBB up to date allows you to remain protected against security vulnerabilities, fixes bugs, and major upgrades also add new features and functionality. The current versions of phpBB 3.1.2 (check what version you are currently running). We can do the upgrade for you following the proper upgrade procedure. We will also upgrade any out of date MODs that are installed.
If you are currently running phpBB 2.0 you will need to get a new style, as phpBB 2.0 styles are not compatible with phpBB 3.0
If your phpBB installation has already been hacked, upgrading it will not clean it up. In that situation we can clean up the hack and then upgrade it.
Once the upgrade has been completed, we test the website to insure the upgrade has not caused any issues. We can usually upgrade your phpBB installation in a day.
Hosting Requirements for 3.x:
(We can check with your hosting provider to make sure that these requirements are met.)
- PHP version 5.3.3 or greater
- MySQL version 3.23 or greater, or MariaDB 5.1 or greater, or PostgreSQL 8.3 or greater, or MS SQL Server 2000 or greater