Offers a simple API for the included custom phpBB authentication module. for phpBB3.0 and laravel5

v2.1.0 2015-09-26 15:06 UTC


For Laravel 4.* see r-a-stone's work Auth driver to create/authenticate accounts.

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run composer
composer require callmenp/lara-auth-bridge
add service provider

Register the Service Provider by adding it to your project's providers array in app.php

'providers' => array(
edit config

Change configs config/lara-auth-bridge.php

// Create a secret app key in 
'appkey' => 'yoursecretapikey'

// Update the column names used for the Laravel Auth driver 
'username_column' => 'user_login',
'password_column' => 'user_password'

// Set true if you use multiAuth, false if default Laravel Auth
'client_auth' => false
exclude URIs from CSRF protection

In file app/Http/Middleware/VerifyCsrfToken.php add

protected $except = [

More info how to exclude uris on laravel site

phpBB 3.1

copy files

Copy all files in the phpBB 3.1 directory to your phpBB install

edit config

Edit the file located at {PHPBB-ROOT}/ext/laravel/bridgebb/auth/provider/bridgebb.php

define('LARAVEL_URL', ''); //your laravel application's url
define('BRIDGEBB_API_KEY', "yoursecretapikey"); //the same key you created earlier
define ('LARAVEL_CUSTOM_USER_DATA', serialize ([
    'email' => 'user_email',
    'dob' => 'user_birthday',
])); // Update the columns you want to come from Laravel user to phpBB user

Login to the phpBB admin panel enable bridgebb extension and after set bridgebb as the authentication module