onlineservant wrote:i just want to avoid double login to my website. what i want is when a user login to forum he will be automatically logged in to the main website which uses $_SESSION['user_id_whatever'].
If you want your Web site to share phpBB's sessions, read at least one of the following two KB articles:
If you want phpBB to share your Web site's authentication scheme, read the following Wiki page:
onlineservant wrote:also what kind of encryption method phbb used in hiding password. MD5()?
phpBB hashes passwords with a special algorithm; it does not encrypt them. Read about the differences in the Difference between encryption and hashing
By the way, I have never used any of this, so don't expect any more help from me. These questions have just been asked so many times that I know where to look.