Simple Spoiler BBCode extension for phpBB

Simple Spoiler BBCode extension for phpBB.

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Allows you to write [spoiler]text[/spoiler] or [spoiler title=title]text[/spoiler] and it will hide the content on anywhere that you can render BBCodes.

You can nest [spoiler] and write unicode titles in [spoiler title=title].


  • BBCodes can be nested
  • Full Unicode support in title for the [spoiler title=] BBCode
  • It’s easily extensible and customizable for new styles
  • HTML5 markup


Nested spoilers
[spoiler title=Nested spoilers]First level
[spoiler title=«µǹï¢øð€»]Second level[/spoiler][/spoiler]
Spoiler title with emojis
[spoiler title=🇩🇪 🇲🇽 🇺🇸 Title with emojis 😁 🤗 🔱]Some text 🦏[/spoiler]


  • PHP 7.1.3 or greater
  • phpBB 3.3 or greater


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To customize the look and feel:

  • Move into {PHPBB_ROOT}/ext/alfredoramos/simplespoiler/
  • Copy the styles/prosilver/ directory to styles/{STYLE}/
  • Edit the following files as needed
    • styles/{STYLE}/theme/css/style.css
    • styles/{STYLE}/theme/css/colors.css

Note: If your style doesn’t inherit from prosilver, you should follow the steps above even if you don’t want to change any file.


  • Download the latest release
  • Decompress the *.zip or *.tar.gz file
  • Copy the files and directories inside {PHPBB_ROOT}/ext/alfredoramos/simplespoiler/
  • Go to your Administration Control Panel > Customize > Manage extensions
  • Click on Enable and confirm


  • Go to your Administration Control Panel > Customize > Manage extensions
  • Click on Disable and confirm
  • Go back to Manage extensions > Simple Spoiler BBCode > Delete data and confirm


  • Uninstall the extension
  • Delete all the files inside {PHPBB_ROOT}/ext/alfredoramos/simplespoiler/
  • Download the new version
  • Install the extension