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php3guest is a Web guestbook written in PHP using a MySQL backend. Entries can easily be edited or removed by the owner via a Web interface. Installation and configuration is easy and well documented. php3guest features modular language support with multiple sample modules (e.g. German, English, Chinese, Spanish, Hungarian, Italian, and Danish) provided. The code is fully documented and is a fine starting point to learn PHP.


Recent releases

  •  17 May 2006 04:16

    Release Notes: This release adds a number of anti-spamming techniques, so when adding an entry to the guestbook, visitors are now requested to copy a random number displayed as an image. Additionally, some spam bots are rejected through the session management.

    •  17 Sep 2003 02:44

      Release Notes: This version fixes an entry number bug.

      •  16 Sep 2003 18:28

        Release Notes: This release works with PHP 4 default installations out of the box. PHP 4.1.0 or newer is required, and older versions are no longer supported. User settings and authentication are now handled by PHP sessions to enhance security, stability, and flexibility. Visitors' email addresses are encoded to prevent spammer's harvesters from collecting them. Minor display enhancements have been implemented.

        •  23 May 2003 18:13

          Release Notes: The length of guestbook entries can now be restricted. A minor bug was fixed. A Turkish language module was added.

          •  25 Jun 2001 02:40

            Release Notes: New language packs, all entries can be directly chosen (not only "next 10" and "last 10"), and language can be chosen without JavaScript support.

            Recent comments

            15 Jun 2000 11:39 bigdog

            Great job
            I was looking for a guestbook for my homepage ( and prefered one in PHP ( and not perl or any other form of CGI.

            And the use of MySQL ( is another plus in my book.


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