You have an option of what smilies are used in your phpBB forum. You also have the option of adding more smilies, and editing the code for the smilies that are already in your forum. This guide will show you how to locate the smiley section of phpBB and how to work with the smilies. You first have to login as the admin. Then open the Admin Control Panel. You will see the Admin Control Panel link at the bottom of your page.
Once you are in the admin control panel, you will see the tabs at the top of the page. Look for the Posting tab and click it. In the posting section, you will see the different links on the left side of the page. Under the Messages section, find the Smilies link and click it. That will load the smilies options for your phpBB forum.
On this page, you will see all of the smilies that are currently on your forum. To the far right of the smiley, you will see all of the icons in the Action column. This is how you will manage your smilies. If you want to move the smilies up or down, you would use the arrows in the far right column.
If you want to remove certain smilies from your phpBB forums, you will need to use the Delete action. A smiley can be deleted by click the red X icon in the action column. You will be asked to confirm that you want to delete the smiley. So, confirm it and it will be deleted. You can go through the smilies and delete the ones you do not want to use.
If you want to edit the code for the smilies, you will first need to find a smiley you want to edit. Then you will need to click the green icon to the far right of the smiley. The page will refresh and you will see the editing options you have for editing your smilies. Edit what you want on this page, and click the Submit button to save the changes and update the smiley. You can go through your smilies and find the ones you want to edit. Then you can edit them the same way you did above.
You also have the option of downloading and installing more smilies. You can find many smiley packs online for free. You will need to find one you want to use, download it, unzip it, and install it in your phpBB forum. To install the smiley pack, you will need to go to the top of the smiley page. Then find the Install Smiley Pack link and click it. From there, you can locate your smiley package and install it in phpBB. When you are finished, you can refresh the section and you will see the new smilies.