troubleshooting Question

Pulling posts and headings to display outside the phpBB Forums

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Hello experts:

I have version 3.x installed.

All I am trying to do is pull the top 5 posts (Topic, heading, link to latest post, number of posts) and display them on an EXTERNAL page that is NOT part of the phpBB Forums pages.

I am including this code at the top so that I can communicate with the Forums' database:

define('IN_PHPBB', true);
$phpbb_root_path = './forums/phpBB3/';
$phpEx = substr(strrchr(__FILE__, '.'), 1);
include($phpbb_root_path . 'common.' . $phpEx);

// Start session management

But I have no idea what to do to get the 5 posts to show up on the page as described above.

I have found this article that talks about it but as I am an absolute noob in all this, I could not figure it out:

Can someone please help???


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