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Free or *Professional version available
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For building fully featured professional forum boards.

Forum boards allow your visitors to get interactive with you and each other. Allow them to post messages and reply to existing ones. Create just one forum board or a whole community. Make your forum boards formal and business like or just make them fun!

Sample Forums

Key Features

  • Embed the forums into your web page just like a widget
  • Create an unlimited number of forum boards

Board Access and Security

  • Set different levels of board access: users can view and post messages | users can only view messages | users can only post messages
  • Restrict board access to club members, visible only to privileged users
  • Create invisible boards
  • lock/unlock topics
  • Ban users from posting to your boards by IP address, email and username
  • Use a profanity filter which can be customized to include your own banned words

Board Content Management

  • Moderate messages (edit,delete messages)
  • Choose to assign moderators to each forum board
  • Choose to 'screen' all new messages and decide whether to accept, modify or reject them.
  • Bulk Delete, Lock and Unlock topics
  • Mass delete topics older than a specified date, known as topic pruning
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  • Embed the forums into your web page just like a widget
  • Create an unlimited number of forum boards

Board Access and Visibility and Security

  • Set different levels of board access: users can view and post messages | users can only view messages | users can only post messages
  • Restrict board access to club members, visible only to privileged users
  • Create invisible boards
  • lock/unlock topics
  • Ban users from posting to your boards by IP address, email and username
  • Use a profanity filter which can be customized to include your own banned words

Board Content Management

  • Moderate messages (edit,delete messages)
  • Choose to assign moderators to each forum board
  • Choose to 'screen' all new messages and decide whether to accept, modify or reject them.
  • Bulk Delete, Lock and Unlock topics
  • Mass delete topics older than a specified date, known as topic pruning

Registration Management

  • Fully integrated with Registration System Tool
    All the features of the registration system tool e.g. login, registration, membership by approval, profiles, avatars, directory of members etc
  • Require that users register before being allowed to view user profiles.
  • Require that users need to register to post

Style/Display

  • Customize the style/format/colors of boards
  • Apply your own CSS style sheet
  • Use your own images/emoticons/topicons
  • Order and categorize your forum boards
  • Stick a top tag to topics so that the topic always appears at the top of a forum board. Allow users to post HTML in messages
  • Allow users to post links and/or images
  • Add HTML or text to top of new message form
  • Add your own instructional text to the top of new topic forms
  • Choose a time zone so that times and dates are displayed correctly
  • Enable posting of emoticons and topic icons

Features for your visitors

  • Users can create business or user profiles
  • Users can create signatures which they can choose to be added to any messages they post
  • Users can edit their profiles and personal signatures
  • Users can receive email notification of replies to their messages
  • Users can set a time zone so that dates and times are displayed correct for their country
  • Users can preview messages before posting them
  • Users can edit their messages (configurable option)