WowBB is PHP/MySQL powered forum software that offers innovative features such a WYSIWYG editor with integrated spell-checker, advanced private messaging, mailing-list style (instant or digest) forum watching, a visual CSS editor with real-time preview, paid subscriptions, and search engine friendly URLs.
Add a remotely hosted message board to your website. Our message boards are completely customizable and banner-free. No programming knowledge is needed. Features include the ability to use your own domain name, file uploading, content syndication, spell checker, password protection, IP and email banning, HTML and profanity filters, post and registration approval, private messaging, custom profiles, custom titles, member registration, mailing lists, and an advanced WYSIWYG editor.
phpBB is a fast, efficient discussion board program built in PHP with a muti-database backend. Features include: posting, replying, private messages, polls, username/ip banning, strong encryption for storing passwords, user rankings, very advanced access control for private forums, full templating, simple yet robust translation system and much more.
Phorum is a little different from the other web based message boards out there. It was designed to meet different needs of different web sites while not sacrificing performance or features.
Invision Power Board (IPB) is a professional forum system that has been built from the ground up with speed and security in mind, taking advantage of object oriented code, highly-optimized SQL queries, and the fast PHP engine. A comprehensive administration control panel is included to help you keep your board running smoothly. Moderators will also enjoy the full range of options available to them via built-in tools and moderators control panel. Members will appreciate the ability to subscribe to topics, send private messages, and perform a host of other options through the user control panel.
More than "just another web BBS/forum software", w-Agora (Web-Agora) is a powerful database-driven communications system designed to be adapted to a various needs.
Features: Threaded or flat discussions, attachments, Users managements, private forums, Multiple sites & forums, Multi-languages support, Fully customizable using templates, Full web-based admin panel, statistics, Multi-Database support, Search engine, WYSIWYG editor, and more... Commercial support is available.
Ultimate PHP Board is a free discussion forum that can be used as a free alternative to UBB or vBulletin. UPB uses text files to store data, no database needed to run. Features: umlimited categories/forums/topics; online admin (members, categories, forums, config); profiles; forum stats; css; skins support; smilies; cookie-based login; threaded discussion; encrypted passwords; fully functional search - setup within 3 min; and more. <b>2.0.2 beta 1</b> - Complete code rewrite utilizing new textdb format, important security fix
XMB is a free message board powered by PHP and MySQL. The extensive control panel allows extreme control over all aspects of the message board system including these features...unlimited posts, forums, members, administration panel, members panel, multiple themes, word censors, user ranks, custom titles, member list, whos online, BBCode, HTML, Instant Messenger, flood control, thread administration options, bump, top, delete, open, close, move and more. Avatars, sub-forums, post pruning, smilies, polls, forum/post subscriptions, favourites, custom templates, FAQ, attachments, COPPA support and more. XMB 1.9 Nexus features new security to prevent from mass registration, IP monitoring and fake registration processes.
L-Forum is a simple set of PHP scripts providing discussion forum to your web site. Features: full threading support, PostgreSQL and MySQL support, multiple design themes support, multiple language support, collapsing threads, removal of messages thru administration page, file upload, moderated forums and banning IPs from posting.
miniBB (minimalist bulletin board) is a free, complete web forum software script, PHP bulletin board. Professional by speed, ascetic by size, powerful by rule, it includes the most common forum functions for various size communities. Features: CSS- and XHTML-template based (W3C compatible), various databases supported (mySQL is default), plugins, multilingual, mod_rewrite, SEO. Can be integrated into your web site or another PHP project with the best fit, both by layout and using advanced members database authorization module.