Looking for a good free open source message board software to install
on your web site? You’ve come to the right place – below
we detail some of the better free message board software that are
available for download and installation by anyone right now.
A few years ago, you definitely had to be a computer programmer in
order to install message board software on your website. Today, it’s
a lot simpler because there are numerous turnkey options that will
allow just about anyone to create their own online discussion board.
From personalizing the look of your board to adding your logo and
special features, it is all very simple so check out the free message
board software links below.
YABB is an acronym for “Yet Another Bulletin Board” and
it is one of the more popular free message board software available
on the market today. Some of its features - full administration and
moderating options; ability to change settings and template on the
fly; private boards which only certain member groups can access; full
profile options including signature, settings and personal information;
graphical alert for each new or updated topic.
The UBB (Ultimate Bulletin Board) has been around for as long as many
can remember. It’s quite possibly the most commonly used message
board in the world. You can test drive and install a trial version,
but if you want the full deal you will need to spend a little cash.
DiscusWare’s discussion board software has been registered on
over 75,000 sites on the Web today. There is a freeware version and
a commercial version of this message board software and both can be
installed unto almost any UNIX or Windows web server in about 15-20
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