I want to make a forum.

  wolfie3000 10:07 05 Dec 06
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How can i make a forum?

A free forum, one thats easy to make as i dont have a clue about these things,
Also if possible with an address of my choosing.

Any advise and links to websites for free forums would be appreciated.

  Kate B 17:45 05 Dec 06

click here - though you can't host that on your own website. But hosting a forum could cost you a fortune: if it's busy the database will get big and you'll eat bandwidth.

  wolfie3000 18:28 05 Dec 06

So i guess theres no way of doing it for free?

  powerless 19:57 05 Dec 06
  RicScott 20:20 05 Dec 06
  barryoneoff.co.uk 23:17 05 Dec 06

click here I now use the paid for one, but started with their freebie.

  wolfie3000 00:49 11 Dec 06

Il tick this as resolved,
Making a forum is WAY above my head lol
Funny thing is my niece has a 14 year old friend who set one up in a day.
Never thought id see the day when technology would get the better of me :(

  Red Devil 10:59 11 Dec 06

It's been recommended in this thread already but I use phpBB for my forums - click here - and run several sites with forums using phpBB running on them:-

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and am just about to put a forum using phpBB on another site:-

click here

once I've got my head round a design issue I have with the site that I can't quite figure out the solution to! ;)

  kinger 21:28 15 Dec 06

click here but you'll need a 'PassPort' account to sign up. It's free, though.

  Plouplou 15:57 18 Jun 08

Forumotion definately. You can do so much with their forums from template editing, theme uploading, pure HTML page creating...they are the best i have been with.

Just try it out on this host : [url=click here]free forum hosting[/url]

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