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Recommendations for a good forum software package

Enemy_of_The_State Avatar
6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago
I am setting up a forum for use in my company network. It will generally be for technical / IT discussions. I've never setup anything like this before. Can you guys suggest some good and free software packages? I quite like the look of this forum; is the software package freely available?
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6y, 11m agoPosted 6 years, 11 months ago

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comments on this page are powered by vbulletin and it cost $195 [url][/url] but it is not pure vbulletin, it's modified check their website for demo, or you can try free forum like phpbb [url][/url] or smf [url][/url]
#2 or you could look at something like sharepoint (depends what you want to intergrate)
My friend has just suggested using TiddlyWiki. It seems to be Wiki based but apparently you can create a forum out of it. It is meant to be quite flexible through various plugins. Any thoughts/experiences?
I had a closer look at TiddlyWiki and it seems like it has a lot of nice to have features but requires a lot of time to customise it. I don't think I will have a lot of time to spend configuring this. I would like to just deploy and be done with it. I don't really need fancy graphics and stuff but instead speed and simplicity.

Also, I am not sure if it is relevant to mention this but I would like the ability for a user to specify whether to subscribe to whole sections of the forum, in addition to subscribing to individual threads - is that possible with phpbb and vbulletin.

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