The rise of the Internet in along with the advent of Web 2.0 has provided a platform for various types of user-generated content such as blogs, wikis and social networking sites. An Internet Forum is a type web application or an online discussion site, where content is generated by the users and for the users.
Traditional bulletin boards and the dialup bulletin board system (BBS) are precursors to the internet forums. Forums perform a function similar to that of dialup bulletin board systems and Usenet networks that were common from the late 1970s to the 1990s. Early web-based forums date back as far as 1996. Becoming a member of a forum is a simple matter of registration with the site by submitting a web form and giving username, password and email.
Redix has core capability in developing forums using software packages in a variety of programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Java and ASP. Our software engineers have notable success in phpBB, the most popular forum development platform. We can help you in developing forums with all the necessary features, including user account set up, theme development and assigning administrator and moderator tools to regulate the forum users.
Custom phpBB forum development service at Redix includes start to finish processes from forum design, integration, customization, template development, theme development to ongoing maintenance. One of the main advantages of using PHP scripting language for forum development is that you have to incur only the development costs, as the software source code is available free.