The MyBB group has developed a great free message board system you can quickly install on any web hosting account. What is the script’s name? MyBB. The interface of MyBB is really easy to use and uses the standard message board structure we all know – so your visitors will feel familiar with the way MyBB works.
Here are some of the features of MyBB:
- Have an unlimited number of members, forums, posts, threads – and anything else!
- MySQL Fulltext search capabilities (MySQL 4.1+)
- As many copies as you like, one database.
- Completely customizable with our intuitive templates and theme system
- Install or create as many different languages on your forum as you please
- Developed in PHP, compatible with MySQL, PgSQL, and SQLite v2 and v3 database servers
- Powerful user control panel
- Custom profiles and settings per user
- Custom profile fields
- Advanced private messaging system with tracking and multiple folders
- Reputation system allowing members to rate each other
- Signatures, avatars, buddy and ignore lists and forum subscriptions
- Attach multiple files to a single post
- Automatic thumbnail generation for attached images
- Clickable smilies and BB Code
- Quick moderation options for moderators
- Email notification of new posts
- Create polls with multiple options and attach them to threads
- Multi-quote – quote multiple posts easily in one reply
As you can see there is a lot to love about this forum script. If you want to learn more about MyBB or download it to add something new to your own website, you can do so at mybb.com.