There are a tonne of different ways to start your own forum and there are a number of scripts out there on the internet that will allow you to do it. However, some of them are not as good as others and some are just not well known enough to ever be found, despite them being excellent. Here are out top 10 best forum scripts:
XenForo is one of the best and most well known forum scripts out there. It has SEO built in and great features liek social engagement and alerts.
You will probably come across vBulletin if you are looking for a forum script as it is one of the most popular out there. It is also one of the best.
Invision Power offers one of teh best community and forum scripts out there. There is a lot of cool features including visual skin editor and more.
MyBB is one of the most well know free forum scripts and has features such as a plugin system and an easy to use admin panel.
This is a really great free forum script that is open source. It has a lot of cool features including tonnes of styles and modifications.
This is a great free forum script that is free and easily customisable. It is written with PHP and MySQL so will work on almost all servers.
This is yet another great free forum script that has been built on the PHP language and is really easy to install and use. it has a lot of great features too.
This is another free forum script that is open source. It also has support for multiple languages as well as having a tonne of extensions available.
This is a free forum that is extremely fast and optimised for the search engines right out of the box. It is great for small and medium forum solutions.
This is a free forum script that is very easy to install, very user friendly and extremely secure and stable. It has regular updates and works with PHP and MySQL.
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