Comparison of the Best Forum Software

Are you looking for a forum tool for your web site? Here you will find the best online message board software capable to create a powerful online discussion system where your visitors can share their opinion and write about their interests and hobbies.

PhpBB is the most widely used free Open Source forum tool and certainly the most popular one on SiteGround servers. It is a powerful, multi-functional, and easily modifiable bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple installation and administration, and helpful tutorial and documentation.PhpBB is an open source script, which means you are allowed to modify its source code to your convenience.

Simple Machines Forum (SMF) is free, elegant, feature-rich community forum software. It has a comprehensible and intuitive user interface. SMF has large online community with developers and other users able and willing to help. SMF offers easy-to-modify theme support and has highly optimized database structure and queries are suitable for small and large forums. SMF is not an open source software, so users are not allowed to modify the copyright notice and redistribute the software without written permission from its owners. However, users can modify the source code.