Nearforums is a lightweight powerful discussion forum that can be installed within minutes on Linux or Windows servers with MySQL or MS SQL database servers. It includes great features like sign-in with Facebook/Twitter, navigation with tags, full Web administration, built-in search engine, RSS feeds, and accessible HTML. It is SEO friendly.
|Tags||Internet Web 2.0 Message Boards Forum Forums|
|Operating Systems||Windows Linux|
|Implementation||MySQL MS SQL .NET Mono|
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Release Notes: This release adds a built-in search engine using Lucene.NET, improved flood control for posts, and more notification options.
Release Notes: This release adds internationalization, a custom db authentication provider, and access control lists for forums and threads.
Release Notes: This release features a flexible UI layout to handle both list and table-like template layouts, visual choice of themes, the ability for site owners to choose the default list sort order for the forums, and display of the latest forum activity.
Release Notes: Authentication can now be done using Membership Provider for SQL Server and MySQL. Flood control was implemented. Messages can be flagged for moderation. Pages can be created through Web administration. Nearforums is now able to run as an IIS subapp. Facebook Connect was migrated to OAuth 2.0.
Release Notes: .NET 4.0 is used as the target framework using ASP.NET MVC 3. All views were migrated to Razor for cleaner markup. An alternate template (layout file) is used for mobile devices. Four bugs were fixed since version 4.1.