MyBB – free PHP and MySQL based discussion board

MyBB is a free PHP and MySQL based discussion board that specially designed to give you easy to use and intuitive forum interface that you and your visitors are used to. The discussion board is fully compatible with MySQL Fulltext search capabilities (MySQL 4.1+) and Completely customizable with MyBB intuitive templates and theme system.

it offer some nice features like calendar/events, mass mailing to members, Automatic thumbnail creation, a built-in theme editor & more. you can easily customize the look and feel of your forums by creating a color scheme and modifying templates and control every aspect of your forums with little technical knowledge. A plugin architecture allowing you to easily add additional functionality to your forum without modifying the code, an advanced permissions system with support for multiple user groups and inheritance, AJAX based in-line editing and auto-completion as well as much more.

MyBB is written in PHP and uses a MySQL, Postgresql ,SQLite for database and also compatible with all major browsers like; Mozilla Firefox 3,2,1 , Opera, Safari, Konqueror, Internet Explorer 6,7 , Google Chrome, Mozilla SeaMonkey etc…

Features of MyBB:

  • Administrator Control Panel
  • Moderator Control Panel
  • Built-in Template & Theme Editor
  • AJAX Based Quick Reply
  • MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite database support with replication/slave support built in
  • Calendars and Events
  • Warn and punish users when they act inappropriately.
  • Automatically promote users based on their post count, reputation or registration date.
  • Configurable Search Engine Detection
  • Search Engine Friendly URLs.
  • Mass Mail and Newsletter System
  • Powerful Plugin System
  • Task Scheduling System
  • Improved User Interface
  • Performance Improvements