Open Source Forum Shootout - Phorum

In part 2 of this multi-parter, I'll be looking at open source forum solution Phorum. Just as before, I'll cover Ease of Installation, Features, Extensibility and Themes.

So, let's get started!

Phorum currently is at version 5.2.7, and unlike some other forum solutions, has a requirement for PHP 5.2 and MySQL. 5.0. The required version numbers of these packages might make it difficult ...

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Open Source Forum Shootout - bbPress

In this multi-part post, I'll be going through and looking at several different open source forum solutions. When it comes to forum software, one of the most popular choices is phpBB. However, it's by no means the only option for setting up a forum using FOSS, so here I'll be looking at some alternatives you can use.

In each of these quick-fire shootout posts, I'll cover ...

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WordPress 2.5 released

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Popular blogging software WordPress (which we use here, for FOSSwire itself) has just had a major version update to 2.5.

The major new feature of this release is a completely overhauled admin panel and posting interface, which features a completely new design style and is designed to make the whole blogging process easier and faster.

At the time of writing, there isn't an official post on the WordPress ...

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