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how to create forum using PHP code

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i wish to know how to create a simple forum using PHP code.would someone please tell me how ;D:D

 

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hi,

 

How you want it to be..

 

Interested in using third party tools like phpbb .which is well known for creating community or you wanted to writing your own ???

 

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Hello and welcome to the forums

Please check the board descriptions before posting - @PHPFreaks is for questions and issues about this site, not getting help for your own.

Cheers

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Sure, just tell me want oyu want and I will code it up for you for free.

 

In all honesty, if you are interested start taking a look of the code of open source php form applications.

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Have you ever heard of Google? This forum specifically says no Coding Help. Take the time to learn PHP, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, and AJAX. Then you would have the skills to build a basic forum.

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This forum specifically says no Coding Help.

I moved it here from @phpfreaks as stated above, as (s)he is neither producing code or asking for it, but asking how to create them.

 

as with other similar questions like this though, if you have to ask the question then maybe it's not time to be looking at it. having said that, simple forums are not particularly hard to code (forget making the next SMF/phpBB/vBulletin for now though - those are pretty complex and feature packed). learn about membership/login scripts, then maybe simple database record retrieval. building a basic blog would be a good step as, in a way, they're nothing more than bog-standard, completely stripped down forums (in the respect of being a list of date-ordered posts belonging to a user). you can build out from there.

 

A couple of Google searches for "php blog tutorials" or whatever should churn out enough results to keep you busy learning for a while.

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In all honesty, if you are interested start taking a look of the code of open source php form applications.

 

This is a great idea...I've always learned the most tearing into projects pepole have already done...

 

http://www.codango.com/ has a bunch of forum applications you could experiment with.  One of them may already do exactly what you want anyway.

 

Good luck though  ;)

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Even simple forums can be tricky if you don't know what you are doing. Novices that try to look at PHPBB scripts are dumbfounded by how complex they are. Granted they are a bit, but most of the code in there is just simply comments.

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