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Re: Creating a forum
From Bob F on 23 Sept '99
replying to Re: Creating a forum posted by Scott

I used Allair's Forums2.n to develop a really nice forum. I don't know the cost, but probably a few hundred and some days to configure it.

>>I've decided to try and put a message board on my website but I'm afraid I'm in over my head. I've tried a few free cgi's but the instructions are just not clear enough for me.
>>I do have a web server that allows me to use cgi's and perl. Can anyone direct me to some sort of message board program with clear instructions for a newbie like myself?(I am familiar with basic ftp'ing but I'm still lost when it comes to telnet, setting permissions, etc.)
>>I would like very much to learn more about cgi and perl to set up a forum, but I would also be willing to pay a reasonable fee for the service of having the message board set up for me.
>>Thanks in advance for any help.
>>David Scheppler.
>Hi David. I use Matt Wright's WWWBoard found at
>It shouldn't take more than an hour to install
>and configure the board. If you need it customized
>beyond a few changes, the time could double or triple.
>Also, and other sites also provide remotely
>hosted sites. You have to put up with a couple
>banners (theirs) but everything is done through
>an easy browser interface.

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