Online forums, also called discussion boards, are popular and extremely diverse websites aimed at growing online communities of returning visitors bound by a common goal or interest. There are niche-specific solutions readily available, as well as a slew of general forum CMS. In some cases, aside from the included features, admins also like to add live chat and so in this post we’re going to have a look at how to add shoutbox to a XenForo site.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
WordPress truly is an incredible website builder. Its unrivalled features and capabilities have lead to a digital dominance, with around 35% of sites employing the software. Apart from the standard package, you can extend your blog or website with some of the 54,000+ plugins available. In fact, choosing the best ones for you may be a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re a beginner. That’s why I’m here to help you with a selection of the best social engagement WordPress plugins for your website.READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Online forums, despite having their shortcomings, have been a pretty great invention, really. Personally, I used to spend quite some time on a variety of them back in the days before social media blew up. I remember really looking forward to logging in and engaging with other community members on topics I’ve been passionate about. The idea of a discussion board is still going strong, but how can you make yours stand out and grow? Read on as I examine the benefits of adding live chat to an online forum.
MyBB is a free and open source forum software written in PHP. It supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and is subject to LGPL agreement. The platform has been around for over a decade and has seen a number of top-tier personnel changes, however, it has managed to remain consistent, releasing updates, fixes and providing support. In this post, I’d like to show you how to integrate MyBB chat plugin into an online forum in a couple of easy steps. Take a look.