What is a forum?
A forum is an employee/student/public meeting
or assembly for open discussion. An Internet forum, or message board, is an
online discussion site. It originated as the modern equivalent of a
board. From a technological standpoint, forums or boards are
People participating in an Internet forum may
cultivate social bonds and interest groups for a topic may form from the
discussions. Forums prefer a premise of open and free discussion and often
adopt de facto
standards. Most common topics on forums include questions,
comparisons, and polls of opinion as well as debates.
What are the benefits
of forum and why should I use it?
Do you own a web site and want a way to
give your visitors a way to share information and ideas? The first thing
that might come to mind is a web forum. Forums are hot cake in
cyberspace. Popular forums have millions of users. Forum revolutionizes
the way we communicate. This is in theory the ideal setup from a
technical standpoint. Technology seems to have made it easy to
communicate ideas and thoughts across the web to any number of readers
News, Notices, Polls, Debates, Alumni
association, blogging, Job posting, Information to a group of
people/parents/students about attendance, exam notice, practical, viva
voce etc, distribution of assignments, notes, ppt and all these in
More over it, if a user gets registered on
your forum, you would be having his all contact details like mobile
number, email, website and home address for future communication.
All visitors can directly connect to
concerned departments. It allows busy person to ask a question, read
information sitting on their places thus eliminating communication gap.
What is FastForum?
(An effective way to communicate.
Use FastForum, Save Trees, Go Green)
FastForum is a powerful and robust forum
software system implemented in Java. It provides an attractive and user
friendly interface, an efficient forum engine, an easy to use
administrative panel, an advanced permission control system and much
Built from the ground up around a MVC
framework, it can be deployed on any servlet container or Application
Server, such as Tomcat, Resin and JBoss. Its clean design and
implementation make FastForum easy to customize and extend.
If you or your company is searching for a
serious and robust Forum Software, FastForum is the right choice.
What do I need to use
Well, nothing special.
There are two scenarios to use it:
Intranet implementation - You need a
computer connected to your local area network. This scenario is
preferable when you want forum to be accessible within your
Internet Implementation - You need a web
hosting account. This scenario is preferable when you want forum to be
available on internet.