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How can you start a web forum?

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04/18/2008

You will need to sign up for a web host (like Godaddy.com or Aplus.net). For a small forum a shared hosting plan is fine. Try to find one that includes the option to install a forum for free (Godaddy does this).

If your hosting plan doesn't include forum installation, you can easily it yourself. You will need to create a mysql database. Then download your forum software (phpbb.com is a good free one). Follow the installation instructions.