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- The correct title of this article is miniBB. The initial letter is shown capitalized due to technical restrictions.
miniBB - an abbreviation of "minimalist bulletin board" - is a flat-type (not threaded) free PHP-powered discussion board, is released under the GNU General Public License. Its primary goals are being user-friendly, faster and not overwhelmed by a large number rarely used features as compared to other discussion boards.
miniBB can be used on all operating systems that are able to support the PHP scripting language. Current release of miniBB 2.0 supports MySQL database as a data storage. miniBB 1.x also works with PostgreSQL and MSSQL.
First released in 2002, now running on tens of thousands communities all over the world wide web. Some of the worlds biggest discussion boards with over a million of posts are using miniBB.
miniBB project was created by Paul Puzyrev and Sergei Larionov. Both are programmers from Latvia, Riga.
Both Sergei and Paul were willing to start their own project on PHP. Paul needed a simple customizable forum system, so he involved Sergei in the miniBB project, which turned into the mature bulletin board with its own peculiarities, making it different from many other free open source boards.
- miniBB Support Forums
- XHTML compliant miniBB version, based on miniBB 1.7f
- German Support forum for miniBB
Categories: Free Internet forum software | PHP programming language | Free groupware