Free Forums - any recs?

  Covergirl 13:06 17 May 2010

Any recommendations on a free Forum provider ?

I realise they are mostly funded by advertising and some will be more feature rich than others so I'm looking for actual recommendations based on experience rather than just a list from Google.

Thanks in advance

  mgmcc 13:30 17 May 2010

I run my own tech support forums using "Forumotion" click here and this has worked well for me.

My own ones are at click here

  Covergirl 15:24 17 May 2010

Thanks that looks ideal !! Good layout and quite neat - I'll have a look at their registration stuff later.

Many thanks

Any other recs please keep 'em coming in.

  rawprawn 15:47 17 May 2010

Computer Trouble click here
Bleeping Computer
click here

  Covergirl 05:09 19 May 2010

Very simple account creation but no sign of a return email for validation.


  Telakhai 07:21 19 May 2010

I've been using for a few years with our kinship form for LOTRO.

Despite a few server problems (odd occasions where users can't log in) that were fixed quickly, I've been very happy with the service.

If you want to look around, our forum is:

  matofthemint 12:13 19 May 2010

Give this a try. click here

  Covergirl 05:43 20 May 2010

I got a forum up and running at in no time - just before you posted but thanks anyway.
matofthemint - thanks again but sorted now.

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

Elsewhere on IDG sites

Samsung Galaxy S9 review

Explore Milton Glaser's iconic poster designs from the 1960s to present, including Bob Dylan, I…

What to expect at Apple's 27 March education event

Idées cadeaux pour geeks et tech addicts