This program features user registration, cookie-based login, a built-in search engine, multiple forums, the ability to customize using the built-in administration package, and more. Sporum uses an SQL database to store its data and has been designed to run under Mod_Perl. In addition, Sporum is under GPL.
The Message Board script lets users who come to your site join in a discussion group by reading and posting messages. Users get a very friendly graphical interface with icons for navigation, posting etc. This board is heavily Netscape 2.0 dependant for its extensive use of tables, fixed text area etc.
This program is highly customizable. It can be used as a Guest Book, Top100 Chart, Classifieds, Forum, or anything else you could imagine. The features include member mangement, separate administrator and designer menus with online help, file uploading/downloading, email notification, censoring/banning, polling, and more.
The Finger Server is a web based, "pseudo" Unix finger server with a nice browser oriented interface. Users who have an account can login and update their .plan files for others to see. Visitors to your site can check the plans of their favorite users for project updates, personal thoughts, etc. Administration and setup is easy using the browser based control panel.