An Internet forum, or message board, is an online discussion site where your customers can discuss your service or products with you and between themselves in a free open online format.
This is an important tool to reach out to your customers and address their concerns and questions to keep your ratings high.
We offer popular vBulletin software by Jelsoft as our message board of choice.
vBulletin is a powerful community solution that makes it easy to add a forum messaging system to your web site.
Here is a quick recap of vBulleting features:
- Thread display options - sort by, sort order, from date
- Thread and forum subscription (notification by email optional)
- Thread preview on mouse-over (optional, via Admin CP)
- Active Users viewing thread shown
- New Post Indicator
- Printer Friendly versions on threads
- Admin tools for Threads - edit/delete/move/lock/Make sticky/ etc
- Email page to a friend option
- Similar Threads displayed on all thread views
- Linear, Threaded, Hybrid display views available
- Supports BB Code in posts
- Supports HTML in post
- Optional WYSIWYG or standard editors for posts and Private Messages
- Attachment images (.gif,.jpg, etc) are no longer in the database (optional, via Admin CP)
- Quick reply box (with optional "forced" click on post to quote)
- Preview post option
- Post rating
- User reputation
- Post Reporting - report posts to moderators
- User post count
- Admin tools for Posts - edit/delete/move/ etc
- Preview safe attachments
- Member List
- Member Search
- User Style picker
- Private Messaging
- Buddy list
- Member Birthdays shown on Forum home
- Supports multiple private and public calendars
- Viewable public and private events (adminCP option)
- Weekly, monthly and yearly views
- Jump to Today option
- Add single, ranged or recurring events
- Add all day events
- Option to show calendar event on forum home page (adminCP option)
- Show events to specific usergroups (adminCP option)
- Calendar Moderation
- Private events reminder
- Ability to add custom fields
- Who's online
AJ Conslting will install vBulletin for you and will help you get it up and running quickly.
Call us today for a free consultation and work with our team to add this important tool to your website.