Last updated on: 23/12/2013 by Rekha Yadav
Simple Machines Forum SMF is professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within seconds. Actually it’s like an Open Source bulletin board software package for all. It is designed to provide you with all the features you need from a bulletin board while having an absolute minimal impact on the resources of the server. It is written in the popular language PHP and uses a MySQL databases.
Its unique Server Side Includes function lets you have your forum and your website interact with each other. It includes a very light code which ultimately makes it faster. Another feature is that it's fairly integrates with content management systems. This version of SMF also offers a lot of great add-ons. Some of these include sub-accounts which a built-in profile chat system and profile status updates. Every time it comes out with a new release and updates. SMF is the next generation of forum software and best of all it is completely free.
It’s like an Open Source bulletin board software package that allows you to set up your own online community within seconds.