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What forum software should I use?

This is a general, community wiki catch-all question to address "I need a forum script that does x, y, and z..." questions. If your question was closed as a duplicate of this question and you feel ...
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Preventing robots from crawling specific part of a page

As a webmaster in charge of a tiny site that has a forum, I regularly receive complains from users that both the internal search engine and that external searches (like when using Google) are totally ...
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How to start and encourage an online community?

We're looking to add a forum/online community area to our website. Previous attempts of encouraging comments and interaction have failed and the community tends to die a death eventually. So, I've ...
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Alternative to vBulletin [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? I'm currently using vBulletin along with a bunch of plugins like vBSEO, shoutbox and others for a sports discussion site. I just don't ...
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Strange spam posts not making sense [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What kind of spam is this? I'm running a web site with a forum where one small part is open for posting from unregistered users. The site uses captcha, but still some ...
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Good message board for a website (e.g. phpBB) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? What are the best (and most widely used) Linux-based message board softwares, and the pros and cons of each. e.g. Security ...
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Are there any legal implications to reading a user's privates messages on a forum?

I'm the webmaster of a forum and we are having trouble with a user and we suspect he uses privates messages to do illegal business (not illicit, but illegal according to the forum rules). Are their ...
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Forum with LDAP integration?

Is there any popular forum software (installable, not hosted), that has LDAP integration for users? Ubuntu server, Python would be nice but not required, authentication only for now, although ...
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Suggestions of internet forum software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? I'm going to be setting up a few internet forums to test out the software. I was going to be doing this with vBulletin, but they don't ...