Forum Installation /Configuration -Community portal!

Hi We are looking for establishing a portal inwhich Forum is a key feature. Here are the details of the features:


Purpose: Purpose of the forum is to share the ideas among the community, Post events, ask questions about the profession, Initiate opinion poll on current topics/issues.


The forum should be organized by categories of the community. Administrator should be able to add/update/delete the categories of the forum.

When writing a post, user should have option to

Spell check

Formatting the text

Ability to declare themselves as “anonymous’

Members should be able to rate the response (1-5 scale. 1 - the best response. 5- irrelevant) – Top rated posts should be shown in separate place of the forum.

The forum have the RSS feed to the other pages of the website.

Members have the option of getting the updates/responses to a topic as an email notification, based on their frequency options (Once a day, Once a week, Once a month) – It’s a global feature of the website. We would like to have the update notification for all the other features like Blog Update, Job Update, Forum Update and News Update.

Member when login to the forum, he/she should be able to see unread posts (Posts since last login) highlighted.

There will be an Update page of the forum where the member can see the threads/posts that he/she subscribed for with ‘updated’ indicators. Top forum posts of the area interest should be shown. By clicking on any of these posts, the user will be taken to the actual forum topic. Members have the ability to bookmark the posts/threads

When member is posting a thread, he/she should be able to categorize the thread as Question, Topic, Announcement, Request.

Only registered users can be able to start a topic/respond to a thread. Everyone can view the forum.

Contents of the forum should be exposed to search engines

Members should have option to search the forum by user name, text, date & Category.

Members can be able to sort the posts by date/time, popularity.

Members can have option to use “Show me other topics from this user”.

Members should have the ability to forward the topic/page to others

Forum is a part of main website. So, users in the forum should be able to navigate to other pages of the website from the forum.

Other external forums/Webmasters should have the ability to subscribe for RSS feed from this forum.

Forum should have the feature to show the member registration date and number of posts by member.

Each post should have the details of the poster (User ID, Member since). By clicking on the user ID, it should take to profile page where they can see the member activity summary.

Member should be able to send invitation to people to join the forum

Forum should have Google Ads/Affiliate banners at the respective places.


Moderator should be able to edit/delete/move the threads/posts.

Moderator should be able to make announcements for specific/all forums. It should be displayed on the top of the forum.

Moderator should have the ability to mark any thread “Sticky” to prioritize the display.

Moderator should be able to block any users violating the forum rules.

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Any open source.


Please give your bid, suggested technologies and time lines.



Habilidades: ASP, PHP

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ID do Projeto: #137500