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Requests for software specific to Internet Forums (or message boards) should use this tag.

An Internet forum, often also called "message board", is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages. Other than with chat rooms, communication is not necessarily real-time (sometimes moderation only allows accepted messages to be shown), and usually by default archived for longer display.

Read more on the definition in the Wikipedia article "Internet forum".

Wikipedia also has a comparison of forum software.

What is this tag for?

This tag should be used when looking for forum specific software. This includes:

  • software to operate a forum/message board, such as phpBB
  • specific software to participate in forums, such as Tapatalk
  • add-ons/extensions to such software
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