ASP Playground: Full Featured ASP Discussion Forum

Category:
ASP, HTML and XML
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Advanced
Author:
Samuel Chou

Version Compatibility: ASP

More information:
ASPPlayground forum is a fully threaded forum with many features, unique intuitive interface FAST and FREE! A unique database structure and caching ensures minimum db access and maximum performance in generating tree structure! The many configuration options allow you to set up the forum based on your needs.

The program includes detailed instructions, but here is a fast-start guide:

  • Unzip the program to a folder marked as a virtual directory in IIS.
  • Use IIS to create a web application for this folder.
  • Rename one of the databases in the db directory to demoforum.mdb.
  • Grant write permissions to the Internet Anonymous User for demoforum.mdb.
  • Go to the home page and log in as user name admin, password admin.
  • Click admin and configure the forum.
There are other ASP discussion forums available at http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=1196 and http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=864. Of these, ASP Playground is the most feature rich.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download aspplayground.zip