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Forum Hosting

Want to run a forum for your club, group, industry or business?  Offering both phpBB and SMF, we can install the program and provide the documentation to allow you to customise your forum to suit your needs.

For just $9.95 a month, you can be managing your own forum for discussions on any topic.  Manage all aspects of your forum’s options, categories, members and threads from a user-friendly control panel. Our forum service comes complete with a pre-configured, top performing forum program packed with custom plug-ins and is supported by our dependable servers.

We have two forum programs available for your use.

  • phpBB HostingphpBB is an abbreviation for PHP Bulletin Board. phpBB is one of the world’s leading open-source web forum software programs. ACS Web-hosting offers it as an easy auto-install with Fantastico in your web control panel (cpanel). phpBB has a huge list of very customizable features that will contribute to your forum’s growth. phpBB can also be used as the perfect compliment for an established website.
  • SMF HostingSMF is short for Simple Machines Forum. Written in the popular language PHP and utilising MySQL, SMF allows you to create your very own online community forum within minutes thanks to Fantastico. SMF includes all the features you need to run a successful forum like easy user management, customizable settings and member registration.
  • Your own domain
  • Pre-configured installation
  • Administration control panel
  • Custom logo support
  • Avatar & smiley galleries
  • Several templates
  • Group controls
  • Security settings
  • Private message system
  • Thread tracking
  • Unlimited categories
  • Unlimited messages
  • Ad-free hosting
  • Software updates
  • Support & tutorials

The cost is only $9.95AUD a month and includes:  Software installation, anti-spam mods to keep out those pesky link spammers, levels of membership so you can keep some of your forum (or all of it) private for members only and guidance from ACS-Webhosting.  If you require us to set it up for you there will be a once-only set up fee of $49.95AUD.

Just a couple of examples for you to view:

Time to get started?  Order your forum now!