Online Forums

This website allows users to post queries and answers. When a user posts query other users can see the post and reply/answer to it if they know the solution to the problem.

Technologies and Products used

The following are the steps to related to be taken to run this web application :

  1. Download and unzip it into any directory in your system. (For example if you extract to d:\ then it will create a directory forums in d:\ . li>Connect to SQL Server and create wmu database as follows:
  2. Make forums the current database by giving the following command
    USE forums
  3. Create required tables using TABLES.TXT file and also insert appropriate data into tables.
  4. Open Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition.
  5. Open the project from the directory into which you extracted project.For example, d:\forums
  6. Goto Solution Explorer and make login.aspx the startup page.
  7. Run project from VWD 2005 Express Edition.
  8. You should see login.aspx page.