This is a typical forums which allows users to add threads and reply to existing threads. It also allows users to search for existing threads. It provides all common tasks related to users such as registration, password recovery, change profile etc.

Technologies and Products used

Steps to download, deploy and run this project

The following are the steps to related to be taken to run the existing part of the application:
  1. Download forums_sep_2007.ZIP and unzip it into any directory in your system. (For example if you extract to d:\ then it will create a directory d:\). This download contains all that is required for project including database. However, images related to users must be uploaded using Change Profile option.
  2. Open Visual Web Developer 2005 Express Edition or Visual Studio.NET 2005.
  3. Open the project from the directory into which you extracted project.For example, d:\forums
  4. Goto Solution Explorer and make login.aspx the startup page.
  5. Run project from VWD 2005 Express Edition.
  6. You should see login.aspx page.