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li guopeng
li guopeng
8,873 Points

I want to make a forum

I want to make a forum using PHP ,what should I do?

1 Answer

Ryan Field
Ryan Field
Courses Plus Student 21,241 Points

Writing an entire forum platform will require you to know much more than just PHP. You'll need to know how to send information to PHP from HTML/AJAX to be posted, have it processed by PHP, and then have it inserted into a database. You'll also need to know how to display that information when a forum page is displayed, which requires pulling database information, how to do pagination, and a plethora of other things.

If you are new to PHP and just want a forum for a website you're making, I'd suggest googling PHP forum software that is already complete that you can add to your site.