Web sites and Forums

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Hello friends,

I am wondering how to create a web site that can be accessed by members only.

Secondly, I want to know the tools that I can use to create a forum for the use of my colleagues.

Looking forward your assistance,


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Drupal could handle all of that out of the box, so that might be a place to start. You can easily set your permissions so content is only visible to logged in users. It also has a (simple) forum included.

If you wanted a more complex forum you would need to do a lot more work (as we have on this site), or use another tool.

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Joined: Jan 2016

You can use content management system for that like Wordpress, Joomla or Drupal and use a Membership plugin or extension to restrict some parts of your site to your members only. In terms of forum, you can phpbb for that. it's free.

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Another simple possibility would be to add a .htaccess file to the folder, you don't want anyone else to access.

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