What sets panFora apart from other web-based discussion forums?
- A web-based application that operates like a desktop application,
- Easy to install, in a matter of minutes,
- Scalable, regardless of the size of your group, and
- Simple to customize without having to learn any proprietary scripting codes.
- Exclusive "you-are-here" feature to keep the user from becoming lost while following a thread of discussion,
- Context sensitive help everywhere,
- Selectable Novice and Expert user interface modes
- Optional frames-based navigation,
- Separate message composition window,
- User photos,
- Word count when composing message,
- Quoting of replied to message,
- Customizable look and feel without programming,
- Fully web-based interface for configuration, administration and maintenance,
- Embedded database to make installation fast and easy (no database administrator required),
- Optimized compiled code for high volume internet/intranet websites,
- User-initiated email notifications, and
Multiple views of message and threads, including listing of:
- newest messages,
- unread "replies to viewer's" messages,
- messages by authors,
- message threads by date and authors.