Providing more freedom than many other bulletin board software programs, bbPress allows you to do more without the worries of slow load times. The software is 100% free, simpler to use than most others, more secure, clean, simple and ready to go as soon as you setup your account.
BBPress is a type of forum software made to work much like WordPress. If you know how to use WordPress and you’re looking for top-of-the-line bulletin board software, bbPress is an excellent choice. This open source software provides an easy integration, speed and an easy to use administrative area.
BBPress keeps things light and small without skimping on the add-ons and features. You can use the WordPress plugin system to customize your forum through bbPress with all the right look, function and feel. This will allow you to do more with your forum than most other types of forum software.
Running your forum with bbPress may be the right choice, but if you don’t get the right hosting, it can lead to many frustrating nights trying to figure out why things don’t work the way you want. Hosting is a vital part of any website or any web-based project, including forums. Whether this is your first forum or you’re experienced with them, hosting provides the foundation for everything else.
Without good hosting, you could find your forum loading slowly or experiencing downtime. If this happens, members won’t post as often or even join. The wrong hosting could kill your forum faster than anything else could.
Two key issues must be addressed when choosing bbPress hosting for your forum. First, you need to look at the uptime of the servers from the hosting company. If the reputation doesn’t meet with the uptime stats, you need to stay away. Read customer reviews and make sure the hosting company averages at least 99.99% uptime.
Second, you need to make sure you choose a host with reliable email programs. Since every sign up will result in an email sent to the person including a password or a registration link, you need reliable email from your host.
At ITX Design, we provide both incredible uptime and reliable email. With industry experts providing 24/7 technical support, you get everything you need with any of our hosting packages.
Since bbPress is built to run without taking up as many resources as other bulletin board software programs, you don’t need an expensive hosting package, especially if you’re just starting out. One of the shared hosting packages from ITX Design will give you the perfect foundation to get started.
After you sign up hundreds of members and your traffic numbers grow, you may need to consider upgrading to VPS or dedicated hosting, but not at first. These types of hosting provide you with your own resources and an extra layer of security you don’t get with shared hosting. However, just starting out, you only need a solid shared hosting package.
Once you’ve signed up for your shared hosting package for your bbPress forum, you can install the software and get to work on setting everything up. Since we monitor and manage our servers around the clock, you won’t have to worry about slowdowns or downtime. The downtime on our servers is minimal and we average 99.999% uptime from all of our servers.
Hosting packages start as low as $4.95 per month, if you only plan to host one website. Other shared hosting packages provide the ability to host multiple websites. All packages come with unlimited disk space and bandwidth making it easy to get your bbPress forum up and running with plenty of resources for your new traffic.
With the right hosting from ITX Design and bbPress installed on your website, you won’t struggle to get your forum up and running fast. Put the WordPress plugins to good use and customize the look, function and usability of your new forum without all the struggles of learning how to code. You don’t need to shell out hundreds or thousands of dollars for design and hosting when you choose bbPress and hosting from ITX Design.
This combination puts all the control in your hands with the support of expert hosting specialists anytime you need them. BBPress is a very powerful open source bulletin board software program. When you choose the right hosting for your foundation and you install this software, you will be thrilled at how easy it is to run your own forum. Get started today with your shared hosting package from ITX Design.