In this section, TheFreeSite.com takes a look at free services that let you easily set up a message board, or a forum, on your Web site. Message boards are a great way to get feedback, as well as encourage interactivity with your visitors. Most of the services we list let you easily set up a message board by simply filling out a series of forms. With most of these services, you can even customize the appearance and features of your message board.
This service offers free, remotely hosted message boards for your Web site. The boards here are customizable and offer features such as a search function, a counter and bad word filtering. For now, the boards display no banner ads, (although this may change in the future).
This free remotely hosted message board service lets you create your own custom forum. The service is easy to use and offers many features, including video sharing, a searchable forum directory and a single user login for multiple message boards.
Looking to set up your own message board? BoardSpace offers free custom message boards, powered by the popular phpBB forum technology. An ad-free service, BoardSpace offers lots of features, including unlimited posts and users, easy setup, daily backups and free support.
(Note: this site is temporarily unavailable). This free service lets you set up your own fully customizable message board. The boards here offer a good way for you to build a community around your Web site, as well as get feedback from your visitors. Aceboard.net boards offer lots of features, including an intuitive interface, smilies, and more.