[thelist] PHP/MySQL forum with CSS

Jeanne Edna Thelwell matantisi at matantisi.com
Tue Aug 21 19:24:11 CDT 2001

The PHP version of wwwthreads uses CSS, I believe, but it's not freeware.

At 08:12 PM 8/21/2001 -0400, you wrote:
>I have to install a php/mysql forum (i.e., message board) for a site I'm 
>developing - so far I've tried phpbb, phorum, and w-agora - all of them 
>work fine, but each one contains upwards of 1000 font-related tags, and 
>piles of bgcolor type stuff. I haven't published a site with a font tag in 
>nearly 3 years, and I don't want to do it now. The usage is such that it 
>isn't easy to just strip this stuff out using search and replace - 
>basically I'm looking at a couple of days worth of very tedious work to 
>get rid of them, and they are somewhat incorporated in the functionality 
>(i.e., it's not just a matter of deleting html tags).
>So has anyone ever encountered a php/mysql forum that uses CSS for 
>appearance (tables are fine for layout)? Or at least could be easily 
>hacked to use CSS?
>Thanks very much,
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