Hi Andrew, you (or someone else) could develop secure login procedure for existing phpbb forum, with payment if this is all you are missing. I think existing forum sw like phpbb or others are already well developed that repeating this work simply isn't worth the effort. Zeljko Dakic Webmaster @ http://www.dakic.co.yu Creating Better Business in Economy of Ideas > Hi All I am looking for an integrated solution for a forum > something that can just fit into an existing template and > also have a secure signing process so that is members only, > also something that the user table can be used to add extra > areas onto later on, for example a classified ads section. > > Currently using phpbb but dont think it is flexible enough. > I'm in two minds as to whether building one or using a > commercial tool, preferably written in php and using mysql?