[thelist] Open-Source Social application PHP

Raoul Snyman raoul.snyman at saturnlaboratories.co.za
Thu Apr 17 07:13:43 CDT 2008

On Thu, 17 Apr 2008 13:04:57 +0200, Bojan Tesanovic <btesanovic at gmail.com>
> I want to add a "social" application to my site, did anybody of you
> have some experience and some suggestion
> on this, I would prefer some open-source app written in PHP .
> The main thing I need is that user can have his/her own page where he
> can add images add friends ... similar to myspace.
> I can write my own but it can take lot of time to make it perfect and
> I don't want to reinvent the wheel.

Have a look at Drupal - http://drupal.org/ - while it's technically a CMS,
it's got a number of social-networking type modules which are a breeze to
install (especially if you use the Module Installer module), it's written
in PHP and it's open source.

Raoul Snyman
Saturn Laboratories
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