Win a copy of 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know this week in the Java in General forum!
  • Post Reply Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic
programming forums Java Mobile Certification Databases Caching Books Engineering Micro Controllers OS Languages Paradigms IDEs Build Tools Frameworks Application Servers Open Source This Site Careers Other all forums
this forum made possible by our volunteer staff, including ...
  • Campbell Ritchie
  • Paul Clapham
  • Jeanne Boyarsky
  • Junilu Lacar
  • Henry Wong
  • Ron McLeod
  • Devaka Cooray
  • Tim Cooke
Saloon Keepers:
  • Tim Moores
  • Stephan van Hulst
  • Frits Walraven
  • Tim Holloway
  • Carey Brown
  • Piet Souris
  • salvin francis
  • fred rosenberger

Are there any java forums/can you change this one so that it doesn't require a login system?

Posts: 11
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Hey ppl

Just wondering if there is any reasonable way to get rid of the login/registration system on jforum or if you know of any java forums/bulletin boards etc that do not require a login?

I already have my own secure login system set up for my site with pages that only registered users can access. I want to add a message board/forum but making the user login again/have to register again just for the forum seems a bit backwards.

Ideally, a forum that doesn't require a login would be great as I could edit it a bit and ensure the user has logged in previously, if they haven't I can bump them bk to the login screen.

Any ideas? Any style within reason will do

Posts: 43016
  • Likes 1
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
JForum can be configured to allow anonymous posting, i.e. w/o registration and login. Drawback is that all posts are from "Anonymous", so unless people put their names in posts (and even then) it can be difficult to follow a topic.
Ollie Relent
Posts: 11
  • Mark post as helpful
  • send pies
  • Quote
  • Report post to moderator
Possibly but it would still look weird as there would be a login option etc unless i rooted around and cut these out of the source.

The Anon is a bit annoying. Ahh well, i'm not sure if i'm gonna find what i'm looking for. I may just have a make my own basic one
Everyone is a villain in someone else's story. Especially this devious tiny ad:
Devious Experiments for a Truly Passive Greenhouse!
    Bookmark Topic Watch Topic
  • New Topic