Aug 31

Community website hosting

If you are about to start your own social network or community website you might be interested in the following applications which cover almost all features required for interactive and social-oriented website. Below you can find a list of the most populary used appllications and suitable hosting solutions for them.

wordpress-muBased on the standard WordPress blog platform the multi-user version extends the functionality to a whole new level providing you with the ability to create literary unlimited number of blogs. Additionally, your visitors may register and sign up for their own WordPress blog which will be created automatically without any actions required on your end. In other words, WordPress MU is the perfect application if you are looking for a blog-oriented community website. Our WordPress MU Hosting package provides all hosting features that will be needed, free installation and 24/7 expert technical support.

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buddypress_256BuddyPress is a set of WordPress plugins and themes which extend the multi user version of WordPress with many social network features such as extended user profiles, private messaging, friends lists and groups as well as user wall (wire). BuddyPress contains all the features you would expect from WordPress but emphasize on the members social interaction. If you are looking for a blog-community network but still you would like to emphasize on member profiles and groups BuddyPress is just for you. Our BuddyPress Hosting package is recongnized as the best on the marked due to the professional support and BuddyPress optimized hosting environment.

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pligg_logoPligg is an open source Content Management System (CMS) that you can download and use for free. Still, it is not like the other CMS applications and hardly can be recongnized as any other specific type of application due to its unique features. Pligg CMS provides social networking software that encourages visitors to register on your website so that they can submit content and connect with other users. Pligg creates websites where stories are created and voted on by members, not website editors. You can use Pligg to start your own Digg-like social networking community in minutes. If you are going to create your own StumbleUpon clone you will need a reliable and secure Pligg hosting solution. Our Pligg Hosting package provides hassle-free environment for your website needs on an extreemly afforable price.

Laconica (pronounced “luh-KAWN-ih-kuh”) is a Free and Open Source microblogging platform. It helps people in a community, company or group to exchange short (140 character) messages over the Web. Users can choose which people to “follow” and receive only their friends’ or colleagues’ status messages. It provides a similar service to sites like Twitter, Jaiku, and Plurk.

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Joomla Community Builder is an open-source community builder, working as an extension to Joomla. Community Builder integrates all features needed to make your site social and users getting active on your website. Community Builder is designed and tested for stability and performance, and runs on many large sites with concurrent member interactions. Performance audits and database optimizations have been made in cooperation with leading database experts to ensure large site operations. Our specially optimized hosting environment for Joomla websites is a great platform for building your community website using the Joomla Community Builder Hosting Package

Dolphin web community script is a universal software package that allows you to build any kind of online community. With a huge variety of features and options, you can quickly develop your own community, dating or social-networking site.

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May 20

Create a Twitter clone website

Microblogging platform helps people in a community, company or group to exchange short (about 140-character-long) messages over the Web, update their current status or simply post their current activities. Most microblogging websites provides users to choose which people to “follow” and receive only their friends’ or colleagues’ status messages. One of the most popular microblogging websites are Twitter, Jaiku and Plurk.

Despite the fact that for developing such website you will need a lot of development work you can still create Twitter-clone with all the basic functionalities pretty easy. In this article we will introduce you to an applications on which you can base your microblogging website.

Laconica (pronounced “luh-KAWN-ih-kuh”). It is a Free Open Source microblogging platform which is still under development process. Still, it covers all of the main features that are required for creating a microblogging platform.

2009-05-20_1849As soon as you login with your Laconica username and password you will be displayed with a message box on the top of the page where you can insert status update. By presing the Send button your message will be displayed on the public timeline.

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Using Laconica you can also create groups to which your members may join and follow the status updates. The reply button next to the post provides you with the option to easily reply to member`s post within a click.  One great functionality of Laconica is the SMS notification which can be configured for your user:

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The Twitter connect functionality allows you to automatically receive your notices to Twitter, and subscribe to Twitter friends already here.

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