Chapter 7. Community Building Modules


Three of the most important community building tools for any website are calendars, forums, and newsletters. With any of the applications, you can create a system in which users regularly return for new dynamic content, and these tools can become self-perpetuating when users themselves help to generate more new content.

PostNuke does not currently include a calendar, forum, or newsletter module with its core package, but a number of third-party modules are available for PostNuke that work quite well.

This chapter examines the following five third-party community modules you can use with your PostNuke website:

  • PostCalendar

  • pnConcert/pnEvent

  • PNphpBB2

  • XForum ...

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