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Website Technology

Where I store information on different programming languages and ideas for building websites.

Forums

Here I will layout different forums, and the ones I have used and ones I currently use.

Forums I use

I used to use:

Comparisons

Information updated as of August 27th 2020

Name License Free Open Source? Paid Pricing Version Last Update Language
bbPress GPL v2.6.5 2020-05 Wordpress Plugin
Discourse GPL $100/mo v2.5.1 2020-08 Ruby >= 2.5.2
ElkArte BSD v1.1.6 2019-07 PHP >= 7.1
Flarum MIT v0.1.0-beta.13 2020-05 PHP >= 7.2.9
FlashBB Custom v2.0.1 2018-06 Python 
FluxBB GPLv2 v1.5.11 2018-12 PHP >= 5.6
miniBB GPL $70/lifetime v3.4.2 2019-10 PHP >= 4.1.0
MyBB LGPLv3 v1.8.24 2020-08 PHP >= 5.2
NodeBB GPLv3 $250/mo v1.14.3 2020-08 NodeJS >= 12.18
Phorum Custom v5.2.23 2017-01 PHP >= 5.2
phpBB GPLv2 v3.3.1 2020-08 PHP 7.1.0+ but less than PHP 7.3
PunBB GPLv2 v1.4.5 2020-01 PHP >= 4.3.0
Simple Machines Custom v2.0.17 2019-12 PHP >= 5.4.0
Vanilla Forums GPLv2 Contact them 3.3 2019-10 PHP >= 7.1

I would recommend any of the ones still currently having security and bug fixes. Such as bbPress/Discourse/Flarum/MyBB/NodeBB/phpBB

I would also recommend PHP 8 support if using PHP.

Free and Royalty Free Stuff

This will be a list compiled of free pictures, music, videos, and other assets to build websites, videos, music or pictures.

Music

Unminus https://www.unminus.com/
Pixabay https://pixabay.com/music/
Videvo https://www.videvo.net/royalty-free-music/sort/popular/freeclips/yes/
Others (I don't have time to research)

Sounds

Videvo https://www.videvo.net/royalty-free-sound-effects/sort/popular/freeclips/yes/

Images

Unsplash https://unsplash.com/
Pexels https://www.pexels.com/
Pixabay https://pixabay.com/photos/
Life of pix https://www.lifeofpix.com/
SplitShire https://www.splitshire.com/
Vecteezy https://www.vecteezy.com/photos

Videos

Pexels https://www.pexels.com/
Coverr https://coverr.co/
Pixabay https://pixabay.com/videos/
Dareful https://www.dareful.com/
Vidsplay https://www.vidsplay.com
Life of vids https://www.lifeofvids.com/
SplitShire https://www.splitshire.com/category/video-2/
Distill https://wedistill.io/
Videvo https://www.videvo.net/stock-video-footage/sort/popular/freeclips/yes/
Videezy https://www.videezy.com/

Illustrations

Pixabay https://pixabay.com/illustrations/

Vectors

Pixabay https://pixabay.com/vectors/
Vecteezy https://www.vecteezy.com/

At the time of writing this was all accurate, so please check with website on changes of licensing or any other changes. You can also let me know of any changes so I can remove or change from this page