.NET Forum

The famous "Jitbit ASP.NET forum" - a .NET message board app. Easily integrated into existing .NET-websites (both design and authentication). Free edition available. Source codes license available.


Fast and affordable Cheaper and faster than competitors

"Jitbit's AspNetForum is ridiculously fast" - Scott Hanselman, blogger, writer, Microsoft Web Team architect.


C# sources, cross-DBForum source codes license available

The Forum software is built with the C# language, you can have the source code version if you want. The Forum is compatible with MS SQL Server, MySQL and even Access database engines.


Integrates with your siteCustomizable design and single-sign-on

Easily customize the look-and-feel for your forum, configure the forum to accept your existing users (via ASP.NET authentication or built-in Auth-API"). More info


Secure & reliableEmail activation, spam protection and more

Create user-groups, assign posting and reading permissions to users, moderate messages, activate user-accounts by email and more.


Twitter/Facebook & OpenIDLet users connect their profiles

Jitbit's ASP.NET forum lets users sign in with their Twitter and Facebook accounts. Just specify your Twitter/Facebook "API key" in the settings and it works out of the box! OpenID is also supported - log in with a Google/Yahoo/<you-name-it> account.


AD-integrationand windows authentication

Possible Windows-integrated authentication - integrate this message board with your existing Active Directory users catalog.

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Jitbit Forum (formerly known as "Jitbit AspNetForum") is an ASP.NET forum/discussion board software. Download and add an forum to your ASP.NET-based site in seconds - from the creators of Jitbit Help Desk System

Our forum easily integrates into existing ASP.NET-based websites, optionally offering a "single-sign-on" functionality for your existing users.

Unlike other forum apps:

  • Lightning fast! This forum uses advanced caching techniques to render pages as fast as possible
  • Free evaluation version never expires Get a free fully functional version and test as long as you need. It just contains a "powered by Jitbit" label on top.
  • Cross-database Works with MS Access, MS SQL Server 7/2000/2005/2008 and MySQL 5.x. This ASP.NET forum comes with a ready-to-use MS Access database file, MS SQL Express database file, and plain SQL-scripts for both MS SQL Server and MySQL that create all the required database tables. Theoretically, will work with any other database engine which has an ADO.NET driver (Oracle, for example).
  • Search Engine Friendly! forum topic URLs and page titles are optimized for SEO, containing your keywords
  • Rating system and Q&A-features User reputation system, "accepted answers" markers and optional filtering important answers only
  • Clean Neat, simplified and lightweight, but powerful
  • Fully customizable easily redesign the look and feel of your forum by using ASP.NET master pages or by editing the HTML-code and/or CSS.
  • iPhone-compatible/Android-compatible detects your mobile browser and shows the appropriate markup

Even more cool forum features

  • Secure supports user activation by email, user-groups and group-based forum permissions, which allow forum administrators to control which forums are visible. Supports pre-moderated and free-for-all forums
  • Twitter, Facebook and OpenID Social login support - users can sign-in to the aspx-forum using their existing Twitter, Facebook or OpenID credentials.
  • Authentication integration Easily integrated into your existing websites. Can be configured to recognize your existing authenticated users - both Windows and Forms Authentication (using a membership provider, for instance) are supported (along with it's own authentication scheme),
  • Email notifications On new topics, posts and personal messages, user-controlled subscription to the latest forum updates
  • Private messaging & Polls
  • Full RSS feed support RSS for all recent messages, latest topics in a particular forum, messages in a topic etc.
  • Source codes ASP.NET forum source code available for web developers.
  • Fully ASP.NET MVC compatible

Multilingual ASP.NET forum software

Our forum comes with English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Turkish, Danish, Hebrew, Dutch, Italian, French, Arabic, Russian, Czech, Hindi and Chinese Traditional translations. Other languages can be easily added using ASP.NET resources.

System Requirements

  • Web Server: Windows 2000, Server 2003 or XP Professional, IIS v4 or higher, Microsoft ASP.NET 4.0 (older ASP.NET 1.1/2.0 versions are available upon request)
  • Database Server: SQL Server (versions 7, 2000, 2005, 2008, MSDE or SQL Server Express), Microsoft Access, MySQL etc.
  • Web Browser: Internet Explorer 5.0+, Firefox 1.0+, Chrome, Opera

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