If you are a building a website or a forum, chances are you are using a web editor or paying for message board services.
The costs of using these “out of the box” products can add up, especially if you are trying to grow your business.
Let’s look at some good “open source” options for you to consider.
You may be surprised at how much money open source can save you.
What is open source? The webopedia describes it as follows:
“Generically, open source refers to a program in which the source code is available to the general public for use and/or modification from its original design free of charge, i.e., open. Open source code is typically created as a collaborative effort in which programmers improve upon the code and share the changes within the community. Open source sprouted in the technological community as a response to proprietary software owned by corporations.”
Not all open source programs are worth downloading, but there are a few that merit further attention, including…