miniBB is a standalone, open source program for building your own Internet forum.
If you want a lite, simple and stable message board attached to your existing website at the very high integration level, which may include the full customization of the layout to the look of your website, or even synchronizing with the existing membership system, you've just came across to the best forum solution for such purpose available worldwide.
Protected members passwords
Flood protection by the IP-address and time
Your board may be securely opened even for guest posting! - with the special Captcha module protection on guest posting and new registrations.
Special rules for guests and new users for posting external links on forum
Safe auto-login when returning on forum in X hours
Single super-admin account for better security
Email verification on registration
Full HTTP Secure (HTTPS) Compatibility
Members Profiles and related
Unlimited amount of member accounts
Forum-related statistics and graphs, based on the amount of posts for each user
Possibility to extend member profiles with any kind of custom fields
Private Messaging and communication between forum members, with the optional Email notification when the new PM arrives; as well as "Reminders" feature (PM to yourself)
Contacting members by email sent through the server