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looking for Flickr style forum system
nomatter




msg:3065030
 10:06 pm on Aug 29, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hi,

I have tried several quite famous forum systems. I found most of them are category-centered style. If user wants to post a topic, first he has to find a category. I wonder if there're some forum systems which are user-centered. That is to say, all topics are structured surround the users. User can post a topic, then he can 'tag' with some categories. I found Flickr do in this way and wonder if there're some such forums.

I'll be very appreciated that someone can give me some hints. Thanks

 

rogerd




msg:3067879
 7:56 pm on Aug 31, 2006 (gmt 0)

Interesting question, nomatter. All of the forums I'm familiar with are topic-oriented. Flickr's approach using tagging is relatively new. I haven't seen a program to duplicate it, but you might try searching script archives for "flickr" and see what turns up. Or, the main SEs for "flickr clone".

Casethejoint




msg:3068817
 2:02 pm on Sep 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hi there. As of release 4.7, Drupal can do this kind of thing, in addition to more hierarchical structures. Check it out.

nomatter




msg:3069933
 3:43 pm on Sep 2, 2006 (gmt 0)

Thanks rogerd.

Thanks Casethejoint, I will check this new function in drupal.

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