Beacon Point Web Hosting now offers over 400 free Web Applications (Open Source Scripts) to help you create a blog, start a forum, use a Content Management System (CMS), create a wiki, upload photos to your own gallery, or sell products online with an E-commerce store. Beacon Point Web Hosting runs on Linux, Apache, with MySQL, and PHP offering compatibility for thousands of existing applications. Some of our more popular applications are highlighted below. To view a complete list just click on the Applications/Scripts link. Our Softaculous application on your cPanel interface allows for easy and fast install.
Word Press is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time. The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine.
Simple Machines Forum (SMF) is all that in one package, giving you an easy to use forum with many powerful features for you as well as your users. SMF is an open-source project made by volunteers from across the world. MF features a powerful Package Manager, allowing you to quickly apply any of the hundreds of modifications in our database, as well as a variety of custom themes that change the way your site looks. Should you run into any problem, SMF’s experienced Support Team will come to your aid, along with our very helpful community members, ready to assist you and address whatever issue(s) you are encountering.
phpBB is a free flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website. With an extensive database of user-created modifications and styles database containing hundreds of style and image packages to customize your board, you can create a very unique forum in minutes.
Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
Joomla is an award-winning content management system (CMS), which enables you to build Web sites and powerful online applications. Many aspects, including its ease-of-use and extensibility, have made Joomla the most popular Web site software available. Best of all, Joomla is an open source solution that is freely available to everyone.
MediaWiki is a free software open source wiki package written in PHP, originally for use on Wikipedia. It is now also used by several other projects of the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation and by many other wikis, the home of MediaWiki.
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