I need a fast, scalable PHP/MySQL solution that would have two main sections:
- a basic blogging tool, so that the site maintainers can write articles about upcoming events to be posted on the front page. A calendar should also be displayed on the front page so users know what's coming up in the next few weeks
- a forum where users can talk with each other, and also send private messages to one or more users. I like FluxBB for its speed, but I don't know if its anti-troll feature is good enough
Nice add-on's would be 1) to display the list of connected users on one side of the front page, and 2) have the calendar section let the site owners create events and let users sign up for it.
If you've found a solution that support the above, what tools did you end up choosing?