View Full Version : Forums effect on bandwidth?

01-29-2004, 12:31 PM
(dumb question)does every time someone read a post on a forum i have on my website count towards my monthly bandwidth becuase it seem if i have a forum with lets just say 500 poeple daily read though alot of the new post that,that would take up alot of bandwidth?

If yes(which i really think it is) does anyone know of good place to get free forums?

01-29-2004, 05:43 PM
Basically Yes.

With a web site, anything that a user accesses on that site, web pages, images, etc. will count towards your monthly bandwidth.

If you had a forum that had 500 active users every day then it probably would use quite a bit of the bandwidth, especially if there are image attachments on the forums.

There are sites that offer free forums, but i think there usually some restrictions on the forums. If you do want to run your own forum, check out some of the hosting companies suggested in this thread Here (http://vbulletin.newtek.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=17278)