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About Active Forums


Active Forums is a free open source forum and message board solution made available via MIT Licensing.


Active Forums started out as the brain child of Will Morgenweck, the founder of Active Modules. Seeing the need to a robust and flexible forum solution for the DotNetNuke (DNN) content management system (CMS) Will embarked on an ambitious development effort to create a best of breed forum and message board module for the DNN CMS. In 2011 Active Modules was acquired by the DotNetNuke Corporation and Will joined the DotNetNuke corporation as a Director of Product Management. As part of the open source movement, DotNetNuke and Will decided to move Active Forums from a paid commercial solution to a FREE open source development effort where all of the source code and module packages were made available free of charge so that the open source community could take Active Forums in new and exciting directions.

Current Team Structure

Active Forums is currently being developed by a small team of enthusiastic and dedicated open source developers and contributors. We invite anyone with the desire to make improvements to features of Active Forums or this site and refine documentation to join the team. The current team lead coordinator is Will Morgenweck with Jason Brunken spearheading the ongoing development effort. Seth Folickman and Joseph Allen work closely with Jason to develop this site and develop documentation.


The Active Modules team is currently soliciting:

  • Developers
  • Designers
  • Graphic Designers
  • Testers and Quality Assurance Specialists
  • Technical Writers
  • Forum Moderators
  • Site Administrators
  • Blog Contributors
  • Theme Developers
Join Our Team!

The Active Forums open source project is looking for team volunteers. We are looking for:

  • C# Module Developers
  • Testers
  • Graphic Artists
  • Technical Writers
  • Forum Moderators
  • Web Developers
  • CSS Gurus
  • And More!

If you want to help we can find a role for you! Please fill out the form below and one of our team members will get back to you and let you know where we can start.

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