Invision Power Board is a software tool designed for creating Internet forums. It is built through PHP script language and its architecture is primarily based on the MySQL database system. The core features of the program include uploading multiple files at once, creating online polls, and the ability to quote multiple references in the one post, along with several other highly customizable features.
IPBoard offers multiple skins for users, allowing them to customize the appearance of the site to their liking. Other cosmetic features include importing extra emoticons, a highly customizable template editor and the option to install additional language packs.
IPBoard with Windows hosting also boasts an intuitive search engine that lets users quickly find the relevant data they a e looking for, along with past posts and discussions based on searching for specific keywords. Users can also subscribe to specific content they wish to follow, allowing a connecting community to share and seek out fellow users with common interests. The ability to share links is also a prevalent feature, which integrates social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook together.