Community Portal Software

Written by Rachel Arieff
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Community portal software varies greatly from program to program. The hardest thing is finding the right software package for your needs. Common complaints about community software is that it has too many unnecessary features, while other times folks need certain features their software lacks.

The best situation is if you can get the most software for the best price, of course. By "most" I mean the software that you need. Everyone's needs are different, as there are so many different kinds of portals out on the World Wide Web.

Different Varieties of Community Portal Software

The first question you'll need to answer, which thankfully will be obvious to you, is, "What kind of portal do I want?" In other words, will this be a corporate portal or an entertainment-oriented one? Is the portal educational in nature? Does it serve a school?

With the answers to these questions, you can begin narrowing down your focus to community portal software specific to these fields. Indeed, there is community portal software for business, entertainment, educational, and corporate users. Of course, good portal programs should be highly customizable to the focus of your business or organization.


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