Facebook is the leading social networking website of the word with more than 850 million users. With this much amount of users, it is earning in billions. If you also want to own a social networking website but do not know higher level of coding, you can use some free available social networking scripts. There are many free and paid social networking scripts are available. If you do not want to spend a penny, you can use free opensource PHP social networking scripts.
These are some opensource social networking scripts.
Opensource PHP social network Script
Elgg is one of the most popular social networking script. This script is being used by many school, college and some commercial or non-commercial organization. It has many nice features like friends, groups, status update, albums with a nice admin panel.
Dolphin is a popular social networking CMS which is available for free. It has many features including video, chat, mailbox, forum, photos, blogs, store, events, and many more. Admin panel is easy to use and admin can easily block and manage users.
SocialABS is a php based open source social networking platform. It supports more than 30 features which can be enable and disable from the admin section. It is best for crating online networking communities for small groups like school, class, regional groups.
PHPizabi is a opensource social networking script for creating an online community website.It is built on PHP/MySQL. It offers multilingual interface with support for personal blog.
BuddyPress is a WordPress plugin which turns WordPress into a social networking website. It supports friends, private messages, forums, groups, wall stream and many more.
These are the 5 opensource PHP scripts to create a social networking website. All the scripts are built using PHP MySQL. You only need to download and install it on your web server. Most of the customization can easily be done from admin panel.