Guestbooks related scripts & softwares
ChitChat is a message board/guestbook script that uses a text file instead of a database for ease of use. It can be set up as a daily, weekly or monthly board and has various web-based admin functions such as IP blocking, bad word filtering, emailing to admin, forward or reverse listing of messages and icons for each message.
This is a text file-based guestbook that doesnt use any database. It is solely written in PHP and should run anywhere. Feel free to adapt it to your design.
A PHP driven guestbook that requires neither MySQL nor any other database. The only requirement is PHP enabled on your web server. Very easy to configure and setup. Has administration module making it easy to delete entries.
Flat-file guestbook written in php and html. Uses a seperate style-sheet to control colours. Simple to setup. User comes on site, types a message and clicks add. Simple!
Harlem Designs Guestbook is a powerful php guestbook which can handle a lot of data without using any database like mySQL. You can configure the layout and many other options to adapt it to your needs. It also includes an admin module to remove or change entries, to configure the whole script, choose language, take backups, word-filter, rate site and other important stuff. Compared to other database-driven programs, the speed is just as fast or faster.
This is a simple PHP MySQL guestbook script that allows you to easily delete posts, edit posts, block words and block IP addresses. You can also easily change the design of the guestbook by editing one of the templates which you can now do in the admin area. Also has built in anti spam to help stop spammers and make your guestbook look nice.
Big Sam, stands for "Built-In Gestbook Stand-Alone Module," is a PHP guestbook script that you just have to place on your public html files directory, and it theoretically should work without any particular manipulations.
j-tag is a small php/mysql application similar to tagboard, and shoutbox. j-tag doesnt have smilies, etc, but displays simple text messages only. The posters name is also displayed with a link to their web site. Blank messages are filtered out. Anyone leaving a valid message without their name will be shown as anonymous, site owners name is highlighted and all variables are controlled by a single configuration file to make it easy to setup. You specify your name and a password. then, only you can post under your name and no imposter will come to your site pretending to be you. A stylesheet and custom submit button is included and new version includes a refresh button.
Sethi Family Guestbook is a clean-interfaced guestbook script written in PHP. It features: Page spanning; (Optional) private guestbook comment; User can select the number of entries per page to display, guestbook format (elegant, simple, or standard), and background color; and Uses a text file.
Now supports image verification using random text as part of a CAPTCHA system. It incorporates elements designed to foil bots by confusing OCR software, and also uses strong PHP session security in order to disallow them getting around it (e.g., preventing brute force attacks, slip-through attempts, etc.). It also disallows blank sessionIDs (a great anti-spam technique for guestbooks, etc. to use against spambots that exploit PHPs vulnerability to fake requests with blank sessionIDs). It supports multiple formats, mangled email display, and a fully customizable interface.
GuestsHere is a dynamic guestbook script written in PHP that does not use any database. It features easy to install, and a nice interface. This is a new version, it now has AutoLink to automatically link to thier website and their email address. It also includes picture support, for a more attractive interface. The guestbook puts the date and time on each signing, and writes to a log, with the signers IP and browser type. 1.7.1 update: bug fixes including bugs on Windows machines dealing with "repetition-operator operand invalid." The guestlist.php engine available for download seperate, just replace guestlist.php with the fixed version if you are already using the guestbook system.