In the times of romans it meant a public place at the center of market or town where open discussions on judicial, political, and other issues were held.The places under which members can start their discussions or posts. Logically forums are organized into a set of generic topics (usually with one main topic) driven and updated by a group known as members, and governed by a group known as moderators.
There are mainly three pannels made,
a)User who is currently not login. (limited access)
b)User who currently login. (have control to its own account)
c)admin pannel (High access too all the users data and have control too all the comments)