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Version 1.0.9 1.5.3 --
Last Release May 17, 2011 March, 22 2013 --
Custom License GPL License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Easy to Do Easy to Do --
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Medium Community Medium Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
6.5/10 (38 votes)
8.3/10 (86 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
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  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • SQLite
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Browsers & Clients
Requirements
Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
Google ChromeGoogle Chrome
OperaOpera
Apple SafariApple Safari
KonquerorKonqueror
Mozilla SeaMonkeyMozilla SeaMonkey
Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
Google ChromeGoogle Chrome
OperaOpera
Apple SafariApple Safari
KonquerorKonqueror
Mozilla SeaMonkeyMozilla SeaMonkey
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  • AJAX
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Spanish
English (British)
English (American)
Supported Languages:
Bosnian
Bangali
Bulgarian
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Belarusian
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Spanish
French
Greek
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Hebrew
Hindi
Persian
Icelandic
Italian
Japanese
Korean (South)
Kurdish
Lithuanian
Latvian
Macedonian
Dutch
Norwegian
Urdu
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Swedish
Slovak
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese
Afrikaans
Chinese (Traditional)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Flat/Threaded Flat/Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
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- No --
No Yes --
Yes No --
- Yes --
No No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
- Yes --
Forum Posts Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Plain Text
  • Preview Button
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  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • BBCode
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- No --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box No Yes --
- Plugin --
Yes Yes --
No Plugin --
Yes Plugin --
Image Attachment No.
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Yes Plugin --
Yes Plugin --
No Plugin --
Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Bundled Software No. No. --
  • RSS 2.0
  • ATOM 1.0
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No Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System - Yes --
No.
  • Custom Template Engine
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Post By Email - No --
User Profiles &
Options
Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Plugin --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
- Yes --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No No --
Payment
Subscriptions
- No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Plugin --
CAPTCHA Complexity --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- No --
No Yes --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes Yes --
Customization Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Yes Yes
~152 Available Plugins.
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Plugin Installation [++[ Normal --
Yes Yes --
Custom BBCodes No Patch --
Custom Emoticons Yes Patch --
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes No --
Custom
Profile Fields
No No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
No. No. --
No.
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Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Moderation No.
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
No Yes --
Global Moderator No Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics No Yes --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups No Yes --
User Registration No.
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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- Yes --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
Advanced Electron Forum FluxBB
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Manual Upgrading Manual Upgrading --
Update
Notifications
Yes Yes --
Forum Migration - Yes --
Database
Management
Backup Database No Yes --
Prune Database Yes Yes --
Restore Database No Yes --
Administration
Tools
Statistics No Yes --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
- No --
Tasks Scheduler - No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.1 Strict
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • A
  • AA
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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