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Version 1.0.9 1.2.1 GA 1.17 -
Last Release May 17, 2011 November 20, 2008 December 25, 2008 -
Custom License GPL License Proprietary License -
Price Free Open Source Edition: Free - Enterprise Edition: $1,499 $ 99 -
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Easy to Use Easy to Use Easy to Use -
Installation Easy to Do Easy to Do Classical -
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast -
Community Size Medium Community Small Community Big Community -
Our Opinion -
User Reviews
6.5/10 (38 votes)
6.5/10 (8 votes)
7.5/10 (42 votes)
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Server Requirements Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Apache Tomcat
  • JBoss
  • JoNas
  • Geronimo
  • WebSphere
  • Weblogic
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
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  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
  • Java 1.4 - J2EE
  • Java 6 - JEE
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • SQLite
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Firebird
  • MySQL
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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
Mozilla FirefoxMozilla Firefox
Internet ExplorerInternet Explorer
Google ChromeGoogle Chrome
OperaOpera
Apple SafariApple Safari
KonquerorKonqueror
Mozilla SeaMonkeyMozilla SeaMonkey
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  • AJAX
  • Javascript
  • Javascript
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Languages
Supported Languages:
Spanish
English (British)
English (American)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
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Distribution No. No. No. -
Threads / Topics Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Flat/Threaded Flat Flat -
  • Forum Categories
  • Forum Categories
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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Forum Posts Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Plain Text
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
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  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Yes Yes Yes -
Quick Reply Box No Yes Yes -
- Yes No -
Yes Yes Yes -
No No No -
Yes Yes Yes -
Image Attachment No. No. No. -
Embedded Videos No. No. No. -
Forum Features Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Yes Plugin Yes -
Yes Yes Yes -
No No Yes -
Yes No Yes -
Yes Yes Yes -
Yes Yes Yes -
Technical Features Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Bundled Software No.
  • CMS
  • Pictures Album Manager
  • Pictures Album Manager
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  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 2.0
  • ATOM 1.0
  • RSS 2.0
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No Yes No -
No. No. No. -
Cache System - Yes Yes -
No. No.
  • Custom Template Engine
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Post By Email - - No -
User Profiles &
Options
Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Yes Yes Yes -
Yes Yes Yes -
Signatures Yes Yes Yes -
Yes No Yes -
Bookmark Threads Yes - Yes -
User Selectable
Themes
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Yes Yes Yes -
Export
Private Messages
No No No -
Payment
Subscriptions
- No No -
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes Yes -
CAPTCHA Complexity -
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
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No Yes Yes -
User Blacklist Yes Yes Yes -
IP Blocking Yes Yes Yes -
Customization Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Yes No No -
Plugin Installation -
Yes Patch Yes -
Custom BBCodes No No No -
Custom Emoticons Yes No No -
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes No No -
Custom
Profile Fields
No Yes No -
Third Applications &
Websites
No. No. No. -
No. No. No. -
No. No. No. -
Content Aggregation No. No. No. -
Moderation &
Threads Management
Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Moderation No. No. No. -
Moderator
per Section
No Yes No -
Global Moderator No Yes No -
Move Threads Yes Yes Yes -
Shadow Topics No No Yes -
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes Yes -
Users
Management
User Groups No Yes No -
User Registration No. No. No. -
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Yes No Yes -
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes Yes -
Send Warnings
to Users
No No No -
Access Control List Yes Yes No -
Yes Yes Yes -
Mass Mailing Yes Yes Yes -
Installation &
Upgrading
Advanced Electron Forum MVN Forum UltraBB
Installation Method Installation Wizard Manual Installation Installation Wizard -
Upgrade Method Manual Upgrading Manual Upgrading Upgrade Wizard -
Update
Notifications
Yes Yes Yes -
Forum Migration - - - -
Database
Management
Backup Database No No No -
Prune Database Yes No No -
Restore Database No No No -
Administration
Tools
Statistics No Yes Yes -
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
- Yes No -
Tasks Scheduler - No No -
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • HTML 4.01
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 1
  • CSS 1
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