Compare FluxBB vs Zoho Discussions

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Version 1.5.3 Hosted --
Last Release March, 22 2013 December, 2009 --
GPL License Proprietary License --
Price Free Free for Free Edition, $12 for Basic Edition, $25 for Standard Edition and $75 for Professional Edition --
Resources --
Easy to Use Perfection --
Installation Easy to Do Fast & Simple --
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Medium Community Big Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
8.3/10 (81 votes)
7.5/10 (23 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements FluxBB Zoho Discussions
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
No. --
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
No. --
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
No. --
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • SQLite
No. --
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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  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
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Yes Yes --
Languages
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)
Supported Languages:
Chinese (Simplified)
Japanese
English (British)
English (American)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Flat/Threaded Flat/Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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No - --
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Yes - --
No No --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes - --
Forum Posts FluxBB Zoho Discussions
  • Plain Text
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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No - --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Yes Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Use BBCode or HTML
No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Plugin No --
Plugin Yes --
Plugin Plugin --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Bundled Software No.
  • Portal
  • Website Home Page
  • Bug Tracker
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  • ATOM 1.0
  • RSS 2.0
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Yes Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes Yes --
  • Custom Template Engine
No. --
Post By Email No - --
User Profiles &
Options
FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Plugin Plugin --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No Yes --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Plugin Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
No - --
Yes No --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes No --
Customization FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Yes
~152 Available Plugins.
No --
Plugin Installation [++[ Normal --
Yes Yes --
Custom BBCodes Patch No --
Custom Emoticons Patch - --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
No No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
No. No. --
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Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
No. --
Moderator
per Section
Yes Yes --
Global Moderator Yes Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics Yes Yes --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
No. --
Yes - --
Yes No --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes No --
Installation &
Upgrading
FluxBB Zoho Discussions
Installation Method Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Manual Upgrading --
Update
Notifications
Yes No --
Forum Migration Yes - --
Database
Management
Backup Database Yes No --
Prune Database Yes No --
Restore Database Yes No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Plugin --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
No No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.1 Strict
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • AA
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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