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Version 1.9.11 March 20th, 2012 --
Last Release February 28, 2009 8.0 --
GPL License MIT License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Classical Classical --
Administration Classical Categories Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Medium Community Small Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
5.4/10 (120 votes)
8.3/10 (12 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements Extreme Message Board NearForums
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
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  • PHP 4
  • ASP.Net
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  • MySQL
  • MySQL
  • Microsoft SQL Server
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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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  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
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Yes No --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Czech
German
Estonian
Spanish
French
Croatian
Italian
Dutch
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Ukrainian
No. --
Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics Extreme Message Board NearForums
Flat Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Tags
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No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Yes - --
No No --
No No --
Yes No --
Yes No --
Forum Posts Extreme Message Board NearForums
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
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  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • Plain
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Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No No --
Yes Yes --
No No --
Yes No --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features Extreme Message Board NearForums
Yes No --
Yes No --
No No --
No No --
Yes No --
Yes No --
Technical Features Extreme Message Board NearForums
Bundled Software No. No. --
No.
  • RSS 2.0
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No Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System No No --
No. No. --
Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
Extreme Message Board NearForums
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Signatures Yes No --
Yes No --
Bookmark Threads Yes No --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No No --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes No --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Hard --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- No --
Yes No --
User Blacklist Yes No --
IP Blocking Yes No --
Customization Extreme Message Board NearForums
No No --
Plugin Installation --
Yes
~116 Available Themes.
No --
Custom BBCodes No No --
Custom Emoticons Yes No --
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes No --
Custom
Profile Fields
No No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. No. --
No. No. --
No.
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Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
Extreme Message Board NearForums
Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
Yes No --
Global Moderator Yes Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics Yes No --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups No No --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
  • Free Registration
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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No No --
Yes No --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes No --
Yes No --
Mass Mailing Yes No --
Installation &
Upgrading
Extreme Message Board NearForums
Installation Method Installation Wizard Manual Installation --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Manual Upgrading --
Update
Notifications
Yes No --
Forum Migration No No --
Database
Management
Backup Database No No --
Prune Database Yes No --
Restore Database No No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes No --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Yes No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.0 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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