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Version Unknown 1.5 --
Last Release - March 22nd, 2003 --
Custom License GPL License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Too Complicated --
Installation Fast & Simple Too Complex --
Administration Efficient & Fast Messed-up --
Community Size Big Community Tiny Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
8.8/10 (214 votes)
7.2/10 (21 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements ForumCommunity SKForum
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Apache Tomcat
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  • PHP 5
  • Java 1.4 - J2EE
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • 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
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  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • HTML
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Portuguese
English (British)
Supported Languages:
French
Swedish
English (British)
English (American)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics ForumCommunity SKForum
Flat Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
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No - --
Yes No --
Yes No --
Yes - --
No No --
Yes No --
Yes No --
Yes - --
Forum Posts ForumCommunity SKForum
  • Plain Text
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • Plain Text
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  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • Plain
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No No --
Yes No --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Yes No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Advanced Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
  • Upload with Image Hosting Site
No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features ForumCommunity SKForum
Yes No --
Yes No --
Yes No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Technical Features ForumCommunity SKForum
Bundled Software
  • Blog
  • Pictures Album Manager
No. --
  • RSS 2.0
No. --
No No --
No. No. --
Cache System No No --
No. No. --
Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
ForumCommunity SKForum
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Signatures Yes No --
Yes No --
Bookmark Threads Yes No --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes - --
Yes No --
Export
Private Messages
Yes No --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes No --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
No - --
No No --
User Blacklist Yes No --
IP Blocking Yes No --
Customization ForumCommunity SKForum
No No --
Plugin Installation --
Yes
~1388 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. No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
ForumCommunity SKForum
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
Yes No --
Global Moderator Yes No --
Move Threads Yes No --
Shadow Topics Yes No --
Close/Lock Threads Yes No --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
No. --
No - --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes No --
Send Warnings
to Users
Yes No --
Access Control List Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes No --
Installation &
Upgrading
ForumCommunity SKForum
Installation Method Installation Wizard Manual Installation --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Manual Upgrading --
Update
Notifications
No No --
Forum Migration No No --
Database
Management
Backup Database No No --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database No No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes No --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Yes No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • HTML 4.01
  • HTML 4.01
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 1
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  • A
  • A
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Yes No --
Yes No --
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