Compare FreeForums vs Website Toolbox

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FreeForums
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Website Toolbox
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Version 2.0.12 Hosted. --
Last Release Dec 15th, 2009 April 25, 2009 --
GPL License GPL License --
Price Free $0, Premium $4.94/month or $49.50/year Free Version, $0 - Enterprise Version 1 year / $59.95 --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Fast & Simple Fast & Simple --
Administration Really Intuitive Really Intuitive --
Community Size Huge Community Small Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
4.1/10 (45 votes)
5.4/10 (24 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements FreeForums Website Toolbox
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
No. --
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
No. --
  • PHP 5
No. --
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
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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  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • CSS
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Yes No --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Albanian
Basque
Bulgarian
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Belarusian
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Estonian
Spanish
Finnish
French
Galician
Greek
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Hebrew
Persian
Italian
Japanese
Kurdish
Lithuanian
Dutch
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Swedish
Slovene
Sindhi
Slovak
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
English (British)
English (American)
Vietnamese
Chinese (Traditional)
No. --
Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics FreeForums Website Toolbox
Flat Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
- - --
Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Forum Posts FreeForums Website Toolbox
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • Plain Text
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
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  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Plugin Yes --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Plugin No --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
  • Upload with Image Hosting Site
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos
  • YouTube
No. --
Forum Features FreeForums Website Toolbox
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features FreeForums Website Toolbox
Bundled Software
  • Portal
  • Website Home Page
  • Website Home Page
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  • ATOM 1.0
  • RSS 2.0
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Yes Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes No --
  • Custom Template Engine
No. --
Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
FreeForums Website Toolbox
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Yes Yes --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
No No --
Yes Yes --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes Yes --
Customization FreeForums Website Toolbox
Yes
~380 Available Plugins.
No --
Plugin Installation --
Yes
~120 Available Themes.
Yes --
Custom BBCodes Yes No --
Custom Emoticons Yes Yes --
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes No --
Custom
Profile Fields
Yes Yes --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
No. No. --
No. No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
FreeForums Website Toolbox
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
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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
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
Yes No --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
FreeForums Website Toolbox
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
Yes No --
Forum Migration No Yes --
Database
Management
Backup Database Yes Yes --
Prune Database Yes No --
Restore Database Yes No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Yes --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Yes Yes --
Tasks Scheduler Yes No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Strict
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • A
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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