Compare FUDForum vs MyBB

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Version 3.0.4 1.6.12 --
Last Release July 15, 2012 December 16, 2013 --
GPL License GPL License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Easy to Do Easy to Do --
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Huge Community Big Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
8.7/10 (120 votes)
9.2/10 (1992 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements FUDForum MyBB
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
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  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • SQLite
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Firebird
  • IBM DB2
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • SQLite
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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
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Dari
Bulgarian
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
German
Spanish
Finnish
French
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Icelandic
Italian
Lithuanian
Macedonian
Dutch
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Swedish
Slovak
Turkish
English (British)
English (American)
Chinese (Traditional)
Supported Languages:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Estonian
Spanish
French
Greek
Hungarian
Persian
Dutch
Urdu
Polish
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Turkish
English (British)
English (American)
Chinese (Traditional)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No.
  • AndroidAndroid
  • iPhoneiPhone
  • BlackBerryBlackBerry
  • Windows Phone 7Windows Phone 7
  • Symbian Phones <em>(Nokia)</em>Symbian Phones (Nokia)
  • HP WebOS <em>(ex-Palm)</em>HP WebOS (ex-Palm)
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Distribution No.
  • Web Application
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Threads / Topics FUDForum MyBB
Flat/Threaded Flat/Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • Trashcan Forum
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
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No Plugin --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Forum Posts FUDForum MyBB
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Yes Plugin --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No Plugin --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features FUDForum MyBB
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features FUDForum MyBB
Bundled Software No.
  • Portal
  • Wiki
  • Blog
  • Downloads Manager
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  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 2.0
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No Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes Yes --
  • Custom Template Engine
  • Custom Template Engine
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Post By Email Yes Plugin --
User Profiles &
Options
FUDForum MyBB
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Yes Yes --
Payment
Subscriptions
No Plugin --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal [++[ Normal --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
Yes No --
Yes Yes --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes Yes --
Customization FUDForum MyBB
Yes
~200 Available Plugins.
Yes
~495 Available Plugins.
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Plugin Installation [++[ Easy [++[ Easy --
Yes Yes
~270 Available Themes.
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Custom BBCodes Yes Yes --
Custom Emoticons Yes Yes --
Custom
Thread Icons
Yes Yes --
Custom
Profile Fields
Yes Yes --
Third Applications &
Websites
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  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • eGroupWare
No. --
No. --
Content Aggregation
  • As a new Forum Topic
No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
FUDForum MyBB
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed 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
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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Yes Plugin --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
Yes Yes --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
FUDForum MyBB
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
Yes Yes --
Forum Migration Yes Yes --
Database
Management
Backup Database Yes Yes --
Prune Database Yes Yes --
Restore Database Yes Yes --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Yes --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Yes Yes --
Tasks Scheduler Yes Yes --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • HTML 5
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 1
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • AA
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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