Compare FUDForum vs Simple Machines 1.1

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Version 3.0.4 1.1.12 --
Last Release July 15, 2012 November 13th, 2010 --
GPL License Custom 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 Huge Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
8.7/10 (120 votes)
8.4/10 (241 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
  • 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
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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
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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:
Albanian
Bangali
Bulgarian
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Spanish
Finnish
French
Galician
Greek
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Hebrew
Hindi
Persian
Italian
Japanese
Kurdish
Macedonian
Dutch
Norwegian
Urdu
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Arabic
Swedish
Slovak
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
English (British)
English (American)
Uzbek
Vietnamese
Chinese (Traditional)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Flat/Threaded Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • Trashcan Forum
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
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No - --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes - --
Yes No --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes - --
Forum Posts FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No Plugin --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Bundled Software No.
  • Portal
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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 No --
User Profiles &
Options
FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Yes Plugin --
Payment
Subscriptions
No Plugin --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
Yes - --
Yes Yes --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes Yes --
Customization FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Yes
~200 Available Plugins.
Yes --
Plugin Installation [++[ Easy --
Yes Yes --
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
  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • Mambo
  • WordPress
  • e107
  • XOOPs
  • iGaming CMS
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Content Aggregation
  • As a new Forum Topic
No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Distributed 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
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
No. --
Yes - --
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
FUDForum Simple Machines 1.1
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 No --
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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