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Version 2.1.8 Hosted --
Last Release March 20, 2009 Daily updates --
BSD License Proprietary License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Easy to Use --
Installation Easy to Do Fast & Simple --
Administration Efficient & Fast Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Medium Community Big Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
6.9/10 (47 votes)
8.6/10 (50 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements JForum Nabble
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
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  • Apache Tomcat
  • JBoss
  • JoNas
  • Geronimo
  • WebSphere
  • Weblogic
  • Glassfish
  • Jetty
No. --
  • Java 1.4 - J2EE
  • Java 6 - JEE
No. --
  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
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
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes No --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Chinese (Simplified)
German
Spanish
Hungarian
Italian
Korean (South)
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Russian
English (British)
Vietnamese
Chinese (Traditional)
No. --
Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics JForum Nabble
Flat Flat/Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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- No --
Yes Yes --
No No --
- Yes --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
- No --
Forum Posts JForum Nabble
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • Plain Text
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Plain
  • HTML
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No No --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment No.
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Upload via Advanced Attachments
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features JForum Nabble
No Plugin --
Yes Yes --
No No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features JForum Nabble
Bundled Software No.
  • Website Home Page
  • Blog
  • Pictures Album Manager
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  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 2.0
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No Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes No --
  • Freemarker
No. --
Post By Email No Yes --
User Profiles &
Options
JForum Nabble
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Bookmark Threads Yes No --
User Selectable
Themes
- No --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No No --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- No --
Yes Yes --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking No No --
Customization JForum Nabble
No No --
Plugin Installation --
Yes Yes --
Custom BBCodes No No --
Custom Emoticons No No --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
No No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
No.
  • Drupal
  • Joomla
  • Mambo
  • Plone
  • Dotclear
  • WordPress
  • eGroupWare
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No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
JForum Nabble
Moderation No.
  • 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 No --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration No.
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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- No --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing No Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
JForum Nabble
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
No No --
Forum Migration Yes No --
Database
Management
Backup Database No Yes --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database No Yes --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Plugin --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
No No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • HTML 4.01
  • HTML 4.01
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • A
  • AA
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No Yes --
No Yes --
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