Compare MiniBB vs Zoho Discussions

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Version 2.4.1 Hosted --
Last Release December 25, 2009 December, 2009 --
GPL License Proprietary License --
Price Free Free for Free Edition, $12 for Basic Edition, $25 for Standard Edition and $75 for Professional Edition --
Resources --
Easy to Use Perfection --
Installation Classical Fast & Simple --
Administration Classical Categories Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Small Community Big Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
5.6/10 (46 votes)
7.5/10 (24 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements MiniBB Zoho Discussions
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
No. --
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
No. --
  • PHP 4
  • PHP 5
No. --
  • MySQL
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
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Albanian
Bosnian
Bulgarian
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Belarusian
Catalan
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Estonian
Spanish
Finnish
French
Galician
Georgian
Greek
Croatian
Hungarian
Indonesian
Hebrew
Persian
Italian
Japanese
Korean (South)
Kurdish
Lithuanian
Latvian
Dutch
Norwegian
Urdu
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Swedish
Slovene
Slovak
Thai
Turkish
Ukrainian
Vietnamese
Chinese (Traditional)
Supported Languages:
Chinese (Simplified)
Japanese
English (British)
English (American)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No. No. --
Distribution No. No. --
Threads / Topics MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Flat Flat/Threaded --
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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No Yes --
No Yes --
- - --
No No --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
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Forum Posts MiniBB Zoho Discussions
  • Rich Text Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Image Attachment No. No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Plugin No --
Plugin Yes --
No Plugin --
Plugin No --
Plugin Yes --
Plugin Yes --
Technical Features MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Bundled Software
  • Pictures Album Manager
  • Portal
  • Website Home Page
  • Bug Tracker
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  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 2.0
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Plugin Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System No Yes --
  • Custom Template Engine
No. --
Post By Email - - --
User Profiles &
Options
MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Plugin Plugin --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
- - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Plugin Yes --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- - --
Plugin No --
User Blacklist No Yes --
IP Blocking No No --
Customization MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Yes No --
Plugin Installation --
Yes Yes --
Custom BBCodes Plugin No --
Custom Emoticons Plugin - --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
Patch No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. No. --
No. No. --
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Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Moderation No. No. --
Moderator
per Section
Yes Yes --
Global Moderator Yes Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics No Yes --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration No. No. --
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Yes No --
Multiple
Administrators
No Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing No No --
Installation &
Upgrading
MiniBB Zoho Discussions
Installation Method Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
No No --
Forum Migration - - --
Database
Management
Backup Database No No --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database No No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Plugin --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
No No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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No.
  • AA
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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