Compare SKForum vs Twelvestone

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SKForum
Twelvestone Logo
Twelvestone
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Version 1.5 Live Version --
Last Release March 22nd, 2003 January 2nd, 2012 --
GPL License Proprietary License --
Price Free Basic Plan Free, Enthusiast $9.99/month, Professional $24.99/month --
Resources --
Too Complicated Easy to Use --
Installation Too Complex Fast & Simple --
Administration Messed-up Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Tiny Community Medium Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
7.2/10 (21 votes)
8.6/10 (41 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements SKForum Twelvestone
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
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  • Apache Tomcat
  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
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  • Java 1.4 - J2EE
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • 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
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes No --
Languages
Supported Languages:
French
Swedish
English (British)
English (American)
No. --
Compatibility with
Smartphones
No.
  • AndroidAndroid
  • iPhoneiPhone
  • BlackBerryBlackBerry
  • Windows Phone 7Windows Phone 7
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Distribution No.
  • Native Support
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Threads / Topics SKForum Twelvestone
Threaded Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • Forum Categories
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- No --
No Yes --
No No --
- Yes --
No No --
No Yes --
No Yes --
- No --
Forum Posts SKForum Twelvestone
  • Plain Text
  • Formatting Buttons
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  • Plain
  • Markdown
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No No --
No Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No No --
No Yes --
No Yes --
Yes No --
Image Attachment No.
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features SKForum Twelvestone
No No --
No Yes --
No No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Technical Features SKForum Twelvestone
Bundled Software No. No. --
No. No. --
No Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System No No --
No. No. --
Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
SKForum Twelvestone
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Signatures No No --
No No --
Bookmark Threads No No --
User Selectable
Themes
- No --
No Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No No --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
No No --
CAPTCHA Complexity --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- No --
No No --
User Blacklist No No --
IP Blocking No No --
Customization SKForum Twelvestone
No No --
Plugin Installation --
No Yes --
Custom BBCodes No No --
Custom Emoticons No No --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
No No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. No. --
No. No. --
No. No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
SKForum Twelvestone
Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
No Yes --
Global Moderator No Yes --
Move Threads No Yes --
Shadow Topics No No --
Close/Lock Threads No Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration No.
  • Free Registration
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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- No --
Yes No --
Multiple
Administrators
No Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List No Yes --
Yes No --
Mass Mailing No No --
Installation &
Upgrading
SKForum Twelvestone
Installation Method Manual Installation Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Manual Upgrading Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
No Yes --
Forum Migration No No --
Database
Management
Backup Database No No --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database No No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics No No --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
No No --
Tasks Scheduler No No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • HTML 4.01
  • HTML 5
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  • CSS 1
  • CSS 2
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  • A
  • AA
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No Yes --
No Yes --
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