Compare SocialEngine vs Wikid Forum

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Version 4.1.8p1 2.20 --
Last Release December, 2011 2013 --
Proprietary License GPL License --
Price Standard License $299, $30-$40 / Plugin, $370 All Plugins Free --
Resources --
Perfection Easy to Use --
Installation Easy to Do Classical --
Administration Really Intuitive Classical Categories --
Community Size Huge Community Medium Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
6.6/10 (24 votes)
7.1/10 (13 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements SocialEngine Wikid Forum
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
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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
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  • PHP 5
  • PHP 5
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  • MySQL
  • Postgresql
  • 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
  • AJAX
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes - --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Chinese (Simplified)
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Dutch
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Turkish
English (American)
Chinese (Traditional)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
  • 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
  • Native Support
No. --
Threads / Topics SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Flat Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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No No --
Yes No --
No No --
Yes No --
No No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes No --
Forum Posts SocialEngine Wikid Forum
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • WYSIWYG Editor
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  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Wiki
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No No --
Plugin Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
No No --
Yes No --
No Yes --
Yes No --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Classic Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Plugin No --
Yes Yes --
Plugin No --
Plugin No --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Bundled Software
  • Portal
  • Website Home Page
  • Blog
  • Pictures Album Manager
  • Gallery
  • Website Home Page
  • CMS
  • Wiki
  • FAQ
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No. No. --
Yes Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes No --
No. No. --
Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures No No --
Yes No --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
No No --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No No --
Payment
Subscriptions
Yes No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Normal [++[ Easy --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
No Yes --
Yes No --
User Blacklist Yes Yes --
IP Blocking Yes No --
Customization SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Yes
~356 Available Plugins.
No --
Plugin Installation [++[ Easy --
Yes
~108 Available Themes.
Yes
~3 Available Themes.
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Custom BBCodes No No --
Custom Emoticons No No --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
Yes No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
No. No. --
No. --
Content Aggregation
  • Integrated in the Sidebar
  • Displayed on Front Page
  • In a Block
  • In a News Module
No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
Yes No --
Global Moderator Yes Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics Yes No --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes No --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
  • Free Registration
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No No --
No No --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes No --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes No --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing Yes No --
Installation &
Upgrading
SocialEngine Wikid Forum
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Manual Upgrading --
Update
Notifications
Yes No --
Forum Migration Yes No --
Database
Management
Backup Database No No --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database No No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes No --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Yes No --
Tasks Scheduler Yes No --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.1 Strict
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • A
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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