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Version 1.6.4 3.1.7 --
Last Release September 9, 2007 May 10th, 2012 --
GPL License Proprietary License --
Price Free $69.99 --
Resources --
Easy to Use Perfection --
Installation Easy to Do Classical --
Administration Really Intuitive Efficient & Fast --
Community Size Medium Community Big Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
7.4/10 (34 votes)
9.2/10 (452 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • 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 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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  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • AJAX
  • CSS
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Chinese (Simplified)
Czech
German
Danish
Spanish
French
Italian
Magyar
Dutch
Norwegian
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Serbian
Russian
Swedish
Thai
Turkish
English (British)
English (American)
Supported Languages:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
Chinese (Simplified)
German
Danish
French
Croatian
Italian
Portuguese
Turkish
English (British)
English (American)
Chinese (Traditional)
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Compatibility with
Smartphones
No.
  • 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 No.
  • Web Application
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Threads / Topics Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Flat Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Tags
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- Yes --
Yes Yes --
No No --
- Yes --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
- Yes --
Forum Posts Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Formatting Buttons
  • Preview Button
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  • Plain
  • BBCode
  • HTML
  • BBCode
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No No --
Yes Yes --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Yes Plugin --
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Image Attachment No.
  • Upload via Advanced Attachments
  • Use BBCode or HTML
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Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Yes Yes --
No Yes --
No No --
No Yes --
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Technical Features Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Bundled Software No.
  • Portal
  • Blog
  • Gallery
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  • RSS 2.0
  • RSS 2.0
  • ATOM 1.0
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Yes Yes --
No. No. --
Cache System No Yes --
  • Custom Template Engine
  • Smarty
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Post By Email No No --
User Profiles &
Options
Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
No Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes Yes --
User Selectable
Themes
- Yes --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
No Yes --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes Yes --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Easy --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
- No --
Plugin Yes --
User Blacklist No Yes --
IP Blocking No Yes --
Customization Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Yes Yes
~300 Available Plugins.
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Plugin Installation [++[ Easy --
Yes Yes
~229 Available Themes.
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Custom BBCodes Plugin Yes --
Custom Emoticons Yes Yes --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
Plugin Yes --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. No. --
No. No. --
No. No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Moderation No.
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
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Moderator
per Section
No Yes --
Global Moderator No Yes --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics Yes Yes --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups No Yes --
User Registration No.
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
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- Yes --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes Yes --
Send Warnings
to Users
No Yes --
Access Control List Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Mass Mailing No Yes --
Installation &
Upgrading
Unclassified NewsBoard Woltlab Burning Board
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Upgrade Wizard --
Update
Notifications
Yes Yes --
Forum Migration Yes Plugin --
Database
Management
Backup Database Plugin Yes --
Prune Database Plugin Yes --
Restore Database No Yes --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes Yes --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
Plugin Yes --
Tasks Scheduler No Yes --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Transitional
  • XHTML 1.1 Strict
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 2
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  • AA
  • AA
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Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
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