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Version 2.0.18.10 3.0 --
Last Release December 2013 January 24, 2007 --
GPL License Apache License --
Price Free Free --
Resources --
Easy to Use Normal --
Installation Fast & Simple Long & Difficult --
Administration Really Intuitive Classical Categories --
Community Size Medium Community Medium Community --
Our Opinion --
User Reviews
8.1/10 (168 votes)
6.3/10 (12 votes)
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Demonstration --
Server Requirements Vanilla Forums Yazd
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • Apple Mac OSApple Mac OS
  • BSD UnixBSD Unix
  • Microsoft WindowsMicrosoft Windows
  • GNU/LinuxGNU/Linux
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  • Apache 1.3
  • Apache 2.0/2.2
  • Microsoft IIS
  • Lighttpd
  • Nginx
  • Apache Tomcat
  • JBoss
  • JoNas
  • Geronimo
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  • PHP 5
  • Java 1.4 - J2EE
  • Java 6 - JEE
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  • MySQL
  • MySQL
  • Oracle
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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
  • Javascript
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Yes Yes --
Languages
Supported Languages:
Portuguese (Brazilian)
German
Spanish
French
Italian
Dutch
Portuguese
Russian
Thai
Chinese (Traditional)
Supported Languages:
Chinese (Simplified)
German
Danish
Spanish
French
Italian
Norwegian
Arabic
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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)
No. --
Distribution
  • Native Support
No. --
Threads / Topics Vanilla Forums Yazd
Flat Flat --
  • Forum Categories
  • URL Redirection Forum
  • Sub Sections
  • Forum Categories
  • Sub Sections
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Plugin - --
Yes Yes --
No No --
Yes - --
No No --
No No --
Yes Yes --
Yes - --
Forum Posts Vanilla Forums Yazd
  • Plain Text
  • WYSIWYG Editor
  • Preview Button
  • Plain Text
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  • Plain
  • HTML
  • BBCode
  • Markdown
  • Plain
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No - --
Plugin No --
Quick Reply Box Yes Yes --
Plugin - --
Plugin Yes --
Plugin No --
Yes No --
Image Attachment
  • Upload via Advanced Attachments
No. --
Embedded Videos No. No. --
Forum Features Vanilla Forums Yazd
No No --
Yes No --
No No --
No No --
No No --
Plugin Yes --
Technical Features Vanilla Forums Yazd
Bundled Software
  • CMS
  • Blog
No. --
  • RSS 2.0
  • ATOM 1.0
No. --
Yes No --
No. No. --
Cache System Yes Yes --
  • Smarty
No. --
Post By Email No - --
User Profiles &
Options
Vanilla Forums Yazd
Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Signatures Yes Yes --
Yes Yes --
Bookmark Threads Yes No --
User Selectable
Themes
Yes - --
Yes Yes --
Export
Private Messages
Yes No --
Payment
Subscriptions
No No --
Security & Spam
Protection
Yes No --
CAPTCHA Complexity [++[ Hard --
Abnormal Behavior
Detection
Yes - --
No No --
User Blacklist Yes No --
IP Blocking Yes No --
Customization Vanilla Forums Yazd
Yes
~120 Available Plugins.
No --
Plugin Installation [++[ Very Easy --
Yes
~73 Available Themes.
Patch --
Custom BBCodes No No --
Custom Emoticons No No --
Custom
Thread Icons
No No --
Custom
Profile Fields
Plugin No --
Third Applications &
Websites
No. --
  • Drupal
  • WordPress
No. --
No. --
Content Aggregation No. No. --
Moderation &
Threads Management
Vanilla Forums Yazd
Moderation
  • Pre-Moderation
  • Post-Moderation
  • Reactive Moderation
  • Distributed Moderation
No. --
Moderator
per Section
Yes No --
Global Moderator Yes No --
Move Threads Yes Yes --
Shadow Topics No No --
Close/Lock Threads Yes Yes --
Users
Management
User Groups Yes Yes --
User Registration
  • Free Registration
  • Registration needs Approval
  • Invitation Only
  • User Account created by Administrator
  • Confirmation sent by email for validation
No. --
No - --
Yes Yes --
Multiple
Administrators
Yes No --
Send Warnings
to Users
No No --
Access Control List Yes No --
Yes No --
Mass Mailing No No --
Installation &
Upgrading
Vanilla Forums Yazd
Installation Method Installation Wizard Installation Wizard but manual database setup --
Upgrade Method Upgrade Wizard Upgrade Wizard but manual database update --
Update
Notifications
Yes No --
Forum Migration Yes - --
Database
Management
Backup Database Yes No --
Prune Database No No --
Restore Database Yes No --
Administration
Tools
Statistics Yes No --
Error/Notice
Log Viewer
No - --
Tasks Scheduler No - --
W3C Norms &
Accessibility
  • XHTML 1.0 Strict
  • HTML 4.01
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  • CSS 2
  • CSS 1
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  • AA
No. --
Yes No --
Yes No --
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