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GeneralmwForum Details
Version 2.26.0
Release Date 2012-02-15
Author Markus Wichitill
URL www.mwforum.org
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL v3
License cost Free
Programming Language Perl
UTF-8 Support Yes
Type Threaded or Flat
Installation method manual
Upgrade method wizard with manual interactions
Data StoragemwForum Details
MySQL Yes
Postgres Yes
Oracle No
SQLite Yes
Textfiles No
other  
Hosting available No
PostsmwForum Details
BBCode Yes
HTML No
Emoticons Yes
Formatting Toolbar Yes
WYSIWYG Editor No
Quoting Nested
Syntax Highlighting Plugin
Attachments Multiple files
ForumsmwForum Details
Categories Yes
Subforums one level
Last Post Yes
Redirect Forums No
Trashcan Forum Yes
Anti-Spam and SecuritymwForum Details
CAPTCHA Yes
Groups Multiple groups
Flood Control Yes
ACLs Yes
Blacklist Yes
Warnings No
Suspension Yes
Bans Yes
IP-Block Yes
Audit Logging Yes
User Reports Yes
Other OpenID, OpenPGP, auth plugins
NotificationmwForum Details
RSS/ATOM Yes
E-Mail Yes
Instant Messaging  
Bookmarks No
CommunitymwForum Details
Avatars Yes
User Ranks Yes
Rating/Karma System Plugin
Signatures Yes
Users Online List Yes
Private Messaging Yes
Custom profile fields Yes
ModerationmwForum Details
Moderators global and forums
Move Threads Yes
Split Threads Yes
Close Threads Yes
Shadow Topics Yes
Sticky Threads Yes
Important Threads Yes
SearchmwForum Details
Full-text search Yes
Author search Yes
Advanced search Yes
Unread Topics Database tracked
CustomizationmwForum Details
Languages English, German + around 6 contributed
Templates CSS only
Custom BBCodes Yes
Skin-Editor No
Smiley Packs Yes
Plugins Yes
Special FeaturesmwForum Details
Statistics Yes
Polls Yes
Calendar No
Friendly URLs Yes
Data ManagementmwForum Details
Pruning Yes
Archiving Yes
Export Formats HTML
Export private messages Yes
Lo-Fi View Plugin

mwForum

mwForum is an open-source, Web-based discussion forum system. mwForum is based on Perl CGI scripts, uses a MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLite database and is compatible with mod_perl 1.0 and 2.0 for optimal performance. mwForum's design goals are comfortable operation and administration, stability, security and speed, a professional and consistent look, and lean and clean code to make customization easy.

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki

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Record added:
2008-05-19
Last updated:
2012-02-26

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