bbPress vs. SMF

General bbPress SMF
Version
0.9.0.4
2.0.6
Release Date
2009-01-02 (12 years ago)
2013-10-21 (8 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-03-11 (12 years ago)
2013-10-25 (7 years ago)
Author
bbpress.org
Simple Machines
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2
BSD
License cost
0
0
Main View
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Setup bbPress SMF
Installation method
wizard
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
wizard
Hosting available
No
No
Technology bbPress SMF
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
1
MySQL Database
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts bbPress SMF
BBCode
Plugin
Yes
HTML
Yes
Yes
Emoticons
Plugin
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Yes
Attachments
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
Forums bbPress SMF
Categories
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
unlimited
Last Post
Plugin
Yes
Redirect Forums
Plugin
Yes
Trashcan Forum
Yes
Yes
Anti-Spam and Security bbPress SMF
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Groups
One group only
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
Warnings
Plugin
Yes
Suspension
Plugin
Yes
Bans
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
Plugin
Yes
Audit Logging
Plugin
Yes
User Reports
Plugin
Yes
Other
An Akismet mod is available
Notification bbPress SMF
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Plugin
Yes
Instant Messaging
Plugin
Bookmarks
Yes
Plugin
Community bbPress SMF
Avatars
Plugin
Yes
User Ranks
Plugin
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Plugin
Yes
Signatures
Plugin
Yes
Users Online List
Plugin
Yes
Private Messaging
Plugin
Yes
Custom profile fields
Plugin
Yes
Moderation bbPress SMF
Moderators
global
global, forums and threads
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
Plugin
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
Unknown
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Plugin
Plugin
Search bbPress SMF
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Plugin
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Customization bbPress SMF
Languages
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Templates
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
Plugin
Plugin
Skin-Editor
No
Yes
Smiley Packs
Plugin
Yes
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Special Features bbPress SMF
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Polls
Plugin
Yes
Calendar
No
Yes
Friendly URLs
Yes
Plugin
Data Management bbPress SMF
Available Importers
Pruning
Plugin
Yes
Archiving
Plugin
Plugin
Export Formats
BBXF
WAP(2), IMode
Export private messages
Plugin
Plugin
Lo-Fi View
Plugin
Yes
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