bbPress vs. Vanilla

General bbPress Vanilla
Version
0.9.0.4
2.6.4
Release Date
2009-01-02 (12 years ago)
2018-10-28 (2 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-03-11 (12 years ago)
2018-11-01 (2 years ago)
Author
bbpress.org
Vanilla Forums Inc
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL2
GPL
License cost
0
0
Main View
Both, can be configured
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Setup bbPress Vanilla
Installation method
wizard
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
manual
Hosting available
No
Yes
Technology bbPress Vanilla
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts bbPress Vanilla
BBCode
Plugin
Plugin
HTML
Yes
Yes
Emoticons
Plugin
Plugin
Formatting Toolbar
Plugin
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Plugin
Quoting
Nested
Single
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
Plugin
Attachments
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Yes
Mark as solved
A particular post can highlighted as accepted answer
Forums bbPress Vanilla
Categories
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
unlimited
Last Post
Plugin
Yes
Redirect Forums
Plugin
Yes
Trashcan Forum
Yes
Yes
Anti-Spam and Security bbPress Vanilla
CAPTCHA
Plugin
Yes
Groups
One group only
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
Blacklist
Plugin
Yes
Warnings
Plugin
Plugin
Suspension
Plugin
Yes
Bans
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
Plugin
Yes
Audit Logging
Plugin
Yes
User Reports
Plugin
Plugin
Other
Community Curation & SPAM removal
Notification bbPress Vanilla
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Plugin
Yes
Instant Messaging
Plugin
Bookmarks
Yes
Yes
Community bbPress Vanilla
Avatars
Plugin
Yes
User Ranks
Plugin
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Plugin
Yes
Signatures
Plugin
Plugin
Users Online List
Plugin
Plugin
Private Messaging
Plugin
Yes
Custom profile fields
Plugin
Plugin
Moderation bbPress Vanilla
Moderators
global
global, forums and threads
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
Plugin
Plugin
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
Unknown
Plugin
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Plugin
Yes
Search bbPress Vanilla
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Plugin
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Customization bbPress Vanilla
Languages
0
141
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Javanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
Mobile View
Unknown
Yes
Templates
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
Plugin
Plugin
Skin-Editor
No
Plugin
Smiley Packs
Plugin
Plugin
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Special Features bbPress Vanilla
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Polls
Plugin
Plugin
Calendar
No
Plugin
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Data Management bbPress Vanilla
Available Importers
All platforms use: https://open.vanillaforums.com/addon/porter-core
Pruning
Plugin
Yes
Archiving
Plugin
Yes
Export Formats
BBXF
Proprietary or MySQLDump
Export private messages
Plugin
Yes
Lo-Fi View
Plugin
Yes
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