bttlxeForum vs. XMB vs. Yazd vs. GroupServer vs. JForum

General bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Version
2.0
1.9.11
3.0 Stable-Beta
1.0β
2.1.8
Release Date
2004-07-31 (16 years ago)
Febuary 28, 2009
2006-01-05 (14 years ago)
2010 June 16
2008-10-31 (11 years ago)
Last Update here
2008-01-21 (12 years ago)
2012-03-02 (8 years ago)
2006-11-07 (13 years ago)
2010-06-21 (10 years ago)
2008-01-02 (12 years ago)
Author
Battleaxe Software
The XMB Group
Group Effort
OnlineGroups.Net
Rafael Steil
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Free
General Public License
Apache
GPL
BSD
License cost
Free
0.00
Free
$0
0
Main View
Thread-Type
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Flat
Setup bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Installation method
wizard
manual
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
manual
manual
Hosting available
No
No
No
Yes
No
Technology bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Programming Language
ASP
php
Java
Python & Zope
Java
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
2
Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
6
DB2 Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
1
PostgreSQL Database
3
MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database
Other Storage
MS Access
Zope Object Database
HSQLDB
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
BBCode
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
HTML
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
WYSIWYG Editor
No
No
Optional
No
No
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Single
None
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
No
No
Yes
No
No
Attachments
No
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
Forums bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
No
one level
one level
No
No
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
No
No
No
No
Trashcan Forum
No
No
No
No
No
Anti-Spam and Security bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Warnings
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Suspension
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Bans
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
Patch
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Logging
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
User Reports
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
Yes
No
Other
Spam Assasin is used for email spam control.
Notification bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
RSS/ATOM
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
None
0
Integrated Chat
0
Bookmarks
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Community bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Rating/Karma System
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Signatures
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Moderation bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Moderators
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
Move Threads
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Split Threads
No
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Shadow Topics
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Sticky Threads
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
No
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Search bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unread Topics
Session tracked
Session tracked
Database tracked
Customization bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Languages
0
0
0
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Templates
CSS only
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global
Custom BBCodes
No
Plugin
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Skin-Editor
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
No
Smiley Packs
No
Optional
Plugin
Unknown
Yes
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Special Features bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
Yes
Calendar
No
Plugin
No
Unknown
No
Friendly URLs
No
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Data Management bttlxeForum XMB Yazd GroupServer JForum
Available Importers
Pruning
Yes
Yes
No
Unknown
No
Archiving
No
No
No
Unknown
No
Export Formats
None
none
XML, mbox
Export private messages
No
No
No
Yes
No
Lo-Fi View
No
Yes
No
Unknown
No
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