DjangoBB vs. MyBB vs. TikiWiki CMS-Groupware vs. SMF vs. FUDforum

General DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Version
development
1.6.3
10.1, 9.4 LTS and 6.10 LTS
2.0.6
3.0.9
Release Date
2011-04-16 (10 years ago)
2013-02-08 (8 years ago)
2013-10-21 (8 years ago)
2018-05-17 (3 years ago)
Last Update here
2010-12-15 (10 years ago)
2011-06-22 (10 years ago)
2013-02-19 (8 years ago)
2013-10-25 (8 years ago)
2018-11-01 (3 years ago)
Author
Alexey Afinogenov, Sergey Maranchuk
MyBB Group
Tiki Software Community Association
Simple Machines
The FUDForum development team and user community.
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
BSD
Custom
LGPL
BSD
GNU General Public License
License cost
0
US$0
0
0
Free
Main View
Classic forum list
Thread-Type
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Setup DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Installation method
manual
wizard
wizard
wizard
wizard
Upgrade method
manual
wizard
wizard
wizard
wizard
Hosting available
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Technology DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Programming Language
Python
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
4
MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
1
MySQL Database
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
7
DB2 Database, Firebird Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
BBCode
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
HTML
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Unknown
Plugin
Optional
Yes
Plugin
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Attachments
One file
Multiple files
One file
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
No
Forums DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
No
unlimited
one level
unlimited
unlimited
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Trashcan Forum
No
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Anti-Spam and Security DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Warnings
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Suspension
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Bans
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Logging
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
User Reports
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Other
Akismet plugin available.
An Akismet mod is available
Several others like SpamBot detection, prevent new users from posting links, etc.
Notification DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
Yes - via ICQ, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, Jabber, Google Chat or Skype.
Bookmarks
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Community DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rating/Karma System
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Signatures
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Private Messaging
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Moderation DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Moderators
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global, forums and threads
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Search DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Full-text search
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Customization DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Languages
0
0
0
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Templates
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global
Custom BBCodes
Optional
Yes
No
Plugin
Plugin
Skin-Editor
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Smiley Packs
No
Yes
No
Yes
Patch
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Calendar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Friendly URLs
No
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Data Management DjangoBB MyBB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware SMF FUDforum
Available Importers
Pruning
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Archiving
No
No
No
Plugin
Optional
Export Formats
WAP(2), IMode
PDF (Adobe), ATOM, RSS, RDF, HTML
Export private messages
No
Yes
No
Plugin
Yes
Lo-Fi View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
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