myUPB vs. Invision Power Board vs. YaBB vs. FluxBB vs. UltraBB vs. Yazd

General myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Version
2.2.6
3.2.3
2.5 AE
1.4.5
1.15
3.0 Stable-Beta
Release Date
2009-06-05 (14 years ago)
2011-10-17 (12 years ago)
2010-07-04 (13 years ago)
22/03/2011
April-11-2007
2006-01-05 (18 years ago)
Last Update here
2009-06-09 (14 years ago)
2012-02-07 (12 years ago)
2010-07-06 (13 years ago)
2011-05-05 (12 years ago)
2008-07-01 (15 years ago)
2006-11-07 (17 years ago)
Author
PHP Outburst
Invision Power Services
YaBB Development Team
FluxBB development team
Jim Hale
Group Effort
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
License
Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
Commercial
YPL (Modified GNU GPL)
GPL v2
Lifetime
Apache
License cost
free
License from $175 / Hosted from $5 per month
Free
0
$99.00
Free
Main View
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Setup myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Installation method
manual
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
Upgrade method
manual
wizard
wizard with manual interactions
wizard
manual
Hosting available
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Technology myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Programming Language
PHP
PHP 5.2+
Perl
PHP
PHP
Java
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
0
1
MySQL Database
0
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
1
MySQL Database
6
DB2 Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
BBCode
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML
No
Yes
Optional
Patch
No
Yes
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Optional
Quoting
Single
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Single
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Attachments
One file
Multiple files
Multiple files
No
One file
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
Forums myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
No
unlimited
one level
No
one level
one level
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
Yes
Patch
Yes
No
No
Trashcan Forum
No
Yes
Optional
No
No
No
Anti-Spam and Security myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
Yes
No
Groups
No
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
One group only
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Warnings
No
Yes
Optional
Patch
No
Yes
Suspension
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Bans
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Audit Logging
No
Yes
Optional
Patch
No
Unknown
User Reports
No
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Unknown
Other
IP address log
Spam Monitoring Service, Flag As Spammer, Question & Answer System
trademark "the Guardian" system
E-mail blocking
Notification myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
No
No
Private message notifications and broadcast messages
0
Bookmarks
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Community myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Rating/Karma System
No
Yes
Patch
Patch
Yes
Yes
Signatures
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
No
Moderation myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Moderators
global
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Search myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Session tracked
No
Session tracked
Customization myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Templates
global
global and forum specific
global
CSS only
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
No
Yes
Plugin
Patch
No
Yes
Skin-Editor
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Smiley Packs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
Plugin
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Polls
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Yes
No
Calendar
No
Yes
Patch
Patch
Yes
No
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Optional
Patch
Yes
Yes
Data Management myUPB Invision Power Board YaBB FluxBB UltraBB Yazd
Available Importers
Pruning
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Archiving
No
Yes
No
Patch
No
No
Export Formats
full textdb export
SQL
print layout; storage folders
none
Export private messages
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Lo-Fi View
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
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