NoNonsense Forum vs. OvBB vs. vBulletin vs. Yazd vs. myUPB vs. TikiWiki CMS-Groupware

General NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Version
18
0.16a
4.1.5
3.0 Stable-Beta
2.2.6
10.1, 9.4 LTS and 6.10 LTS
Release Date
2012-03-04 (9 years ago)
2007-04-05 (14 years ago)
2011-07-26 (10 years ago)
2006-01-05 (15 years ago)
2009-06-05 (12 years ago)
2013-02-08 (8 years ago)
Last Update here
2012-03-05 (9 years ago)
2008-01-21 (13 years ago)
2011-08-25 (9 years ago)
2006-11-07 (14 years ago)
2009-06-09 (12 years ago)
2013-02-19 (8 years ago)
Author
Kroc Camen
Jonathon Freeman & Brian Otto
vBulletin Solutions
Group Effort
PHP Outburst
Tiki Software Community Association
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
CC-BY 3
MIT
commercial / visible source
Apache
Creative Commons BY-NC-SA
LGPL
License cost
0
0
$285 Suite or $195 Forum
Free
free
0
Main View
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Setup NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Installation method
manual
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Upgrade method
manual
wizard
wizard with manual interactions
manual
wizard
Hosting available
No
No
No
No
No
No
Technology NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
0
2
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database
1
MySQL Database
6
DB2 Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
0
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
BBCode
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
HTML
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Emoticons
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
No
Yes
Optional
No
Optional
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Nested
Single
Single
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Attachments
No
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
One file
One file
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Mark as solved
Forums NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Categories
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
No
unlimited
one level
No
one level
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Trashcan Forum
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Anti-Spam and Security NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Groups
No
One group only
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
No
Multiple groups
Flood Control
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
ACLs
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Blacklist
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Warnings
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Suspension
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Bans
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Audit Logging
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
No
User Reports
No
No
Yes
Unknown
No
Yes
Other
Akismet
IP address log
Notification NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
RSS/ATOM
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
No
0
No
Bookmarks
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Community NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Avatars
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Rating/Karma System
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Signatures
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Users Online List
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Private Messaging
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Moderation NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Moderators
global and forums
global
global and forums
global and forums
global
global and forums
Move Threads
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
No
Yes
No
No
Unknown
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Shadow Topics
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Search NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Full-text search
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Unread Topics
No
Session tracked
Database tracked
Session tracked
Database tracked
Customization NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Languages
0
0
0
0
0
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Templates
global
global
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Skin-Editor
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Smiley Packs
No
No
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Statistics
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Calendar
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Friendly URLs
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Management NoNonsense Forum OvBB vBulletin Yazd myUPB TikiWiki CMS-Groupware
Available Importers
Pruning
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Archiving
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Export Formats
RSS
No
Single Table CSV, Single and Multi-Table SQL
none
full textdb export
Export private messages
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Lo-Fi View
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
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