TikiWiki CMS-Groupware vs. MyBB vs. FUDforum vs. SMF vs. Unclassified NewsBoard vs. XMB

General TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Version
10.1, 9.4 LTS and 6.10 LTS
1.6.3
3.0.9
2.0.6
2015-07-13
1.9.11
Release Date
2013-02-08 (8 years ago)
2011-04-16 (10 years ago)
2018-05-17 (3 years ago)
2013-10-21 (7 years ago)
2015-07-12 (6 years ago)
Febuary 28, 2009
Last Update here
2013-02-19 (8 years ago)
2011-06-22 (10 years ago)
2018-11-01 (2 years ago)
2013-10-25 (7 years ago)
2018-11-01 (2 years ago)
2012-03-02 (9 years ago)
Author
Tiki Software Community Association
MyBB Group
The FUDForum development team and user community.
Simple Machines
Yves Goergen
The XMB Group
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
LGPL
Custom
GNU General Public License
BSD
GPL
General Public License
License cost
0
US$0
Free
0
0
0.00
Main View
Classic forum list
Classic forum list
Thread-Type
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Setup TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Installation method
wizard
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Hosting available
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Technology TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP
PHP 5
php
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
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
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
BBCode
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Optional
Plugin
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Attachments
One file
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
One file
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Mark as solved
No
No
Forums TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
one level
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
unlimited
one level
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Redirect Forums
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Trashcan Forum
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Anti-Spam and Security TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Warnings
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Suspension
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Bans
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
IP-Block
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Audit Logging
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Reports
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Other
Akismet plugin available.
Several others like SpamBot detection, prevent new users from posting links, etc.
An Akismet mod is available
Notification TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
Yes - via ICQ, AIM, Yahoo Messenger, MSN Messenger, Jabber, Google Chat or Skype.
Jabber
Bookmarks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Community TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Signatures
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Users Online List
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom profile fields
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Moderation TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Moderators
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global, forums and threads
global, forums and threads
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
Unknown
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Close Threads
Optional
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Search TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Session tracked
Customization TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Languages
0
0
0
0
13
Czech, German, English, French, Hungarian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Chinese
0
Mobile View
Unknown
Unknown
Yes
Unknown
No
Unknown
Templates
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global
global and forum specific
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugin
Patch
Plugin
Skin-Editor
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Smiley Packs
No
Yes
Patch
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Calendar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Friendly URLs
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Data Management TikiWiki CMS-Groupware MyBB FUDforum SMF Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Available Importers
Invision Board 1.1.2, phpBB 2.0.x, Woltlab Burning Board 1.x
Pruning
Yes
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Archiving
No
No
Optional
Plugin
No
No
Export Formats
PDF (Adobe), ATOM, RSS, RDF, HTML
WAP(2), IMode
none
Export private messages
No
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
No
Lo-Fi View
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
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