Vanilla vs. XMB

General Vanilla XMB
Version
2.6.4
1.9.11
Release Date
2018-10-28 (3 years ago)
Febuary 28, 2009
Last Update here
2018-11-01 (3 years ago)
2012-03-02 (9 years ago)
Author
Vanilla Forums Inc
The XMB Group
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
General Public License
License cost
0
0.00
Main View
Both, can be configured
Thread-Type
Flat
Flat
Setup Vanilla XMB
Installation method
wizard
wizard
Upgrade method
manual
wizard
Hosting available
Yes
No
Technology Vanilla XMB
Programming Language
PHP
php
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts Vanilla XMB
BBCode
Plugin
Yes
HTML
Yes
Optional
Emoticons
Plugin
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Plugin
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
Plugin
No
Quoting
Single
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Plugin
No
Attachments
Multiple files
Multiple files
Tags
Yes
Unknown
Mark as solved
A particular post can highlighted as accepted answer
Forums Vanilla XMB
Categories
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
one level
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Redirect Forums
Yes
No
Trashcan Forum
Yes
No
Anti-Spam and Security Vanilla XMB
CAPTCHA
Yes
Yes
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Flood Control
Yes
Yes
ACLs
Yes
Yes
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Warnings
Plugin
Plugin
Suspension
Yes
Plugin
Bans
Yes
Yes
IP-Block
Yes
Yes
Audit Logging
Yes
Yes
User Reports
Plugin
Yes
Other
Community Curation & SPAM removal
Notification Vanilla XMB
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Plugin
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
Bookmarks
Yes
Yes
Community Vanilla XMB
Avatars
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Yes
Plugin
Signatures
Plugin
Yes
Users Online List
Plugin
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Custom profile fields
Plugin
Plugin
Moderation Vanilla XMB
Moderators
global, forums and threads
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
Plugin
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
Plugin
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Yes
Yes
Search Vanilla XMB
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
No
Unread Topics
Database tracked
Session tracked
Customization Vanilla XMB
Languages
141
Afar, Abkhazian, Afrikaans, Amharic, Arabic, Assamese, Aymara, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Byelorussian, Bulgarian, Bihari, Bislama, Bengali; Bangla, Tibetan, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, Czech, Welsh, Danish, German, Bhutani, Greek, English, Esperanto, Spanish, Estonian, Basque, Persian, Finnish, Fiji, Faroese, French, Frisian, Irish, Scots Gaelic, Galician, Guarani, Gujarati, Hausa, Hebrew, Hindi, Croatian, Hungarian, Armenian, Interlingua, Indonesian, Interlingue, Inupiak, Icelandic, Italian, Inuktitut, Japanese, Javanese, Georgian, Kazakh, Greenlandic, Cambodian, Kannada, Korean, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Kirghiz, Latin, Lingala, Laothian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Lettish, Malagasy, Maori, Macedonian, Malayalam, Mongolian, Moldavian, Marathi, Malay, Maltese, Burmese, Nauru, Nepali, Dutch, Norwegian, Occitan, Oromo, Oriya, Punjabi, Polish, Pashto, Pushto, Portuguese, Brazilian Portuguese, Quechua, Rhaeto-Romance, Kirundi, Romanian, Russian, Kinyarwanda, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Sangho, Serbo-Croatian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovenian, Samoan, Shona, Somali, Albanian, Serbian, Siswati, Sesotho, Sundanese, Swedish, Swahili, Tamil, Telugu, Tajik, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkmen, Tagalog, Setswana, Tonga, Turkish, Tsonga, Tatar, Twi, Uighur, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese, Volapuk, Wolof, Xhosa, Yiddish, Yoruba, Zhuang, Chinese, Chinese Traditional, Zulu
0
Mobile View
Yes
Unknown
Templates
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
Plugin
Plugin
Skin-Editor
Plugin
Yes
Smiley Packs
Plugin
Optional
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Special Features Vanilla XMB
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Polls
Plugin
Yes
Calendar
Plugin
Plugin
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Data Management Vanilla XMB
Available Importers
All platforms use: https://open.vanillaforums.com/addon/porter-core
Pruning
Yes
Yes
Archiving
Yes
No
Export Formats
Proprietary or MySQLDump
Export private messages
Yes
No
Lo-Fi View
Yes
Yes
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