Viscacha vs. Beehive Forum vs. MyBB vs. JForum vs. Unclassified NewsBoard vs. XMB

General Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Version
0.8.1
1.4.7
1.6.3
2.1.8
2015-07-13
1.9.11
Release Date
2010-12-03 (9 years ago)
2015-06-03 (5 years ago)
2011-04-16 (9 years ago)
2008-10-31 (11 years ago)
2015-07-12 (5 years ago)
Febuary 28, 2009
Last Update here
2010-12-04 (9 years ago)
2016-02-08 (4 years ago)
2011-06-22 (9 years ago)
2008-01-02 (12 years ago)
2018-11-01 (1 year ago)
2012-03-02 (8 years ago)
Author
The Viscacha Project
Matt Beale, Mark Rendle
MyBB Group
Rafael Steil
Yves Goergen
The XMB Group
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
GPL
GPL
Custom
BSD
GPL
General Public License
License cost
0
0
US$0
0
0
0.00
Main View
Classic forum list
Thread-Type
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Setup Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Installation method
wizard
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
manual
wizard
Hosting available
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
Technology Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Programming Language
PHP
PHP
PHP
Java
PHP 5
php
UTF-8 Support
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
3
MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
HSQLDB
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
BBCode
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
HTML
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
WYSIWYG Editor
No
Yes
Plugin
No
No
No
Quoting
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Attachments
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
Multiple files
One file
Multiple files
Tags
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Mark as solved
No
Forums Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
unlimited
unlimited
No
unlimited
one level
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Yes
Redirect Forums
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Trashcan Forum
No
Optional
Plugin
No
No
No
Anti-Spam and Security Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
CAPTCHA
Yes
Optional
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
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Warnings
No
Unknown
Yes
No
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
Yes
Yes
Yes
Unknown
Yes
Yes
User Reports
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Other
E-Mail Protection
Worming, Pilllorying
Akismet plugin available.
Notification Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
RSS/ATOM
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Instant Messaging
No
Yes
0
Jabber
Bookmarks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Community Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
User Ranks
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Rating/Karma System
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Signatures
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Custom profile fields
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Moderation Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Moderators
global and forums
global, forums and threads
global and forums
global and forums
global, forums and threads
global and forums
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
Patch
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Search Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum 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
Session tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Database tracked
Session tracked
Customization Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum 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
Unknown
Unknown
No
Unknown
Templates
global
CSS only
global and forum specific
global
global
global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Patch
Plugin
Skin-Editor
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Smiley Packs
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugins
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Polls
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Calendar
No
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Friendly URLs
No
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Management Viscacha Beehive Forum MyBB JForum Unclassified NewsBoard XMB
Available Importers
Invision Board 1.1.2, phpBB 2.0.x, Woltlab Burning Board 1.x
Pruning
No
No
Plugin
No
Optional
Yes
Archiving
No
Unknown
No
No
No
No
Export Formats
HTML, SQL, PDF as Plugin
none
Export private messages
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Lo-Fi View
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
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