Yazd vs. XMB vs. MyBB vs. OvBB vs. Unclassified NewsBoard vs. bbPress

General Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Version
3.0 Stable-Beta
1.9.11
1.6.3
0.16a
2015-07-13
0.9.0.4
Release Date
2006-01-05 (15 years ago)
Febuary 28, 2009
2011-04-16 (10 years ago)
2007-04-05 (14 years ago)
2015-07-12 (6 years ago)
2009-01-02 (12 years ago)
Last Update here
2006-11-07 (15 years ago)
2012-03-02 (9 years ago)
2011-06-22 (10 years ago)
2008-01-21 (13 years ago)
2018-11-01 (3 years ago)
2009-03-11 (12 years ago)
Author
Group Effort
The XMB Group
MyBB Group
Jonathon Freeman & Brian Otto
Yves Goergen
bbpress.org
URL
Free and Open Source
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
License
Apache
General Public License
Custom
MIT
GPL
GPL2
License cost
Free
0.00
US$0
0
0
0
Main View
Classic forum list
Thread-Type
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Threaded or Flat
Flat
Flat
Flat
Setup Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Installation method
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Upgrade method
wizard
wizard
wizard
manual
wizard
Hosting available
No
No
No
No
No
No
Technology Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Programming Language
Java
php
PHP
PHP
PHP 5
PHP
UTF-8 Support
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Data Storage
6
DB2 Database, Microsoft SQL Database, MySQL Database, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
1
MySQL Database
3
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database, SQLite File Database
2
MySQL Database, PostgreSQL Database
1
MySQL Database
1
MySQL Database
Other Storage
Source Code Repo
Issue Tracker
Posts Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
BBCode
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
HTML
Yes
Optional
Yes
No
No
Yes
Emoticons
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Formatting Toolbar
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
WYSIWYG Editor
Optional
No
Plugin
No
No
No
Quoting
Single
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Nested
Syntax Highlighting
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
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 Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Categories
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Subforums
one level
one level
unlimited
No
unlimited
unlimited
Last Post
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Redirect Forums
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Trashcan Forum
No
No
Plugin
No
No
Yes
Anti-Spam and Security Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
CAPTCHA
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optional
Plugin
Groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
Multiple groups
One group only
Multiple groups
One group only
Flood Control
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
ACLs
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Blacklist
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Warnings
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Suspension
No
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Bans
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
IP-Block
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Optional
Plugin
Audit Logging
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
User Reports
Unknown
Yes
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Other
Akismet plugin available.
Notification Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
RSS/ATOM
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
E-Mail
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Instant Messaging
0
No
Jabber
Plugin
Bookmarks
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Community Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Avatars
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
User Ranks
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Rating/Karma System
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Signatures
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Users Online List
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Private Messaging
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Plugin
Custom profile fields
No
Plugin
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Moderation Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Moderators
global and forums
global and forums
global and forums
global
global, forums and threads
global
Move Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Split Threads
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Close Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shadow Topics
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Unknown
Sticky Threads
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Important Threads
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Search Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Full-text search
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Author search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Advanced search
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Unread Topics
Session tracked
Session tracked
Database tracked
Session tracked
Database tracked
Customization Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
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 and forum specific
global and forum specific
global and forum specific
global
global
global
Custom BBCodes
Yes
Plugin
Yes
No
Patch
Plugin
Skin-Editor
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Smiley Packs
Plugin
Optional
Yes
No
Yes
Plugin
Plugins
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Special Features Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Statistics
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Polls
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Plugin
Calendar
No
Plugin
Yes
Yes
No
No
Friendly URLs
Yes
Yes
Plugin
No
Yes
Yes
Data Management Yazd XMB MyBB OvBB Unclassified NewsBoard bbPress
Available Importers
Invision Board 1.1.2, phpBB 2.0.x, Woltlab Burning Board 1.x
Pruning
No
Yes
Plugin
No
Optional
Plugin
Archiving
No
No
No
No
No
Plugin
Export Formats
none
No
none
BBXF
Export private messages
No
No
Yes
No
No
Plugin
Lo-Fi View
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Plugin
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