Feature List

GeneralAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Version AEF 1.0.9
Release Date Mai 17, 2011, 11:48 PM
Author Ronak Gupta, Pulkit Gupta
URL www.anelectron.com
Free and Open Source Yes
License www.anelectron.com
License cost Free
Programming Language PHP, MySQL
UTF-8 Support Yes
Type Threaded or Flat
Installation method wizard
Upgrade method wizard with manual interactions
Data StorageAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Postgres No
Oracle No
SQLite No
Textfiles No
Hosting available No
PostsAdvanced Electron Forum Details
BBCode Yes
Emoticons Yes
Formatting Toolbar Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes
Quoting Nested
Syntax Highlighting No
Attachments Multiple files
ForumsAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Categories Yes
Subforums unlimited
Last Post Yes
Redirect Forums Yes
Trashcan Forum Yes
Anti-Spam and SecurityAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Groups Multiple groups
Flood Control Yes
ACLs Yes
Blacklist Yes
Warnings Yes
Suspension Yes
Bans Yes
IP-Block Yes
Audit Logging No
User Reports Yes
NotificationAdvanced Electron Forum Details
E-Mail Yes
Instant Messaging No
Bookmarks Plugin
CommunityAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Avatars Yes
User Ranks Yes
Rating/Karma System Plugin
Signatures Yes
Users Online List Yes
Private Messaging Yes
Custom profile fields Plugin
ModerationAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Moderators global and forums
Move Threads Yes
Split Threads No
Close Threads Yes
Shadow Topics Yes
Sticky Threads Yes
Important Threads Yes
SearchAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Full-text search Yes
Author search Yes
Advanced search Yes
Unread Topics Database tracked
CustomizationAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Languages English, Arabic, Russian, Turkish, Hungarian, Spanish, Hindi, more
Templates global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes Plugin
Skin-Editor No
Smiley Packs Yes
Plugins Optional
Special FeaturesAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Statistics Yes
Polls Yes
Calendar Yes
Friendly URLs Yes
Data ManagementAdvanced Electron Forum Details
Pruning Yes
Archiving Yes
Export Formats Excel
Export private messages Yes
Lo-Fi View Yes

Advanced Electron Forum

This site is the home of the Bulletin Board Software AEF. The full name of AEF is Advanced Electron Forum. This bulletin board software is free software. It is written in PHP and MySQL.

AEF has a very simple and easy to use Administration Panel and installing this software is a piece of cake! You can install new themes, customize themes the way you want. The User Control Panel has a simple yet beautiful interface where users can set their preferences for the board.

This Bulletin board or forum software has all the general features that a forum software should have. It also includes features such as :
- News System with articles
- ShoutBox
- Suggest Framework for usernames while writing PM's
- Threaded Mode for topics
- Domdrag for reordering Categories, Forums, emoticons (A new feature included for the first time ever in a forum software.) - JS DOCK for easy navigation(A first from AEF)
- WYSIWYG Editors
- Customizable Themes

Try out AEF today!!!

--The AEF Development Team

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki


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These screenshots should give you a first impression how Advanced Electron Forum looks like. Remember: The look of many forums can be changed by stylesheets or templates so these are only examples.


Basic interface for registering on an AEF board.

User Control Panel

Basic interface for User Control Panel; Being redone in 1.0.6

Admin Control Panel

Basic interface for Administrator Control Panel.


Basic interface for Index of Forums.

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