Feature List

GeneralInvision Power Board Details
Version 3.2.3
Release Date October 18, 2011
Author Invision Power Services
URL www.invisionpower.com
Free and Open Source No
License Commercial
License cost License from $175 / Hosted from $5 per month
Programming Language PHP 5.2+
UTF-8 Support Yes
Type Flat
Installation method wizard
Upgrade method wizard
Data StorageInvision Power Board Details
Postgres No
Oracle No
SQLite No
Textfiles No
Hosting available Yes
PostsInvision Power Board Details
BBCode Yes
Emoticons Yes
Formatting Toolbar Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Yes
Quoting Nested
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Attachments Multiple files
ForumsInvision Power Board Details
Categories Yes
Subforums unlimited
Last Post Yes
Redirect Forums Yes
Trashcan Forum Yes
Anti-Spam and SecurityInvision Power Board Details
Groups Multiple groups
Flood Control Yes
ACLs Yes
Blacklist Yes
Warnings Yes
Suspension Yes
Bans Yes
IP-Block Yes
Audit Logging Yes
User Reports Yes
Other Spam Monitoring Service, Flag As Spammer, Question & Answer System
NotificationInvision Power Board Details
E-Mail Yes
Instant Messaging No
Bookmarks Yes
CommunityInvision Power Board Details
Avatars Yes
User Ranks Yes
Rating/Karma System Yes
Signatures Yes
Users Online List Yes
Private Messaging Yes
Custom profile fields Yes
ModerationInvision Power Board Details
Moderators global and forums
Move Threads Yes
Split Threads Yes
Close Threads Yes
Shadow Topics Yes
Sticky Threads Yes
Important Threads Yes
SearchInvision Power Board Details
Full-text search Yes
Author search Yes
Advanced search Yes
Unread Topics Database tracked
CustomizationInvision Power Board Details
Languages English by default, other languages available via the community - or translatable via Integrated Language Editor
Templates global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes Yes
Skin-Editor Yes
Smiley Packs Yes
Plugins Yes
Special FeaturesInvision Power Board Details
Statistics Yes
Polls Yes
Calendar Yes
Friendly URLs Yes
Data ManagementInvision Power Board Details
Pruning Yes
Archiving Yes
Export Formats SQL
Export private messages Yes
Lo-Fi View Yes

Invision Power Board

IP.Board gives users the tools and features they need to participate easily and use the tools to manage focus and drive growth.

Successful communities have discussion at their core, which is why our IP.Board forum software is the foundation of our community suite. Whatever kind of community you run, IP.Board can help you achieve your business goals by fostering vibrant discussion.

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki


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Topic View

Post Screen

Moderator Control Panel

Admin Control Panel

Security Advisories

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