Feature List

GeneralXMB Details
Version 1.9.11
Release Date Febuary 28, 2009
Author The XMB Group
URL www.xmbforum2.com
Free and Open Source Yes
License General Public License
License cost 0.00
Programming Language php
UTF-8 Support Yes
Type Flat
Installation method wizard
Upgrade method wizard
Data StorageXMB Details
Postgres No
Oracle No
SQLite No
Textfiles No
Hosting available No
PostsXMB Details
BBCode Yes
HTML Optional
Emoticons Yes
Formatting Toolbar Yes
Quoting Nested
Syntax Highlighting No
Attachments Multiple files
ForumsXMB Details
Categories Yes
Subforums one level
Last Post Yes
Redirect Forums No
Trashcan Forum No
Anti-Spam and SecurityXMB Details
Groups Multiple groups
Flood Control Yes
ACLs Yes
Blacklist Yes
Warnings Plugin
Suspension Plugin
Bans Yes
IP-Block Yes
Audit Logging Yes
User Reports Yes
NotificationXMB Details
E-Mail Yes
Instant Messaging  
Bookmarks Yes
CommunityXMB Details
Avatars Yes
User Ranks Yes
Rating/Karma System Plugin
Signatures Yes
Users Online List Yes
Private Messaging Yes
Custom profile fields Plugin
ModerationXMB Details
Moderators global and forums
Move Threads Yes
Split Threads Yes
Close Threads Yes
Shadow Topics Yes
Sticky Threads Yes
Important Threads Yes
SearchXMB Details
Full-text search Yes
Author search Yes
Advanced search No
Unread Topics Session tracked
CustomizationXMB Details
Languages English, Spanish, Dutch, German, 19 more so far.
Templates global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes Plugin
Skin-Editor Yes
Smiley Packs Optional
Plugins Yes
Special FeaturesXMB Details
Statistics Yes
Polls Yes
Calendar Plugin
Friendly URLs Yes
Data ManagementXMB Details
Pruning Yes
Archiving No
Export Formats  
Export private messages No
Lo-Fi View Yes


Welcome to XMBForum.com

Welcome to XMBForum.com, home of eXtreme Message Board and it's community. XMB is a lightweight forum software with all the features you need to support a growing community. With outstanding community support and contribution, you will find XMB to be easy to setup, customize, and enhance.

Though XMB is lightweight out of the box, it offers the key features you need to get your message board up and running

* Forum Organization with Categories, Forums & Sub-Forums
* Easy to use Member Management
* Anti-spam image verification for registration and anonymous posting
* U2U Private Messaging
* Inline Mass Moderation
* Easy-to-use Theming Interface
* Board Rules & FAQ System
* Import Utilities Available to import data from other software packages
* XMB Karma is now released as a modification!
* Sitemap plugin available
* We proudly released our Facebook Connect feature on Febuary 15, 2010
* XMB Shop (Virtual Mall) Beta 3 Released March 7, 2010

These are just some of the many features included in XMB.

All themes pictured below are available for free download at www.xmbforum.com

Currently in Development:

XMB 1.10 and the long anticipated 2.0

More info may be available in the Docs-Wiki


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

Forum View

Basic Forum View, absolute initial view can be altered to taste with settings in the admin control panel. Theme: XMB Davis

Category View

Each Category set up is viewable separately as an entity. Aids in forum usability and organization. Theme: XMB Guitar

Today's Posts View

Look at all the posts that happened in the past 24 hours with a click on the today's posts link. Theme: XMB Engage

Private Messaging (U2U) Console

User to User (Private)Messaging Console Theme: Crimson Flower

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