Feature List

GeneralYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Version v1.9.3
Release Date April 22, 2009
Author Tiny Gecko
URL www.yetanotherforum.net
Free and Open Source Yes
License GPL v2.0
License cost Free
Programming Language ASP.NET, C#
UTF-8 Support Yes
Type Threaded or Flat
Installation method wizard
Upgrade method wizard with manual interactions
Data StorageYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Postgres No
Oracle No
SQLite No
Textfiles No
other Microsoft SQL Server
Hosting available No
PostsYetAnotherForum.NET Details
BBCode Yes
Emoticons Yes
Formatting Toolbar Yes
WYSIWYG Editor Optional
Quoting Nested
Syntax Highlighting Yes
Attachments Multiple files
ForumsYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Categories Yes
Subforums unlimited
Last Post Yes
Redirect Forums Yes
Trashcan Forum Optional
Anti-Spam and SecurityYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Groups Multiple groups
Flood Control Yes
ACLs Yes
Blacklist Yes
Warnings No
Suspension Yes
Bans Yes
IP-Block Yes
Audit Logging Yes
User Reports Yes
NotificationYetAnotherForum.NET Details
E-Mail Yes
Instant Messaging  
Bookmarks Patch
CommunityYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Avatars Yes
User Ranks Yes
Rating/Karma System No
Signatures Yes
Users Online List Yes
Private Messaging Yes
Custom profile fields Yes
ModerationYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Moderators global and forums
Move Threads Yes
Split Threads No
Close Threads Yes
Shadow Topics Yes
Sticky Threads Yes
Important Threads Yes
SearchYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Full-text search Yes
Author search Yes
Advanced search No
Unread Topics Session tracked
CustomizationYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Languages 22 Languages
Templates global and forum specific
Custom BBCodes Yes
Skin-Editor No
Smiley Packs Yes
Plugins Yes
Special FeaturesYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Statistics Yes
Polls Yes
Calendar No
Friendly URLs Yes
Data ManagementYetAnotherForum.NET Details
Pruning Yes
Archiving No
Export Formats  
Export private messages No
Lo-Fi View No


YetAnotherForum.NET (YAF) is a Open Source discussion forum or bulletin board system for web sites running ASP.NET. The latest version is ASP.NET v2.0 with a Microsoft SQL Server backend. The full C# source code is available licensed as GPL.

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