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First Impression

Discussion in 'BHW Beta Testers' started by boomboomer, Jun 24, 2015.

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  1. boomboomer

    boomboomer Executive VIP

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    My first impression is that you guys have done a remarkable job at ensuring that there's very little friction for users to start with the new forum. However, take my opinion with a pinch of salt as I haven't been on much lately so it's quite likely that I might miss some features that more regular users might not...

    I'm curious whether you evaluated Discourse before deciding on XenForo?
     
  2. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Cheers boomboomer

    We looked at Discourse and I met with Jeff Atwood at another event around a year ago. Discourse wasn't released at the time and as he stated himself it just not ready for a forum like BHW. We have too many customizations and requirements. The platform of BHW is only the heart, we then put tonnes of functionality around it.

    If we were starting this journey now I'd definately look at Discourse.org again. But probably end up at XenForo
     
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  3. American Trends

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    I thought I am in Digital Point instead of BHW.
     
  4. Diamond Damien

    Diamond Damien Owner BlackHatWorld Staff Member Jr. VIP Premium Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Many thanks to all Jr. VIP beta testers - this release is now closed. Full beta going live soon acknowledging feedback that has been provided here.
     
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