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Today I was about to buy forum but reviews of vBulletin -5 stopped me from doing that

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by pulkitseo, Jan 28, 2014.

  1. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    Today I was about to buy forum but reviews of vBulletin -5 stopped me from doing that
    can anyone tell me what is the best forum software available in the market with version number and cost of the software...
     
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    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    Not what I expected :D
     
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  3. $Bunny$

    $Bunny$ Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeh, Seems no one liked the vb5 version. Few days ago I also was checking the various forums.

    The Best forum software depends on your need - what features you want actually. As if you go with vb 4 you will not get Marketplace feature as IPB, Xenforo provides it at additional cost.
    So it all depends on what features you are looking for.
     
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  4. LeePLW

    LeePLW Newbie

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    I use Xenforo, It's one of the freshest about right now imo, Not to bad on price and can be customized pretty easy
     
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  5. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    well price is decent one but Branding Removal cost is $250* thats too much for me...
    so i am left with only this option ?
     
  6. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    i was about to buy software coz i heard that BHW was also made of vBulletin...what version that i dono..can anyone else tell ?
     
  7. $Bunny$

    $Bunny$ Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    What about IPB?
     
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  8. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    I dono much about forums but i want something thats good enough to handle ...i am planning to make religious forum site..can you suggest which would be better option ?
     
  9. $Bunny$

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    If you dont know much about forums then i highly recommend you to try MYBB. Its a free forum software and its very easy to use. Try it you may like it.
    If you want to use only paid forum software then Xenforo, IPB, vbulletin forum softwares are available but vbulletin is hard to manage than ipb, xenforo.
     
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    all vbulletin versions below 4 are good . Bhw's version will most probably be 4.2 or 3.8 .If you buy vbulletin 5 you also get vbulletin 4.2 and previous iterations of vbulletin .
    xenforo was stuck in some legal tangles with vbulletin the last time I checked . But still xenforo seems to be a better option than vbulletin atm .
     
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  11. infoasian

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    b2evo has a forum built into their new 5.0.6 community cms.
     
  12. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    what all skill will i need to manage them ?..well i would want to add advertisements in the forum in near future whenever it grows thats why free software won't be option what do you suggest ?can i have your skype or fb id to talk to u...?its just a reuqest...
     
  13. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    should i go with version 4.2 or 3.8 ?they might be cheaper than v5
     
  14. ilim72

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    I just recently installed MyBB and very happy with it so far.
     
  15. $Bunny$

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    I will add you on skype :)
     
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  16. $Bunny$

    $Bunny$ Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    No you can not buy 3.8 or 4.2 vb. You have to buy vb5. With vb5 you can download free 4.2, 3.8 vb versions.
     
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    elviswong Senior Member Premium Member

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    What's the best these days guys ? Paid that is.
    Thanks
     
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    anybody knos how to transfer a license, i wont do anything with this shit atm
     
  19. pulkitseo

    pulkitseo Senior Member

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    I have decided I m going for xenforo but do i have to pay extra for skin? and is the licence for lifetime ?
     
  20. $Bunny$

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    License is lifetime but it includes 12 months of upgrades, support. You can download skins which are free at xenforo resources after buying xenforo.
     
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