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What is the Best CMS I can use?

Discussion in 'Web Design' started by Pocketchange25, Sep 30, 2014.

  1. Pocketchange25

    Pocketchange25 Junior Member

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    What CMS should I use? I want to start my own forums website haven't made my decision on what yet. Looking for a free CMS so, no vBulletin most likely! Also I have used MyBB before it's ok but I'm just not really filling it for some reason, so what are other CMS's that you think is better then MyBB?
     
  2. Conor

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  3. cheekykent

    cheekykent Regular Member

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    depends on your needs, budget and computer savvyness
     
  4. Uniqu3

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    Have you tried Xenforo ?
     
  5. Pocketchange25

    Pocketchange25 Junior Member

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    Nope never have is it any good?
     
  6. Uniqu3

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    Yes I have, it has a lot of themes and very easy to use.
     
  7. Pocketchange25

    Pocketchange25 Junior Member

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    I'll be sure to check it out thanks man!
     
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    Is the customization good though? Like can I make it to my liking and a good feel?
     
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    Big question is it free or does it cost?
     
  10. K.H.R

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    vBulletin is the best, but its paid Forum Board.

    phpBB is good for free board.
     
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    SMF- Simple Machines , isn't bad.
     
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    vbulletin is the best, although its not free. But i think the free ones you will get yourself into a trap - if your forum becomes successfull, your platform wont be able to cope.
     
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    nothing beats vBulletin in terms of scaling, SEO and developer support, thats one of the reasons it's the most popular.
     
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    +1 for Xenforo..............
     
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    So most users are saying phpBB and some say simple machines so which is better between those two?
     
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    I've always used phpBB 3 which had a huge community at the time (maybe still does), but one thing I really liked about it is the code which is really easy to read and extend if you have some coding skills.