Simple Machines Forum 1.1.13 / 2.0 RC5

Operating systemsOS : Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
Program licensingScript Licensing : GPL - GNU General Public License
CreatedCreated : May 25, 2011
Size downloadDownloads : 1100
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It includes many custom templates for a personal and ...

It includes many custom templates for a personal and professional design of the message boards.
SMF is written in the popular language PHP and uses a MySQL database. It is designed to provide all the features needed from a bulletin_board while having an absolute minimal impact on the resources of the server. SMF is the next generation of forum software - and best of all it is and will always remain completely free.
Most important functions of Simple Machines Forum by The Simple Machines:

General Features:

• PHP and MySQL.

• Comprehensive template system.

• Advanced permission and user management.

• Supports multiple languages at once.

• Open and well-documented source code.

• Tracking of new and old unread topics, not just from the last visit.

• Designed for optimal performance and ability.

• Multi-media output. (XHTML, XML, RSS, WAP)

• Multi-language support from a large community.

• Package manager that automatically installs or uninstalls mods (also known as hacks. )


• All actions seamlessly require a session based authorization code.

• Administrative actions require the user's password (and do not rely solely on cookies. )

• Major actions are time and IP locked, preventing 'hammering'.

• The number of login attempts from a certain IP can be limited and time locked.

Forum Settings:

• Ability to display page creation time and query count per page.

• Put a board into maintenance mode, allowing only admins to login.

• Word censoring, either full word or partial.

• Ability to break up long words.

• Boards and Categories

• Group boards into collapsible categories.

• Set categories as non-collapsible.

• Reorder boards within categories, or reorder categories.

• Create child boards under other boards. (sub boards)

• Assign moderators to boards.

• Allow certain membergroups to access a board, including guests only.

• Configure permissions for each membergroup on the board level.

• Ability to indicate new posts to child boards but nothing new in parent.

• Member Registration;

• Require registration before forum entrance.

• Require a user to agree to terms before they register.

• Disable member registration completely (allowing only moderators to register people).

• Require email authentication by sending an authentication link.

• Require a moderator to approve registration.

• Register new members from the admin center.

• Member Navigation and Authentication

• Several security checks during navigation.

• Password reminder option, by email with confirmation. (doesn't automatically reset the password. )

• Both cookie and session based authentication (works without cookies. )

• Cookies can be set local to a path, global to all subdomains, or normally.

• Adjustable expiration time for authentication cookies.

• Member Tracking and Tracing

• Sortable and searchable public memberlist (accessible by a permission. )

• Powerful sortable and searchable admin memberlist.

• Show all (error) messages and IPs made by a member. (track user)

• Show all (error) messages from an IP address or range. (track IP)

• See who's doing what (accessible by permission. )


• Several board statistics (accessible by permission. )

• Tracking of member's online time in seconds.

• Tracking of topics, messages, new members, and hits per day.

• Individual member statistics accessible from their profile.

• News and Announcements

• Ability to create announcement boards (members receive a notification of topics automatically. )

• Member option to disable receiving announcements.

• Email or private message to the members by membergroup.

• Show a news ticker or news fader.

• Communication

• Ability to choose sendmail or SMTP (with or without authentication. )

• Ability to send a topic to a friend.

• Ability to view a "printer friendly" version of topics.


• Create membergroups to group members on permissions, access rights, and/or appearance.

• Assign several membergroups to a single member, with one membergroup as the primary group.

• Define membergroups that are auto-assigned based on the amount of posts a user has.

• Determine the maximum number of personal messages a membergroup is allowed to have by group.

• Assign graphical symbol(s) to a membergroup by primary group.

• Determine which membergroups are allowed to access a board.


• Ban members based on their username, email address, IP address or hostname.

• Support of wildcards for email address, IP address, and hostname.

• Include a ban reason (viewable for the banned user).

• Include a ban note (only viewable by the admins).

• Chose between full ban, 'no post' ban, or registration ban.

• Include an expiration time for bans.

• PHP 4. 1. 0 or higher

• MySQL 3. 23. 4 or higher

• 512 kilobytes of storage space in the database

• two and a half megabytes of storage space on the web server

• Apache or IIS

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