vBulletin 4.0

Operating systemsOS : Windows / Linux / Mac OS / BSD / Solaris
Program licensingScript Licensing : Commercial License - Publishing Suite ($285.00)
CreatedCreated : Jan 5, 2010
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With the new Publishing Suite, webmasters can now even manage complete websites.
Most important functions of vBulletin by Jelsoft Enterprises Limited:
GENERAL FEATURES:
• Scalable Solution - database server and web servers can reside on separate machines.
• MySQL back-end database
vbulletin 4.0 can be run on any machine that can support PHP and MySQL (Solaris, BSD, Linux, Windows, Mac)
• Written in PHP which makes for a fast and efficient product
Built-in Applications:
discussion / Forum
• Photo Albums
• Groups
• Calendar
• Events management
• Polls
• Blog
• Article-based CMS Publishing
Seamless Integrated Experience:
• Single Member Sign-on
• Single Permission System
• Single admin Control Panel
• Simple Cross Publishing
• Create a Matching Themes across Articles, Blogs, Forum.
Multi-Roles Control Panels:
• Admin Control Panel
• Moderator Control Panel
user Control Panel
• Unified Permission System
• Power Template Engine for Advanced Customization
Search Engine Optimization:
• SEO Friendly URLs
• Custom META keywords/description tags
• Automatic Google XML sitemap module
• Removal of duplicate content links
User / Member Management:
• Multi-user system with unlimited roles and permissions
• Member groups
Security:
• Granular Privileges
• Problem Notification
• SSL Compatible
• Captcha
• Email Verification
• Admin Control Panel News Manager
• Login "Strike" System
• Email and password changes require current password
• Compliant with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998.
Support:
• Customer Forum Support
• Customer Ticket Support 30 days included
• Public Forum
• Extensive 3rd Party Developer Community
• Professional Services
• Code Skeletons
Flexibility:
• Extensible User Profiles
• URL Rewriting
• Interface Localization
• Content Reuse
• Multi-lingual Content
• Metadata
Standards Compliance:
• XHTML Compliant
• Content Syndication (RSS)
• Content syndication: RSS, Atom, XML
FORUM FEATURES:
• Forums
• Unlimited Hierarchy of Forums
private Forums
Threads:
• Thread Display option - sort by, sort order, from date
• Thread and forum subscription (notification by email optional)
• Thread preview on mouse-over (optional, via Admin CP)
• Active Users viewing thread shown
• New Post Indicator
• Printer Friendly versions on threads
• Admin tools: edit, delete, move, lock, make sticky, etc.
• Email page to a friend option
• Similar Threads displayed on all thread views
Posts:
• Video Embedding (YouTube, Vimeo, Hulu, Dailymotion, Google, Metacafe) - New in 4. 0
• Linear, Threaded, Hybrid display views available
• Supports BB Code in posts
• Supports HTML in post
• Smilies
• Avatars
• Optional WYSIWYG or standard editors for posts and Private Messages
• Attachment images (. gif, . jpg, etc. ) stored on filesystem (optional, via Admin CP)
• Quick reply box (with optional "forced" click on post to quote)
• Preview post option
• Post Rating
• User Reputation
• Polls
• Post Reporting - report posts to moderators
• User post count
• Admin tools: edit, delete, move, etc.
• Preview-safe Attachments
Member Features:
• Member Profile Pages (updated in 4. 0). This information can be viewed by other members from the member list. Custom user title, URL home page, date of birth, instant messaging medium, location, occupation, biography, interests, vB version, plus any other custom user fields that may be defined by the administrator
• Allows members to upload pictures that can be viewed in the users' profile.
• Member List
• Member Search
• User Style picker
• Private Messaging
• Friends List
• Member Birthdays shown on Forum home
• User Reputation Management
• Who's Online
• Pop-up auto-refreshing buddylist with ICQ-style alerts when Friends come online
• Signature Editor
Avatar Options:
• Admin Defined Avatars
• Custom Avatars - upload from your own computer or specify a URL
Private Messaging:
• Pop-up notification when new PM received
• Private Message Tracking
• Private Message filing in custom folders
Privacy & Permissions:
• Permission system, based on user, usergroup or forums
• Private Forums
Users & Usergroups:
• User registration options
• User banning (by name & IP)
• Global Ignore User — When enabled, all posts by the specified user will be ignored/unseen by other members. Automatically added to the all users ignore lists
• Unlimited Moderators and SuperModerators
• Permission system, based on user, usergroup or forums
User Options:
• These include Daylight Savings options, forum style chooser, selection of notification types for PM, emails etc, thread display options, WYSIWYG editor options, language chooser, vCard downloads to allow the user profile to be placed into an address book
Attachment Management:
• View attachment statistics - shows limit and used space
• View the attachments you have posted (link or thumbnail views available)
• Remove attachments
General:
• View and manage subscribed threads and forums
• Email and password changes require current password
• Joinable Public User Groups
Admin & Board Maintenance:
• Task Scheduler
• Control Panel, Moderator & Task logs
board statistics
• Maintentance - Database backups, table repair
• Post Pruning
Moderation:
• Moderation queues for user registration and posting
• Calendar moderation
Import Facility:
• Import facility - import posts and members seamlessly upgrade from other bulletin_board systems, including Infopop's Ultimate Bulletin Board, UBBThreads, OpenTopic, ezboard, and Ikonboard
Attachments:
• Multiple attachments and types (types defined by admin in CP)
• Attachment thumbnails (requires PHP to have GD enabled)
• Storage type options for attachements (database or file system)
• Attachment moderation
Styling & Templates:
• Powerful Templating System
• Conditionals supported in the templates
• Ability to create multiple styles which can be applied to different forums and users
• Ability to upload / download styles and languages
Template Engine and Layouts:
• Proprietary template engine
• Templates / Skins
• Design independent - can support any web-page design
• Full CSS layout and design
• Sitewide templates: you can create entire site using default set of templates
• Multiple templates: you can create individual templates for every section, page or even the smallest box
• Powerful, fast and suitable for robust development
• Add-ons and Plug-ins
• Easily extensible through a plug-in architecture and variety of accessible plug-ins
Language & Phrase Management:
• Language Manager - allows you to easily translate your forums in any language
• Multiple Languages Supported
• Phrase Manager
Help and FAQ:
• Editable FAQ for your own boards
• Context sensitive help throughout the adminCP
Payment & Advertisment Integration:
• Paid Subscriptions Capabilities (PayPal, WorldPay, NOCHEX and Authorize. net)
• Google AdSense Integration
Calendar Features:
• Supports multiple private and public calendars
• Viewable public and private events (adminCP option)
• Weekly, monthly and yearly views
• Jump to Today option
• Add single, ranged or recurring events
• Add all day events
• Option to show calendar event on forum home page (adminCP option)
• Show events to specific usergroups (adminCP option)
• Calendar Moderation
• Private events reminder
• Ability to add custom fields
• Calendar event reminders for subscribed events
CMS FEATURES:
• Seamless Integrated Experience
• Single Member Sign-on
• Single Permission System
• Single Admin Control Panel
• Simple Cross Publishing
• Create a Matching Themes across Articles, Blogs, Forum
Complete Customization:
• Full CSS Layout and Design
• Themes & Skins
• Plug-Ins
• Powerful Template Engine: Ability to create multiple styles which can be applied to different pages, articles, forums, users, or even the smallest box.
• Language and Phrase Manager: Allows you to easily translate your forums in any language.
Unlimited Section/Site Structure Hierarchy:
• Article and Static HTML Page Publishing
• Easily Publish Custom Widgets
• Enable Community Members to Write and Publish Articles
• (updated) WYSIWYG Editor
• Inline Publishing Toolbar
• Flexible Content Layout
• Each Section can have unique layout and style
Publishing Options:
• Permissions can be applied to Articles, Pages, Sections, User-Groups.
• Set Future Publish Date/Time
• Set Article Display Order
• Assign Articles to multiple Categories.
• Tag Support.
• Turn Comments On/Off for each article.
• Article Status (Published, Inactive)
• Assign article to multiple categories
• Set Articles to publish on the Front Page
• Custom statuses for articles (active, pending, headline)
• Internal search engine for advanced searching of site content
• Article Tags
Cross-Publishing Capabilities:
• Promote a Forum post to an Article with link back.
• Promote a Blog post to an Article with link back.
• Create a new forum thread in the Forum.
CMS Admin Tools:
• Content Manager
• Category manager
• Section Manager
• Layout Manager
• Grid Manager
• Widget Manager
• Unified Permission System
Community Management Tools:
• User Management
• User-Group Management
• Social-Group Management
• Powerful Moderation Tools
• Inline Moderation Tools
Administration/General:
• Minimal training required - fast learning curve
• Visitor and Comments Statistics
• Download and install additional assets such as templates, plug-ins and widgets directly from control panel
• Web-based Style/Template Management
• Inline Administration
• Asset Management
• Content Scheduling (Publish Articles in the Future)
• Themes / Skins
Universal Search:
• Single Search finds what you are looking for across your entire website including Articles, Blog posts, and Forums, guests comments, and user-groups.
Template Engine and Layouts:
• Proprietary template engine
• Templates / Skins
• Design independent - can support any web-page design
• Full CSS layout and design
• Sitewide templates: you can create entire site using default set of templates
• Multiple templates: you can create individual templates for every section, page or even the smallest box
• Powerful, fast and suitable for robust development
• Add-ons and Plug-ins
• Easily extensible through a plug-in architecture and variety of accessible plug-ins
Comments:
• Full-featured user commenting system
• Anti-spam protection (CAPTCHA, bad words, flood protection, IP ban, posting by registered members only. . . )
Default Widgets:
• Recent Forum Posts
• Recent Blog Posts
• Recent Comments
• Recent Articles
• Friends Activity Widget
• Section Navigation Widget
• Category Navigation Widget
• 3rd Party HTML Widgets (i. e. Google Gadgets)
• BB Code Widgets
• Poll
• RSS Widgets
Demands:
• PHP 4. 3. 3 or higher
• MySQL 4. 0. 16 or higher
News in the current vBulletin [vbulletin4.0.exe] version:
Threads:
• Thread display options - sort by, sort order, from date
• Thread and forum subscription (notification by email optional)
• Thread preview on mouse-over (optional, via Admin CP)
• Active Users viewing thread shown
• New Post Indicator
• Printer Friendly versions on threads
• Admin tools for Threads - edit/delete/move/lock/Make sticky/ etc
• Email page to a friend option
• Similar Threads displayed on all thread views
Posts:
• Linear, Threaded, Hybrid display views available
• Supports BB Code in posts
• Supports HTML in post
• Smilies
• Avatars
• Optional WYSIWYG or standard editors for posts and Private Messages
• Attachment images (. gif, . jpg, etc) are no longer in the database (optional, via Admin CP)
• Quick reply box (with optional "forced" click on post to quote)
• Preview post option
• Post rating
• User reputation
• Polls
• Post Reporting - report posts to moderators
• User post count
• Admin tools for Posts - edit/delete/move/ etc
• Preview safe attachments
Members:
• Member List
• Member Search
• User Style picker
• Private Messaging
• Buddy list
• Member Birthdays shown on Forum home
Calendar Features:
• Supports multiple private and public calendars
• Viewable public and private events (adminCP option)
• Weekly, monthly and yearly views
• Jump to Today option
• Add single, ranged or recurring events
• Add all day events
• Option to show calendar event on forum home page (adminCP option)
• Show events to specific usergroups (adminCP option)
• Calendar Moderation
• Private events reminder
• Ability to add custom fields
General:
• Who's online
• Search
Editable user profile:
• This information can be viewed by other members from the member list. Custom user title, URL home page, date of birth, instant messaging medium, location, occupation, biography, interests, vB version, plus any other custom user fields that may be defined by the administrator
Profile pictures:
• Allows members to upload pictures that can be viewed in the users' profile.
Private Messaging:
• Pop-up notification when new PM received
• Private Message Tracking
• Private Message filing in custom folders
User Options:
• These include Daylight Savings options, forum style chooser, selection of notification types for PM, emails etc, thread display options, WYSIWYG editor options, language chooser, vCard downloads to allow the user profile to be placed into an address book
Attachment Management:
• View attachment statistics - shows limit and used space
• View the attachments you have posted (link or thumbnail views available)
• Remove attachments
Avatar Options:
• Admin Defined Avatars
• Custom Avatars - upload from your own computer or specify a URL
General:
• View and manage subscribed threads and forums
• Calendar event reminders for subscribed events
• Pop-up auto-refreshing buddylist with ICQ-style alerts when new buddies come online
• Signature Editor
• Email and password changes require current password
• Joinable Public User Groups
Styling & Templates:
• Templated system
• Conditionals supported in the templates
• Ability to create multiple styles which can be applied to different forums and users
• Ability to upload / download styles and languages
Language & Phrase Management:
• Language manager - allows you to easily translate your forums in any language
• Multiple languages supported
• Phrase manager
Users & Usergroups:
• User registration options
• User banning (by name & IP)
• Global ignore user aka 'Tachy goes to Coventry' - when enabled all posts by the specified user will be ignored/unseen by other members. Automatically added to the all users ignore lists
• Unlimited Moderators and SuperModerators
• Permission system, based on user, usergroup or forums
Board Maintenance:
• Task Scheduler
• Control Panel, Moderator & Task logs
• Board statistics
• Maintentance - Database backups, table repair
• Post Prunning
Moderation:
• Moderation queues for user registration and posting
• Calendar moderation
Import Facility:
• Import facility - import posts and members seamlessly upgrade from other bulletin board systems, including Infopop's Ultimate Bulletin Board, UBBThreads, OpenTopic, ezboard, and Ikonboard
Attachments:
• Multiple attachments and types (types defined by admin in CP)
• Attachment thumbnails (requires PHP to have GD enabled)
• Storage type options for attachements (database or file system)
• Attachment moderation
General:
• Multiple calendars supported
• Paid Subscriptions (PayPal, WorldPay, NOCHEX and Authorize. net)
• Private forums
• COPPA compliant
• Server Settings and Optimisation options configurable via the adminCP
• Editable FAQ for your own boards
• Context sensitive help throughout the adminCP

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