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PHPBB or SMF?

Discussion in 'phpBB' started by sarbaraj101, Aug 11, 2007.

  1. #1
    Do you like PHPBB or SMF?
    SEMrush
    Personally, I prefer SMF to PHPBB.
     
    sarbaraj101, Aug 11, 2007 IP
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    Endurer Well-Known Member

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    #2
    Both have their own pros and cons. I personally prefer phpBB 3 over SMF right now but then again, it's not a stable release so I'll have to wait for a while before I take it live on one of my websites.
     
    Endurer, Aug 11, 2007 IP
  3. sarbaraj101

    sarbaraj101 Peon

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    #3
    I prefer SMF even over PHPBB3.
    Used that but it had too many bugs.
     
    sarbaraj101, Aug 11, 2007 IP
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    Baby Boy Guest

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    #4
    I've never personally tried SMF so I am going to stick with my most favorite... phpBB2 (or phpBB3, whatever you want to call it.)
     
    Baby Boy, Aug 11, 2007 IP
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    #5
    phpBB3 is my preference, works really great. Can't wait to see the final release.
     
    VickyQ, Aug 11, 2007 IP
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    sarbaraj101 Peon

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    #6
    The problem with PHPBB is the mods...
    and sometimes bots attack it
     
    sarbaraj101, Aug 11, 2007 IP
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    #7
    phpBB would be my personal preference.
     
    -LB-, Aug 11, 2007 IP
  8. sarbaraj101

    sarbaraj101 Peon

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    #8
    Hmm...
    Looks like many people here prefer PHPBB to SMF.
     
    sarbaraj101, Aug 12, 2007 IP
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    Jackuul Well-Known Member

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    #9
    PhpBB > SMF, Vbull, MyBB, Baby Jesus.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 14, 2007 IP
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    sawz Prominent Member

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    #10
    jump into the 21st century. phpbb is crap, always has been, always will be.

    for free forum software its SMF all the way.
    if you want to pay for it, go with vB.
     
    sawz, Aug 14, 2007 IP
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    Jackuul Well-Known Member

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    #11
    I say YOUR SMF is crap and that PHPBB3 owns all, including your bloodline.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 14, 2007 IP
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    Jackuul Well-Known Member

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    #12
    Thanks for the red rep. Lmao, and finding my business topic to do it in. Oh brave soul, ye hath scared me! Not.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 14, 2007 IP
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    #13
    SMF is great, never had problems with that... phpbb is easily hacked and has a lot of features limitations,
     
    vipmoney, Aug 15, 2007 IP
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    Jackuul Well-Known Member

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    #14
    Prove that PHPBB is easily hacked.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 15, 2007 IP
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    vipmoney Peon

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    #15
    I dont have to prove you, but in the past 2 years never been hacked on SMF, and before that i got hacked twice with phpbb.

    Also, I have watched several phpbb hacked recently, and never saw any SMF
     
    vipmoney, Aug 16, 2007 IP
  16. Jackuul

    Jackuul Well-Known Member

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    #16
    I have kept my boards updated, and on all of them there has never been a single exploit or hacking. If they're not updated to the latest, then they will be hacked, the same with anything else.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 16, 2007 IP
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    sawz Prominent Member

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    i have seen several hacked SMF boards. only because the owner of the board had left a script on there site that was compromised, or there cpanel password got out, or the server they were hosted on was not secure.

    SMF cannot be hacked, if your SMF got hacked, its due to the server or the owner not being security conscious.

    phpbb is like a piece of swiss cheese.
     
    sawz, Aug 16, 2007 IP
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    ewriter Banned

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    #18
    I will go with phpbb. I am a great fan of this forum software. Its easy to customize too
     
    ewriter, Aug 16, 2007 IP
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    #19
    I much prefer PHPBB3. Looks good, has good functionality and great to customise.
     
    heatherw_01, Aug 16, 2007 IP
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    #20
    PHPBB - because you can do whatever you want with it - and saying it is easily hackable is just plain not true. It is exploitable only when it is not kept up to date, as goes for any other forum software.
     
    Jackuul, Aug 16, 2007 IP