XenForo or MyBB

by zGeek - 02-09-2015, 10:21 PM
Which Software?
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MyBB
10
Votes
90.91%
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MyBB
90.91%
10 Votes
XenForo
1
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9.09%
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XenForo
9.09%
1 Votes
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Posted: 02-09-2015, 10:21 PM (This post was last modified: 02-09-2015, 10:23 PM by zGeek.)
Hey!

It's been a while since I've created a thread here. So, I'm planning on making a forum which is of course, a general themed one. And I was wondering if I should go with XenForo because of how feature-rich it is or MyBB because of how lightweight (!?) it is.

I am someone who likes to do stuffs for the long run so yeah!
Also, I am good with both the softwares but I need something which can be edited a lot (like NulledBB, which Aoki did a great job).


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Posted: 03-09-2015, 12:03 AM
I have a few tips for you. Starting with the software, go either vBulletin or Mybb and drop the concept of XenForo before it is too late. Secondly, get a proper niche as a general themed forum will die within a couple of weeks.
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 12:13 AM
Stay with MyBB if you want to make outstanding edits to the theme and the code.
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 05:43 AM
Alright. I'm going with MyBB. Are there any base/frameworks that I can use to start styling it? Or should I heavily edit an existing theme?
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 12:12 PM
Isn't MyBB free anyway as oposed to xenforo which is isn't, shouldn't the question be should I use nulled or by retail, or just use free
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 12:16 PM
(03-09-2015, 12:12 PM)DeviantPuppy Wrote: Isn't MyBB free anyway as oposed to xenforo which is isn't, shouldn't the question be should I use nulled or by retail, or just use free

I already have a Xenforo license.
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 12:30 PM
MyBB. its amazing & all stuffs can be easily modified!
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 01:41 PM
(03-09-2015, 05:43 AM)TheProGeek Wrote: Alright. I'm going with MyBB. Are there any base/frameworks that I can use to start styling it? Or should I heavily edit an existing theme?

i always start from the default theme but ofcourse that you can costumise a existing theme and it could turn to be completly diferent ;)
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Posted: 03-09-2015, 10:09 PM
I like xenforo. It somehow just feels "pro". Can't really explain it. I wouldn't use it though without license because most hosts are swift to shut down such websites. But you claim to have a license so use it? Hosts won't really bother you for plugins and themes.
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Posted: 04-09-2015, 02:08 PM
If you've got the license then I'd say go with XenForo. I'd personally go with XenForo if I had a license because It has got many new features and overall I like it better than MyBB.
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