MyBB

MyBB, formerly MyBBoard and originally MyBulletinBoard, is a free and open-source forum software developed by the MyBB Group.wikipedia
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Comparison of Internet forum software

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MyBB, formerly MyBBoard and originally MyBulletinBoard, is a free and open-source forum software developed by the MyBB Group.

VBulletin

MyBB Merge System 1.6 allows conversions from Invision Power Board, phpBB, Simple Machines Forum, PunBB, bbPress, or vBulletin to MyBB, or merge MyBB installations together.
Similar products include XenForo, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, MyBB, and phpBB.

Free and open-source software

free and open-sourcefree and open source softwareFOSS
MyBB, formerly MyBBoard and originally MyBulletinBoard, is a free and open-source forum software developed by the MyBB Group.

PHP

PHP5PDOPHP programming language
It is written in PHP, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and, in addition, has database failover support.

MySQL

M'''ySQLMySQL 4.1MySQL 4.x
It is written in PHP, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and, in addition, has database failover support.

SQLite

SQLite3SQLite 3SQLite4
It is written in PHP, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and, in addition, has database failover support.

Database

database management systemdatabasesDBMS
It is written in PHP, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and, in addition, has database failover support.

Failover

fail-overfail overfails over
It is written in PHP, supports MySQL, PostgreSQL and SQLite as database systems and, in addition, has database failover support.

Multilingualism

bilingualmultilingualpolyglot
It is available in multiple languages and is licensed under the LGPL.

GNU

GNU operating systemGNU ProjectThe GNU Project
This version changed MyBB's license from proprietary to GNU GPL v3.

GNU General Public License

GPLGNU GPLGPLv2
This version changed MyBB's license from proprietary to GNU GPL v3.

KDE

KDE PlasmaKDE Plasma WorkspacesKDE Plasma Desktop
The change in license was driven from a request from KDE who, in a related announcement, launched their first web-based community using MyBB as an alternative to a mailinglist.

Mailing list

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The change in license was driven from a request from KDE who, in a related announcement, launched their first web-based community using MyBB as an alternative to a mailinglist.

Bug tracking system

bug trackingbug trackerbugtracker
After switching to an open source license, on 19 August 2009, the MyBB Group opened development access so that users had access to the official bugtracker and read access to the subversion repository.

Apache Subversion

SubversionSVNSubversion (SVN)
After switching to an open source license, on 19 August 2009, the MyBB Group opened development access so that users had access to the official bugtracker and read access to the subversion repository.

ReCAPTCHA

No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA
This version included over 10 new feature updates, including reCAPTCHA support and advancements to prevent spam users.

CAPTCHA

CAPTCHAsCAPCHAGausebeck–Levchin test
In this version was fixed a high risk SQL vulnerability when editing a post and another medium vulnerability about CAPTCHA systems.

Firefox

Mozilla FirefoxFirefox browserSpread Firefox
Also was fixed a bug related to the editor that not working in Firefox 16 (and above).

April Fools' Day

April Fool's DayApril FoolsApril Fool
However, on 1 April 2012, the MyBB group announced that there would in fact be a MyBB 1.8.

JavaScript

Server-side JavaScriptclient-side JavaScriptJS
The post went on to say that MyBB's default JavaScript library would be changed to the more popular jQuery from the current Prototype JavaScript Framework.

JQuery

Sizzle (selector engine)Sizzle
The post went on to say that MyBB's default JavaScript library would be changed to the more popular jQuery from the current Prototype JavaScript Framework. These changes include: a new theme (for both the front-end forum and back-end Admin CP), IPv6 features, soft delete and the much anticipated change of JavaScript library from Prototype to the more popular jQuery.

Prototype JavaScript Framework

PrototypePrototype.js
The post went on to say that MyBB's default JavaScript library would be changed to the more popular jQuery from the current Prototype JavaScript Framework. These changes include: a new theme (for both the front-end forum and back-end Admin CP), IPv6 features, soft delete and the much anticipated change of JavaScript library from Prototype to the more popular jQuery.

GitHub

github.comGistGitHub Pages
The MyBB Team also announced that the development SVN repository would be moving from their own dev site at dev.mybb.com to GitHub.

JavaScript library

JavaScript librariesJavaScript FrameworkJavaScript frameworks
These changes include: a new theme (for both the front-end forum and back-end Admin CP), IPv6 features, soft delete and the much anticipated change of JavaScript library from Prototype to the more popular jQuery.

Twig (template engine)

TwigTwig template engineTwig template system
1.9 will feature a responsive theme written with the Twig template system, replace the current editor with TinyMCE and introducing the Swiftmailer mail handler.