Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people, just like you, are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
Solved

Bulletin Boards / Forums

Posted on 2003-11-03
4
951 Views
Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Just trying to get an opinion.  I have four forums going up - & the people have chose invision & phpbb.  It seems Invision is a lot easier to work with - has more things for the Admin @ least :) Any preferences / recommendations for the two boards?

Thanks!

-Corey
0
Comment
Question by:coreybryant
4 Comments
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:helloAmerica
ID: 9674550
no
0
 
LVL 29

Author Comment

by:coreybryant
ID: 9674731
If you do not have an opinion, why post?  if you have one - post it

-Corey
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
datr earned 250 total points
ID: 9675169
I think he means nethier are good.

However i do not agree with him. When compared to each other Invision is by far the better. It has a large ammount of templates available and a massive ammount of mods (some whihc can do amazing things) most of them are available here:

http://www.ibplanet.com/

As for other benefits Invision was designed with security and speed in mind. As you said the admin panel has alot more features but also so does the user. Also ive always though invision looked alot nicer than phpBB. Basicly until the next versin of phpBB comes out invision is the clear winner then (if phpBB includes everything they promise they will) it will probably be just a matter of preference. however the next invision will also probaby be out by then and who knows what new features that will have?

Also check out ipDynamicLite with invision version 1.2 its a mod that comes bundled with the download and offers a nice homeapge for your forum.
0

Featured Post

Networking for the Cloud Era

Join Microsoft and Riverbed for a discussion and demonstration of enhancements to SteelConnect:
-One-click orchestration and cloud connectivity in Azure environments
-Tight integration of SD-WAN and WAN optimization capabilities
-Scalability and resiliency equal to a data center

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

These days socially coordinated efforts have turned into a critical requirement for enterprises.
Introduction This article is intended for those who are new to PHP error handling (https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/11769/And-by-the-way-I-am-New-to-PHP.html).  It addresses one of the most common problems that plague beginning PHP develop…
The viewer will learn how to count occurrences of each item in an array.
The viewer will learn how to create a basic form using some HTML5 and PHP for later processing. Set up your basic HTML file. Open your form tag and set the method and action attributes.: (CODE) Set up your first few inputs one for the name and …

829 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question