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Vanilla Forums

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Vanilla Forums is an open source self hosted forum software as well as a paid hosted option. It has become a popular community software application as it has concentrated on the core of its business as a community software application. It is a Canadian company and was voted as the top forum software application by CMS critic.
Some popular examples of companies using Vanilla for their community include, Thexyz.
Getting started with Vanilla Forums
You can download the package and install it on your domain for free. It has a simple installer process and requires a MySQL database. There is also a very well put together migration tool of you are coming from another forum software application.
Here at ScriptDorks we tested the migration tool from a phpbb forum and it was impressive how it kept all the posts and setup redirects to the new vanilla URLs. Vanilla has a much improved SEO friendly URL structure than phpbb.
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Software Name
Vanilla Forums
Software Category
Community Forum
Price
free
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Summary Vanilla Forums is an open source self hosted forum software as well as a paid hosted option. It has become a popular community software application as it has concentrated on the core of its business as a community software application. It is a Canadian company and was voted as the top forum software application by CMS critic.

Excellent forum application
97%

About The Author

Perry

I acquired ScriptDorks in 2012 which grew into a popular software development company. Over the years better software became available and all ScriptDorks' projects, such as Exitlinks and Alpha-Bids are now open source. I now add reviews on various third party software scripts I come across through my work at Thexyz.