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Posted By: Anonymous on February 1 2013 11:53 am
My BB is just superb and very affordable in compare to other Php development CMS.
Posted By: Josh on May 30 2012 05:57 am
The control panel leaves much to be desired. It's cluttered and disorganized. The default theme is horrible, I think my 10 year old could have done a better job. Not impressed.
Posted By: Zach on March 7 2012 10:16 pm
I Agree
Posted By: My Andrea Comment on July 3 2011 01:29 am
Very nice BB
Posted By: Wanny on February 27 2011 03:26 pm
Better than all the paid ones like VB, IPB, etc. Simple amazing. Love the easy-to-use plug.
Posted By: Danny on February 15 2011 08:48 pm
MyBB is the most amazing forum software ever. Better than all the paid ones like VB, IPB, etc. Simple amazing. Love the easy-to-use plugin system too! Incredibly feature-rich.
Posted By: Florian on December 26 2010 11:39 am
MYBB is the Best Forums CMS on the World
Posted By: envira on November 30 2010 01:39 am
hello,i have been using mybb for mu forum.Really thanks to the developers,as i got a good platform to manage my site.
It is simple,easy to use,user friendly forum software.I, by profession a doctor,do not know much about websites and forum management,and with mybb i have done my best.I would recommend this for opensource lovers and a perfect 5/5 stars.
the plugins are also easy to install unlike phpbb,which i have used before and faced many problems.
now in its development stage i think MYBB has th capacity to compete with vb,ipb.
Posted By: nono on November 25 2010 08:38 am
I have been using mybb for two year and i haven't noticed something wrong. i think mybb is among the best.
Posted By: Webster Enterprises on November 20 2010 02:08 pm
I have been using MyBB for about a year now, and it hasn't let me down yet. Installing it is easy and intuitive, and managing your forums online is a cinch. Five stars for MyBB!
Posted By: jm2k7 on September 25 2010 09:26 pm
powerful, stands out in all, beautiful, intuitive, well supported, very customizable, easy to understand, to the point, simply spectacular.

Not to say .. I have been amazed.
Posted By: Gargoil on September 3 2010 07:35 am
It's reputation system is awesome! Like this!
Posted By: P Ramesh on July 29 2010 01:50 am
I am impressed by MyBB. Thanks.
Posted By: John Galt on July 18 2010 04:55 pm
Simply incredible. The administrator control panel has the most intelligent and intuitive design of any forum software I've ever used, including the Invision Power Board and vBulletin's priced versions. Extremely configurable and yet easy.
Posted By: Top Cat on July 18 2010 09:16 am
The best forum script around, even better than VB, for me anyway.
Posted By: Top of the Morning on July 2 2010 03:03 am
Great! one of the best, I don't think there is anything negative to say about myBB.
Posted By: Randy on June 21 2010 02:16 am
myBB is pretty awesome. It's quite fast, and safe security wise, and has so many features - that to be honest, I turn a good majority of them off!

Themes and templates are so easy to change and edit by yourself through the admin panel, even for a novice user with just a simple knowledge of CSS/HTML.

Posted By: HCKTROX on May 16 2010 07:55 pm
EXCELLENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I use the ip.board system, but this is very good compared with ipboard
Posted By: Carsten on April 27 2010 06:42 am
very nice...
Posted By: www.UnlimitedZone.org on April 27 2010 05:40 am
@ Ohayouu you can download the software ABSOLUTELY FREE...

for more info just visit http://community.mybboard.net/

iM a VB user... but for me, myBB is the BEST forum board...

Posted By: Kijou on April 21 2010 07:14 pm
Ohayouu

I can't download the full version.
can someone help me please?

And wanted to know...is it free?
Posted By: D_comp on April 20 2010 07:43 am
I really like this !!!
MyBB is less powerful than vBB, but free.
It's more simple and GUI is friendly. Lots of vBB skin could be convert to MyBB easilly.
Add MOD (plugins) is easy, while phpBB is too hard.
Vote 5/5 for MyBB
Posted By: Justclone.com on April 18 2010 11:08 am
Great forum to use. I would recommend this open source script.

Regards

Justclone
Posted By: www.UnlimitedZone.org on April 11 2010 12:43 am
wow, this is great! i'm thinking of transferring my board. still testing the mybb merge system.
Posted By: tester on February 18 2010 09:57 am
Good but could be better, text box could bee auto 100% width nad it wouls better if it wouldn't ask that much to reenter pw
Posted By: TheRaka on February 4 2010 06:48 am
This is best forum builder with easy control & well design admin control i appriciate it
Posted By: N/A on January 13 2010 09:11 am
MyBB is a good script for people who just want a basic forum, it's simple, clean and easy to use. However for those people who want more out of a forum i.e business use, then vbulletin is the clear way to go because of the vast amount of features available by default, and because of the great scripting it is a very safe option. I still think MyBB is great!
Posted By: sunsettommy on January 3 2010 02:00 pm
This is a good software,that maybe good enough for you right from the "box".

I am satisfied with the default theme that is clear and understandable to follow.Too many default forum software is second rate,that needs to be replaced.But myBB default theme is already beyond the minimum standard in quality.

The administrative panel is good too.

Try the DEMO and see for yourself,why it is a growing software choice for people.

Posted By: Kunnu Singh on November 12 2009 02:02 am
this is a world's great Forum Script.

i like it, mybb default theme is very professional and clean so you don't need any other theme.


i am use this script on my all 2 forums, all feathers(install mybb mods)

great work. awesome forum. thanks to mybb team.
i am donate money to MyBB forum :)

thanks thanks thankss......
Posted By: Leyton Reed on October 25 2009 07:19 am
For me, having had tried pretty much all the other solutions on this site (PHP based) and having had been a massive SMF fan, MyBB really did change my mind about the free stuff, especially when you consider that really it is like a DIFFERENT version of vBullitin, which is my main like as it really is EASY TO Use, Manage and Be a User on.

Sorry, but MyBB ALL THE WAY!
Posted By: Pirata Nervo on June 10 2009 03:59 pm
MyBB is the most efficient and powerful forum software I have ever used. It's fast, free and has a great amount of rich-features.
Posted By: Watchful on June 3 2009 03:05 pm
Listen, MYbb is very nice! BUT!!!! Be careful. You will find that the plugins and templates have code not advertised such as many google adsense code to the plugin/template owner. It is hard to find it but look at the code very closely. Sorry, but smf or phpbb is much safer.
Posted By: Eddi on May 20 2009 03:37 pm
I'm 13 years old and I know very much about computers and other stuff like that. I have a class-forum wich is based on phpBB 3, but now I saw this beautiful myBB-Board and now I'm really happy to change to MyBB, and the import-tools are very good!
Posted By: masa on May 11 2009 02:21 am
The product and the support team is simply awesome!!
It does not need many words.
Posted By: mapogio on April 29 2009 01:57 pm
i really like MyBB!! High customisability and lot of features for free ;)


Posted By: ghprod on March 23 2009 01:42 pm
Recomended opensource script for discussion board in the world!!!!

Fantastic :)

Regards
Posted By: frostschutz on March 22 2009 09:33 am
I started using MyBB a couple of months ago. Very nice software, best OSS forum system I've come across in terms of usability, looks, and it's easy to customize and write plugins for. Definitely recommended to anyone. (Downsides are staff and community, security issues kept quiet and bugs not getting fixed, many community plugins come with restrictive license only).
Posted By: fred on March 10 2009 03:14 pm
looks impresive. I'll give it a go on my site.
Posted By: Jared on March 8 2009 05:52 pm
WOW!!! Looked around this and being an ex user of vBulletin (cost too much) I felt right at home mostly everything is the same and it seems to operate just as good if not better!

Greatest free forum EVER
Posted By: Chris on March 6 2009 03:48 pm
MyBB is by far the best free forum solution! Clean and efficient, sleek AdminCP which is easy to use. 5 stars.
Posted By: Cap McGann on March 3 2009 08:29 am
Nice easy to understand concept.
Posted By: jon on February 20 2009 10:22 pm
MYBB is the best free forum software that i have ever used. I used to be a long time SMF users, but after my friend told me about Mybb i thought i should give it a try. I was amazed by the results. The adminCp is really easy and really organized. It's amazing easy to add in plugins and same with the themes. Mybb's admincp actually lets you edit the themes you uploaded directly from the admincp. it's a really nice and easy feature. Mybb has tons of wonderful plugins that are far better than SMF's or any other free forum software. There is a website that has the best mybb mods but you have to pay a 5$ yearly fee to access to all the plugins which isn't so bad. Still there are alot of good plugins and themes on the mybb official site.

Mybb looks slim, nice, and neat. There are alot of nice themes for mybb, bush are kind of too simple. I would like to see more themes like SMF, but simple isn't so bad. It's so easy to edit your themes that you can design one yourself if you know CSS, PHP, and XHTML
Posted By: Niet Tevreden on February 10 2009 08:47 am
myBB looks very nice on the outside, but getting it to work properly is more effort than it's worth in my opinion.

The code is bloated, full of small errors that make it incredibly picky about the server configurations that it'll accept.
The Admin Panel constantly generates errors as it references files which do not exist.
User privileges have the same issues, even though they're set forum wide and for entire groups of users at a time. You'll spend hours setting individual privileges for individual users.

All in all this is poor coding and the support is non-existant. If you have remarks about the way things are coded the devs will jump down your throat about it and basically call you names.

Both the coding and the staff are very improfessional at best.
Posted By: Cultred on February 3 2009 08:22 pm
MyBB is the best forum software ever. It contains lots of features and hundreds of free plugins, code modifications, and themes that extend your board to the fullest. No arguing this is the best forum software around. And even better, it is free and open-source.
Posted By: Karminezr0x on January 7 2009 07:36 am
MyBB is the best! \/\/ MyBB and open-source!!
Posted By: James on November 8 2008 01:28 pm
One of the best things I have ever found. Simple, Clean, Efficient, and powerful. I have heard a lot of people attack it, either because it isn't coded like other boards, or because the lead developer is young. It was a big switch from phpbb, but I am finding I like it's code a lot more. The developer might be young, and not a pro with php yet, but he gave the people what they wanted. A free board, that matches up to the commercial scripts available. Keep up the great work Mybb team!
Posted By: The Meh Master on October 20 2008 07:46 am
The forum software in itself is decent. It definitely offers more features than any other free alternative, but the code that goes into it is...dodgy at best - extremely overcomplicatd and the lead developer, Ryan Gordon, seems to have just an intermediate knowledge of PHP coding, which is possibly the reason MyBB's code feels so bloated for what it actually does. Hanging around alot makes it feel like a bad attitude is being placed into the project. The inconsistency of the code can make writing plugins a chore for a very simple task. Again, the finished result is much better than average, challenging commercial software. However, it was quicker to write myself a forum software than clean up what's in MyBB.
Posted By: Disillusioned former User and Supporter of MyBB on October 14 2008 08:44 pm
I have had quite some experience with MyBB and have come to the conclusion that it is: Written by Children learning php. Maintained by Children still learning php. Supported by Children who know nothing about php. If you want to use serious Forum Software - MyBB is not it.
Posted By: Satish on October 3 2008 01:36 pm
Just One WORD .. I'M Lovin It [size=15][/size] MyBB 1.4 is the really Great and Far more better then other BB softs as it allows hacks to be installed as Plugins.. so virtually No modifications to be done and Nothing Else. It's too Much simple.. It's a Free Version of VB.. well Virutally :)
Posted By: bob on September 24 2008 06:29 pm
this is garbage i was using 1.12, then one day last week it decided i needed to upgrade it did this by shutting down my site being forced to upgrade via logic bomb, does not make me happy neither does the fact that my portal, all my plugins and most of my themes now do not work with 1.14 so i have to rebuild everything, and all becuase a script decided that the system i had been running for quite a while now with no trouble (after i spent a month patching up the security holes) was not good enough this software does not offer anything special, but a headache, and a crash course in mysql commands to get out
Posted By: Robert on August 16 2008 09:27 am
I've used MyBB for almost 1.5 years now, and as much as I liked it I was about to give it up. The main reason for that was the poor theme support, and the xhtml-strict noncompliant themes. But then 1.4 was released and it was more then worth the wait, with a whole new ACP and Mod CP and excellent theme support. All the resignations I had come to hold against MyBB 1.2 vanished the minute I installed version 1.4.
Posted By: Gene Steinberg on July 14 2008 06:58 pm
I tried MyBB for over a year. It seemed OK, except for some glitches, which they claimed they wouldn't fix until the release of version 1.4. Of course, 1.4 was once promised for July of 2007, and now it's in beta 2 status. Frankly, I had some unsavory encounters with their 15-year-old lead programmer, and I decided that I gave up on having to babysit teenagers when my son turned 21. I require a forum as an online community for a commercial site, and this software is just too ragged on the edges to rate. While it has lots of features for free, nothing beats the commercial products if you can afford them. Gene Steinberg
Posted By: Chase Tarson on July 12 2008 08:06 pm
I love MyBB. I also can't wait for 1.4! I tried SMF and it would get hacked! PHPBB is just to hard to install. This is a good forum software that you will never hate!
Posted By: ossy on May 13 2008 11:44 pm
if you know anything about forums you will notice that this 'super feature laden goldmine' is really the exact same thing every other forum software with BB in it has, but with this install your restricted to... slow development times security so easy our site was hacked 5 times in 4 months (with a stock install) no way out, dont like my bb, theres a couple converters out, one eats your attachments, the other kills your users passwords if you want a cms there 1 choice, its not even listed here, but thats ok cause its total crap (you have to edit core files for every little thing, upgrading later is not an option) overall it works ok, it does nothing special, it has no features that any other forum doesnt have, and its a 1 way street if you wise up and want out dont bother yourself with this headace
Posted By: Harry on April 30 2008 06:19 pm
If you know ANYTHING about forum scripts then you WILL know to download and use mybb. 1.4 which is due out anytime will for the first time ever give all the paid guys a honest run for their money. Wanna talk features and great speed along with great security? See mybb!! Also if your into doing themes/skinning then i highly suggest you check out this project. It IS a chance of a lifetime.
Posted By: Erik Venema on February 25 2008 09:26 am
jonz, first you claim you always worked with SMF so far, and then you ask a question showing you know nothing about SMF at all. SMF has a great calendar function, linked to forummessages if you want, repeating events, holidays, multi-day events, you name it. Oh and about MYBB: Sorry, but this is no forumsoftware to be taken seriously.
Posted By: jonz on February 24 2008 07:46 am
I've been using simple machines forum so far. MyBB looks a lot better than SMF with the default skin! SMF seems slightly more AJAXish .. I would like to see forum software with a built in calendar function; if you have some sort of club or association, you're likely to have a common calendar which is subject to changes on the fly by certain groups of members. Does that exist?
Posted By: Ilia on February 15 2008 07:41 am
MYBB is the best.. Really the best from my point of view. Sincerely,
Posted By: myBB user on January 28 2008 03:35 am
MyBB is awesome. The best forum software to date imo. 10/10 :D I can't wait to see what they implement in the next version (released in feb).
Posted By: lorddonk on January 25 2008 07:45 pm
This is the BEST forum software, hands down. It's even better than VBulletin -and you have to pay for that! MyBB has the greatest community and some awesome plugins. Their 'philosophy' is that they are providing a FORUM not a MySpace 2, but if you want to build a MySpace 2 or another extension of the software, you can use plugins. A simple default installation has all the features you need! The only plugins I have are an 'email on activation' plugin and of course, a shop system. That's it! Themes are easy and simple to do too, MyBB is the best and can't wait for the 'Gold' release coming soon!
Posted By: AglioEoliO on January 21 2008 01:00 pm
Both SMF and myBB are the best free scripts today. phpBB 3.0 I think its too heavy for my usage - a large forum with at least 120mb of data nowadays. Im using myBB and like its plugin usage, its similar to Wordpress plugin system. Very smooth Forum script to a shared server like mine, 10 of 10.
Posted By: jpopperman on January 4 2008 11:44 am
This forum rocks big time! Ive been using phpbb and smf for ages and this beats them in a sec. Their support forum is very good to. Only problem; there are only possibilities to integrate it with MKPortal and MODX. It would be a blast if it could be integrated with Joomla.
Posted By: Pete on June 28 2007 10:55 am
Absolutely blown away with this as it's such a great product - no complaints and that's pretty much a first. (Well... she was fit)
Posted By: gent on March 19 2007 08:14 pm
Most of my sites are running on mybb. IMO, mybb is more stable and fast than phpbb. The only disadvantage is hard to find free templete.
Posted By: Koms Bomb on March 2 2007 04:19 am
It's great. Very easy to install, and even easier to use. I replaced a phpBB with MyBB, and easily import all phpBB database data. Now no any spammer registers any more. And handling users is a piece of cake. I removed more than 400 spammers by a click with a plugin. No more words, 5 stars.
Posted By: Jasper on December 2 2006 09:31 am
Great stuff. I'm in love with MyBB eversince I've launched Ep2. MyBB rules!
Posted By: Matthew Coburn on September 14 2006 09:08 am
The best forum around. Also kick's Invision Power Board's butt.
Posted By: glenm on August 14 2006 01:33 am
The best free php based forum. Support upload attachment
Posted By: Chinfo on June 28 2006 10:12 am
If you want to have vBulletin's feel and IPB's look without shelling out any money, then MyBB is definitely the one to choose. Well, until IceBB is ready for primetime, at least. Or phpBB 3.0 gets it act together. Don't get too cozy with this though, it still have a lot kinks to polish.
Posted By: sensirius on June 12 2006 03:09 am
hi folks! you're searching for a fast, reliable and good looking forum, that comes with a few features onboard? then mybb is for you! maybe not the best for really great communities, but first class for any other thing. great german community with good support! thx and have a good time :-)
Posted By: Icchan on June 8 2006 11:57 am
this is the greatest forum that u can chose! highly and easy customizable...raccomended!
Posted By: cardude on June 5 2006 05:21 am
I was just looking around for a free alternative to vBulletin, because I can't afford it, and this looks great! Prior to this, I would use phpBB, but I never liked having to install a modification to get anything! phpBB is like a stripped down forum! This has all of the features right from the start!
Posted By: ValSpy on April 3 2006 09:55 am
This is really a great free forum system. It has alot of the nessesary features and some for the advanced users. Easily skinnable and awsome user friendly experiance. I rate this a 5/5.
Posted By: Chris on February 13 2006 03:48 am
I was just looking around for a free alternative to vBulletin, because I can't afford it, and this looks great! Prior to this, I would use phpBB, but I never liked having to install a modification to get anything! phpBB is like a stripped down forum! This has all of the features right from the start!
Posted By: Cctoide on December 29 2005 06:29 am
MyBB is awesome. I'd say it beats phpBB out of the box. The only thing phpBB has that MyBB hasn't got is a big userbase. Other than that, I'd use MyBB over phpBB any time. Kudos to the dev team!
Posted By: kodaks on December 20 2005 06:23 am
Best of the best! I recommend that anyone who needs a great forum software to try out MyBB, you won't be dissapointed!
Posted By: Chris Boulton on December 13 2005 12:53 pm
Thanks for the comments guys! As Wen stated, 1.0 is out and fixes a few potential security problems.
Posted By: Wen CHEN on December 9 2005 11:40 am
MyBB is a great piece of software. Version 1.0 is out, by the way =)
Posted By: Valentin on November 29 2005 11:28 am
Out of the box, this is the most feature rich FREE forum system. Community Support is Great. What can I say? This is my favourite forum system for start up websites.
Posted By: geeken on November 20 2005 06:52 am
OMG! I reallt like this :) Very much options but yet clean layout. Easy to understand. This is a real enemy to phpBB :) Keep on the good work :)
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