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#1 baungratz

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Posted 30 October 2018 - 09:46 AM

I have a community with 14k members on facebook. due to context we discussing we have banned.

i create a forum using phpp, is a simple forum. do i really need a robust IPB? is worth it?

tnx and sorry for my english

#2 seventeen82

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Posted 30 October 2018 - 10:58 PM

This is really something you have to determine for yourself based on your community's needs. As a long time user of phpBB, I personally am in love with IPB4. Is is quite powerful, customizable, and has many more features available. You can almost fully recreate the facebook community through IPB4.

If you only need simple forums, phpBB may be enough to meet those needs.

#3 baungratz

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 05:01 AM

View Postseventeen82, on 30 October 2018 - 10:58 PM, said:

This is really something you have to determine for yourself based on your community's needs. As a long time user of phpBB, I personally am in love with IPB4. Is is quite powerful, customizable, and has many more features available. You can almost fully recreate the facebook community through IPB4.

If you only need simple forums, phpBB may be enough to meet those needs.

tnx man

#4 thelinkz

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 06:25 AM

phpbb is free
ips is not theres a reason for that .

#5 Ramadandindon

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 01:28 AM

I have been co-administrator in a phpBB forum, then I wanted to set up my own and used XenForo for it. For me XF is very superior to phpBB, (it's only an opinion).

I don't know the "invision community" suite, but I suspect that it is also far superior to free software.

With 14k members? There is a new plug-in in IC, which I would like to apply in a new project. I mean the Clubs. In a community of several thousand users I think it is a perfect complement to create discussion groups with common interests, where the owner or leader of the club designs its own terms of use and its own forum structure, and the administrator is released from responsibility and work.

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 02:51 AM

In my opinion IPB is more good than phpBB. phpBB has an older interface , and is not as friendly as IPB. But the idea is that you can't compare them because phpBB is free,good for his "0 dolar" price. If you want quality,  IPB is the best.

#7 thelinkz

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Posted 02 November 2018 - 06:24 AM

View PostRamadandindon, on 02 November 2018 - 01:28 AM, said:

I have been co-administrator in a phpBB forum, then I wanted to set up my own and used XenForo for it. For me XF is very superior to phpBB, (it's only an opinion).

I don't know the "invision community" suite, but I suspect that it is also far superior to free software.

With 14k members? There is a new plug-in in IC, which I would like to apply in a new project. I mean the Clubs. In a community of several thousand users I think it is a perfect complement to create discussion groups with common interests, where the owner or leader of the club designs its own terms of use and its own forum structure, and the administrator is released from responsibility and work.
ips can do that but you will be forced to buy it to use the converter system to import your content .

#8 Ramadandindon

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Posted 03 November 2018 - 04:51 AM

IPBoard = IPS = Invision Community ?

Excuse me. I think there are no importers for facebook:

https://invisioncomm...ervices/migrate

#9 k.seemann

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Posted 07 January 2019 - 03:21 AM

Invision is the best Board
I use phpbb with a Bridge to WordPress and its Not Funi to create a Clearstream theme

#10 AConley

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Posted 10 January 2019 - 01:17 AM

IPB has a much more "modern" and sleek interface. If you're wanting to go with something more similar to Facebook, I'd choose IPB. From an administrator's perspective, IPB is also much more easy to use and navigation to perform daily functions is a breeze. IPB definitely has my vote over phpbb.

#11 GoDzIlLa15

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 12:55 AM

IPB wins clearly because you have a lot of way to costumize your website/forum/etc and looks good while php looks soo ugly =]

#12 topson

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Posted 11 January 2019 - 03:41 AM

for me Invision is the best
no comparison possible
only we can compare Invision vs xenforo

#13 KDS

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Posted 12 January 2019 - 04:21 AM

IPB without a doubt is the better choice.
While they might both be forum software - its a night and day comparison!

#14 StefanoAguiar

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Posted 28 January 2019 - 06:02 PM

phpBB does not have as many features as the IPB, so it depends on what you want online, if it's something simple phpBB will solve your case.

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#15 MAG!C

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Posted 30 January 2019 - 04:16 AM

I prefer IPB, it's easier to modify it, have many features that make it better than phpbb.

Phpbb is so simple and looks like old..



#16 Szibiasty

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 05:24 AM

ipb

#17 DocY

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:50 PM

i think ipb is more better than phpbb, but phpbb it's free..

#18 Coronel_Katiau12

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 04:02 AM



ipb wins on a matter of fluidity and ease and a variety of larger features!



#19 badnews

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 09:12 PM

IPB always be the best !




#20 cailir

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Posted 03 February 2019 - 12:19 AM

IPB has more features than phpBB, but phpBB is free... But with a simple forum phpBB may worth more than IPB




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