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Is it XenForo or xenForo?

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Ati, Mar 4, 2011.

  1. Ati

    Ati Active Member

    Is the name "XenForo", or "xenForo"? I keep seeing both. The logo has a small x, the button and texts have a capital X.
  2. ragtek

    ragtek Guest

    good question

    I think logo=> xenForo, everything else is XenForo:D
    Maybe they don't know it too:p *scnr* (sorry could not resist because kier didn't know what this mean^^)
  3. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Asked and answered many times.

    It's XenForo.

    The small x in the logo is just part of the design.
  4. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    The name is XenForo. The logo is just a graphic, in the same way that both Facebook and Twitter's logos use a lowercase 'f' but the name of the companies are Facebook and Twitter.


  5. Ati

    Ati Active Member

    Oh okay. I'll stop referring to it as "xF" then. :) I always thought the lowercase x had some sort of significance. :)
  6. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    It's not quite the same though. They have everything lowercase as a style, you stylise it so the F is capital which isn't consistent with the x not being. It's more like the facebook logo reading faceBook. It's easy to see why it causes confusion (though it's not a big deal).
  7. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    True, but to be quite honest we don't care if people want to call it xenForo or XEnfOro or whatever, so long as you have x-e-n-f-o-r-o in there - I was merely responding to a question about the canonical format.
  8. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    Take a look at eBay. :p I'm sure there's plenty of companies that have capitalization we don't normally see. Typing it isn't that hard once you know what it is, but yes the logo can throw you off quite easily.
  9. CyclingTribe

    CyclingTribe Well-Known Member

    I'm just glad it's not x-e-n-f-o-r-o ... all those dashes ... :D
  10. EQnoble

    EQnoble Well-Known Member

    ȾƏƞƒƟƦƟ yup that looks good to me.
  11. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    I don't think Google will find it if you use the wrong upper or lower case letters !! [​IMG]
  12. RobParker

    RobParker Well-Known Member

    I know you're just trolling but it's more about brand identity than SEO.
  13. AnthonyCea

    AnthonyCea Well-Known Member

    LOL, How do you know ??

    I change up 10 times a day !!

    Google has been case sensitive on some searches, but in this case I'm sure they will find it !!
  14. dutchbb

    dutchbb Well-Known Member

    Maybe the staff can add a few replacement variables to stop confusion altogether:

    xenForo => XenForo
    xF => XF
  15. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    I actually use the word censor on my site for when members post the site name incorrectly :D
  16. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    My personal favorite is when people leave out the 'X' all together and replace it with "Z": Z enForo, z enForo, z enforo. :rolleyes:
  17. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    I can think of one person who does that consistently. On purpose, I suspect.
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  18. jmurrayhead

    jmurrayhead Well-Known Member

    I think I know exactly who you're talking about...

    EDIT: awe man, my example was ruined with a new word replacement :p
  19. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    I've done that while programming accidentally. :p XenForo_–Then I wonder why my IDE isn't giving me a list of classes. [​IMG]
  20. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    ZenForo has been in the word censor for quite a while.

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