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Questions before buying

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by billybatz9, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    1) Can I integrate wordpress with xenforo?
    -single sign on
    -xenforo displaying in my wordpress theme that I already have created
    2) Is there a gallery add on like vbulletin has?
    3) Do you have to pay for updates?
    4) How is the support here?
  2. TsinJu

    TsinJu Well-Known Member

    #1: http://xenforo.com/community/search/3188198/?q=wordpress Bridge&o=date and http://xenforo.com/community/threads/integration-with-wordpress.45698/#post-490831
    Use the search to find some more Infos
    #2: http://xenforo.com/community/resources/simple-gallery.414/ and http://xenforo.com/community/resources/xfr-user-albums.54/
    #3 Quote from here
    #4 Support is superb, If its KAM or the Community, you wont find any better
  3. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    2. Robbo is working on a gallery that may be of interest which your able to purchase. Jeremy is also working on a gallery and currently developing it.
    3. When you purchase xenforo you get 1 year to download updates and recieve ticket support when that expires you'll have to renew (which is $40) to extend that for another year.
    4. The support here is superb, questions are responded to quickly and the community will respond to any issues if they arise. Plus Jake and Brogan will rarely have a question go without a response. Judge this yourself by visiting the support areas.
  4. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    So I think I am going to make the change to Xenforo and purchase it... but before I do.

    1) Should I buy the advanced search add on? Who has it? and does it make a difference?
    2) Can i buy it later if I want it? Or it has to be a one time purchase type thing...
    3) When XF gets updated, do I have to update my themes, skins, etc also?
    4) Anybody using this forum with wordpress? Would love to see how it looks
    5) How many users/members can this forum software hold? Whats the biggest site that uses it
    6) Any other info will be great :)
    - If you do not suggest me to buy it, please send me a PM rather than posting on this thread. We do not want problems.

    Thanks guys,


    joemama :LOL: (jk)
  5. Edrondol

    Edrondol Well-Known Member

    I assume others are going to be answering your questions (I'm leaving for a meeting so I don't have time), but when you make the change you will be absolutely blown away at the ease of updating this software. Being used to vB you have no idea how easy updating and changing things can be. Welcome!
  6. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    1. The search add-on is a official add-on built by the xenforo developers. The choice is yours as you weigh up the options whether you need it but there's plenty of discussion to see if you do require and would benefit from using it.
    2. It's a separate add-on and your able to purchase it at your own discretion whenever you want.
    3. it all depends if you use EXTRA.CSS and Style Properties you won't have to make any updates to the templates. The updating is painless and I myself update 4 very customised styles in less than 10 minutes. It's truly an exceptional system.
    4. There's quite a few people using it i'm sure but i'll leave someone to respond to that with more experience with wordpress.
    5. Check Digitalpoint.com out. :) And also the Big forum List thread.

    6. Purchase now, you won't regret it.
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  7. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    1.) Advanced Search Add-on is designed for big boards
    2.) You can add the search or RM(when it gets released) down the road when you need them
    3.) XF updates for styles are a breeze if they're done right(if you continue with our conversation you'll definitely have an easy upgrade process with my style :) )
    4.) I'd have to find some examples and get back to you...
    5.) Check this list out, lots of big boards on it: http://xenforo.com/community/threads/the-big-forum-list.26352/

    **Cmon Shelley leave the ninja posts to the mods.**
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  8. psx

    psx Active Member

  9. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    will xenscripts be updated as xenforo gets updated? Sorry for all the questiosn lol
  10. Russ

    Russ Well-Known Member

    No one can say other than the dev :(,

    Ideally... as XenForo is back in action maybe it'll spruce up some other wordpress plugins
  11. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Historically a fix or an update has been issued right away.
    Jamie has never left anyone in the lurch.
  12. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    Alright sounds good. Thanks for the replies...
    I am going to go to inbox now to reply to you
  13. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    Is there a membership plugin for this forum?
    Allow users to reach certain forums depending on membership they choose.
    Also show under their avatar a title depending on which membership they choose.
  14. Digital Doctor

    Digital Doctor Well-Known Member

    Paid memberships ? Yes.
    Custom titles ... I think so.
    Or do you mean special title banners called RANKs.
  15. 1. I don't seem to find a good supported solution for an already funtioning Wordpress instalation with lots of user in it. So as I understand users are handle in the wordpress Xenscript Bridge by Xenforo are not synced to Wordpress. Or am I missing something here?

    The thing is I have a wordpress e-commerce site using Woocommerce with a variaty of plugins on it. Can I integrate that website with Xenforo on a Single Sign On?
  16. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    Is there a way for users to blog like Vb?
  17. Gladius

    Gladius Well-Known Member

    Not without using 3rd party mods. There is no official blog addon.
  18. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

  19. billybatz9

    billybatz9 Active Member

    Awesome.. Thanks shelley.

    One last question..
    Is there a gallery like Vb for pictures and albums?
  20. Shelley

    Shelley Well-Known Member

    There isn't I'm afraid. However, Robbo is currently developing and release a gallery which from feedback is still lacking features so at this time can't really call it a fully fledged gallery and development on that is touch and go. Jeremy is working on developing a gallery which I'm sure will come to some kind of fruitation at some point.

    You will need to decide whether it's worth the risk. http://xenforo.com/community/threads/media-gallery-updates.40414/

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