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Resource Manager... WHAT IS IT?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by dennis grisham, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. dennis grisham

    dennis grisham New Member

    The XenForo Resource Manager is an add-on that allows you to manage files, downloads, and article-like content within your forum.
  2. dennis grisham

    dennis grisham New Member

    aagh that wasnt supposed to post - I fat fingered it. Do I need the resource manager for just a simple 20-30 person gaming community who uses the forum to keep track of each other across different games and occasionally share you-tube videos?


    if I decide later that I want it, is it a pain in the rear to add it? Fairly inexperienced here but I have maintained two different phpbb forums years ago.
  3. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    What you state is correct. You can purchase the resource manager as an additional add-on to a license. You can see it in action here:


    If you do not plan to utilize it for resources, articles, etc. it may not be necessary for you. If you purchase your license and decide you need the resource manager at a later date, it is always an option to purchase it when you need it.
  4. dennis grisham

    dennis grisham New Member

    I guess what I'm getting at is does it contain fuctionality that I will find missing from the administration section of the forum compared to phpbb, if I don't have it?
  5. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    If you do not purchase it, you will still be able to attach files to posts or style threads to look like articles, but yes, you will not find a "resource" section within your ACP after unless you purchase and install the add-on.

    If you would like to evaluate the features available, you can request a demo of the software here:
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  6. dennis grisham

    dennis grisham New Member

    thanks. you answered my question. off to spend my money on you guys now :)

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