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Xenforo Add-ons for VB 4 Forum

Discussion in 'Forum Management' started by semprot, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. semprot

    semprot Active Member

    I will list all Xenforo add-ons / skin that i know to make Xenforo forum looks / works like vBulletin 4.
    Skin :
    Add-ons :
    Any input is appreciated (if i missed any add-ons). :)
     
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  2. Moshe1010

    Moshe1010 Well-Known Member

    Out of curiosity, why do you buy one software, but want it to look and function like the other? Wouldn't it be easier to just purchase the original software?
     
  3. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    Maybe some people might want to keep old functionality that user's liked from the previous software, or that might overall be necessary for the functioning of their site.
     
  4. Moshe1010

    Moshe1010 Well-Known Member

    I can't see anything that vB has that XF doesn't (in terms of user functionality).
     
  5. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    Some, if not all of the stuff in the first post may be available in vBulletin, but not XenForo at the moment. Specifically why there are add ons to help bring that functionality.
     
  6. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    Simply because Xenforo is awesome and doesn't require much updates... and no. Xenforo is an easier experience and learning curve than vBulletin.
    vB has plenty of stuff we need in Xenforo. Not just in terms of User Functionality but Admin-wise as well.

    Advanced Navigation Menu Manager (Most Requested Feature on Xenforo.com) Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Latest Post First as an Option (exists as an addon) Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Messages and Threads Per Page as Preference (exists as an addon) Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Search Custom User Fields (exists as buggy or limited in scope addons) Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Similar Threads (exists as an addon) Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Pingbacks and Trackbacks Exists in vBulletin 4 Blogs as Core
    Profile Page Customization Exists in vBulletin 4 as Core
    Casino best use for virtual currency on a message board
    Points Market System Second best use for virtual currency on a message board.
     
  7. Moshe1010

    Moshe1010 Well-Known Member

    ״Advanced Navigation Menu Manager״
    - Can be done manually. And this is not a user functionality, this is why I stated User and not Admin.

    All the others are exist as add-ons, or not useful among the majority of forums. So I'm not sure why you are saying they are missing. For me, exists as add-on = good as core (if not even better, since it's more flexible and features can be added faster).
     
  8. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    I stated that I posted both user and admin functionalities needed from vB4. Did that more for everyone else than for you.
     
  9. semprot

    semprot Active Member

    I wonder why i can't edit first post, thank you for your addition :)
     
  10. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    There is a time limit on editing. Just report the post and put in what you want a staff member to add to it.
     
  11. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    Was this option changed when Floris left the forum?
     

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