I love xenForo but it comes with a price tag. So what are the free xenForo alternatives to build an active community online.
Looking for the best WordPress alternative? Here are the top CMS based on ease-of-use and popularity to help you choose a WordPress Alternatives easily.
Do you find images rotated on phone when uploaded in vBulletin as not rotated? Here is a solution to fix the issue once and for all.
vBulletin 3.8.x is the only stable and usable but it is quite old as in 2018 to be useful out of the box. So here are the best vBulletin alternatives.
10 tips to make your xenForo forums run smoothly with optimal server performance to provide a better user experience and eradicate errors.
If a site is not on HTTPS, Chrome version 56+ will mark it as “not secure” for passwords. vBulletin needs image proxy to make thread pages as HTTPS
The aim of a forum is not only to look similar to Wordpress but is ease of use among user who would be interacting and forming the community.
Xenforo Addon to Mass prune / Mass delete users / spammers from your Xenforo community.
If you are using vBBlog and vBSEO like I had, you should plan Xenforo move with cautions of redirecting old forum as well as blog urls to new urls. Read my experience to help you plan your move better.
I was a fan of vBulletin for forums and have been using it on all my forums. The progress of vBulletin for last couple of years was so disappointing that finally I had to give up with them. Let me share why, as well as what next?
How to add infolinks ads into vBulletin in such a manner that it shows ads only in threads and blogs with an option to show ads only to guests.
Thousands of free Wordpress themes are available and this can make newbie bloggers think they don’t need a premium Wordpress theme at all. Let me share my views on when you can use Free Wordpress theme when you should opt for a Premium Wordpress Theme.
Very detail comparison to understand which is better – Blogger or Wordpress for creating your blog.
Xenforo like user avatars in vBulletin forum, search and thread listing. Works with vBulletin 3.7, 3.8 and vBullein 4.
Xenforo has become the benchmark for most of forum design elements and one of them is user avatars in thread listing.
I don’t recommend clients to vBulletin 4. It is one of the horrible products to upgrade to and you won’t have an option to roll back either.
MaxCDN plugin for vBulletin is for vBulletin 4+. If you are using vBulletin 3.8 or lesser and have no plans to move to vBulletin 4, you can still use MaxCDN.
A client of mine wanted to have alternating colored rows (and not columns) in vBulletin 4 forums. As I searched, I saw the problem is talked a lot in forums without any solution for vBulletin 4 and so I decided to put together a solution. See my article on Go4Expert on How to have Alternating […]
How to optimize vBulletin 3.x and 4.x for less server load and provide fast loading site experience to members as well as guests.
I always preferred vBulletin for my forums but after I purchased the upgrade for vBulletin 4.0 for couple of my forums I never upgraded them to vBulletin 4 because I never liked it. I will mention few reasons why I do not prefer vBulletin 4.0 any more Theme development were (and may be is) a […]
Integrating AWeber with vBulletin using Email parser has many drawbacks. One of them was double email confirmation. Other is when you have more than one way for users to subscribe. For e.g. if you have an AWeber form where user can subscribe to your list ideally you need to have 2 different type of confirmation […]
After integrating AWeber with vBulletin and phpBB, now let’s do it for Joomla. Note that this is a real killer for Joomla module for AWeber by Intellispire which costs $$. Joomla by default notifies admin when any new user registers on your Joomla enabled site and so all you need to do is create an […]
After Integrating AWeber with vBulletin I got almost hundreds of email asking me to integrate AWeber for phpBB and Joomla and so here I go. Create the Custom Parser We now need to create a parser in AWeber to parse data from phpBB. Setup the following Custom Parser in AWeber. Trigger rule should be your […]
When it comes to Email Marketing there is nothing as close to what AWeber provides and when it comes to forums same is the case with vBulletin. I have been using both of them for quite sometime now and finally I decided to integrate both. I know AWeber forms are great but if you can […]
Yesterday I discussed about how you can stop vBulletin spam using built in features of vBulletin. They provide very good options for preventing spam but when it comes to forums where people are not very techy, it can have many issues. I had hard time when using them on my MBA Forum which is for […]
vBulletin spam or forum spam is simply some automated script that is able to register an account and/or post unwanted stuff on your forum. Spam these days not only confined to scripts but there are human spammers as well and you cannot prevent them from spamming but you can definitely stop them to an extent. […]
phpBB or vBulletin – I get queries from webmasters asking “why vBulletin” when we have phpBB. It is free and has almost the same features as vBulletin.