Pros and Cons of vBulletin

By | December 14, 2010

vBulletin is considered to be one of the most powerful forum application available. Its loaded with all the latest forum features with easy to use control system. Vbulletin provides a platform to perform various activities at the same time with seamless integrated experience, Multi-Roles Control Panels, Search Engine Optimization, Security, Flexibility and User/Member Management. vBulletin can be installed on any web hosting service like Linux Shared Hosting, Windows Shared Hosting and all the other services.

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pros:

– user-based poll tracking is available for making it convenient;

– vBulletin is XHTML compliant;

– user logging is maintained;

– message drafts can be posted as and when required;

– tracking of topic participation can be done easily;

– very easy-to-use plugin installer is available for maximum utilization;

cons:

– slightly more expensive than other forum applications;

– integration with other applications would require additional paid modules;

– vBulletin does not support database engines other than MySQL;

– no attachments in private messages;