Topic: Making a leap.....
i'm a long time user of IPB since 1.2 and i've loved it.. however their decission to NOT offer free versions anymore really pissed me off as it has affected me GREATLY.. i've done lots of my own scripts that interface with the IPB system so i can use it for my own individual puposes.. now it's all gone down to crap..
anyway im looking at free alternatives now... no point in investing more effort into ipb.. PHPBB was my second choice but, it's riddled with security issues.. and it's really not all that great..
then i found this software.. VERY LITe, SIMPLE, and FAST.. as of now (my first day of using it) it seems to have all the essential featuers i could demand for..
But i've never heard of PunBB before this morning... so im really a ZERO-INFO noob on this software, besides it looking great so far..
i was wondering if you guys could throw some advises in here as to the things i may have problems with on PunBB, "considering me coming from IPB"..
I already noticed that it doesnt have AUTOMATIC SUBSCRIPTION on threads i POST, or reply too. i have to manually click Subscribe to this topic..
anyway i really have to make a decision on what forum to use within the next 12 hours (at most) as i have a deadline to meet.. would really help me if ya'll can give me the IMPORTANT PROS and CONS of this software.. specially it's security.. i've got one guy telling me that reason for PunBB being safe is coz it's not that popular yet and people arent doing mischievous things to it just yet..
anyway i dont know.. just looking for quick info to help me decide.
also.. if ever i decide to TEMPORARILY stick with a nulled IPB, how easy would it be for me to port my data into PunBB?
thanks all in advance.