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WowBB is an innovative bulletin board with features including an auto install/upgrade, a WYSIWYG editor with integrated spell-checker, automatic time zone detection, smart caching, a visual CSS editor with real-time preview, users selectable by location, and search engine friendly URLs. It can read and write the database formats of Invision Board, phpBB, UBB.Threads, and vBulletin.


Recent releases

  •  29 Nov 2004 16:28

    Release Notes: The visited topics information is now stored in the database instead of as cookies. As a result, regardless of the computer or Web browser you use, the topics you previously visited will always be remembered. Other new features include significantly faster homepage load times on busy boards and increased PHP 5 compatibility.

    •  03 May 2004 15:04

      Release Notes: Administrators can now prune users and topics according to certain criteria. A member list is now available that can be sorted in a variety of ways. An instant email option complements the existing digest option in watched forums. The Opera browser is now fully supported, and LinkPoint was added to the list of supported payment gateways. Other new features include themes that can inherit other themes and active topics integration on forum basis.

      •  26 Jan 2004 23:35

        Release Notes: This is a maintenance release that fixes many bugs, and improves the overall performance by using a multi-level caching scheme.

        •  07 Dec 2003 20:50

          Release Notes: In this release, administrators can email users in bulk, become any user they want, resend activation email messages, and execute SQL queries. An illustrated help section for new users and a preliminary German translation have also been introduced.

          •  07 Nov 2003 03:44

            Release Notes: This release introduces native file format support for UBB.Threads 6.x, and fixes some minor bugs.

            Recent comments

            29 Mar 2003 16:51 gtk

            Re: Huh?
            Well im not complaining anymore after reading <a
            href="">this. Im
            just so used to atleast have code to look at even if
            the license is proprietary.

            28 Mar 2003 07:05 Aycan

            Re: Huh?

            There is an admin demo at, and you can also test the user-side of the board as much as you like at

            28 Mar 2003 03:02 gtk

            Certainly looks very nice. However there is no possibility to even download a demo as far as I can see. So what is it doing on freshmeat?


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