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Starting a support forum

If you want to get started with a company or community forum I believe the best offer out there is Vanilla Forums. I say best not as in the one with the most features or the largest community but as in the one that is simple and which, hopefully, can be grasped in a few hours, including software changes. 624 more words



this is kind of coool… and there is a plugin that let me insert my vanilla forums into wordpress :D fun time!

Vanilla Forums XSS/ SQL Injection Tests (v2.0.13)

I spent some time recently checking Vanilla Forums for XSS and SQL injection vulnerabilities and didn’t find anything significant, although my tests weren’t exhaustive – there are more to do.   38 more words

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Vanilla Forums Update#2

Another update from Mark

Although we highly recommend you don’t use it as you will no longer be notified of important security updates, we’ve added a permanent solution for disabling this feature: 68 more words

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Vanilla Forums Update

Mark has posted this temporary solution on his website:


Automatic Update Checking

Vanilla automatically “phones home” for updates if you visit your dashboard and it has been more than a day since it last checked. 66 more words

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Vanilla Forums is NOT Spyware

Yesterday I did an install of Vanilla Forums at the request of a client who had some concerns about privacy, it wasn’t long before I discovered my client was right to be concerned.   305 more words

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TechStars Incubator Hatches 10 New Companies

Editor’s note: The following report comes from Don Dodge, who blogs at Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing and is a business development executive for Microsoft. 1,232 more words