Ikonboard is a comprehensive web bulletin board system. It transcends the limits imposed by other bulletin board software, allowing you to create a truly unique community on your website. From it's extensive template and skins features to it's complete multi-lingual support, your members will keep coming back for more.
- Allow your members to choose a language for the board interface.
- Create, Export and Import unique templates and skins straight from the administration control panel.
- Create, Export and Import language packs, allowing your members to choose their native language for the board interface.
- Assign a different template to each forum, or allow your members to choose their favorite skin.
- Complete control over the mime types that can be uploaded when creating a new post or reply.
- Restrict reading, writing and replying attributes for each forum.
- SSI enabled board templates, enabling complete and full integration with other scripts on your website.
- Edit the templates and skins HTML from the administration control panel - no coding knowledge needed.
- Edit the cascading style sheet attributes from the administration control panel.
- Edit the graphics properties from the administration control panel, allowing full control over the border, width, height and alt attributes without knowing any HTML.
- Built in news manager, add news topics from your board into any page on your website.
- Exportable board statistics, show your online members, total post and member count into any page on your website.
- Built in file management to handle permission changes, file deletion, file renaming and file uploading.
- Extensive co-branding features such as multiple templates, and forum specific skins and templates.
Full Moderation Features
- Assign moderators to forums.
- Allow your members to moderate their own topics.
- Mass Prune topics.
- Move topics, with three different options.
- Delete topics and posts.
- Open and close topics.
- Create forum announcements.
- "Pin" topics for maximum attention
- Encrypted Passwords for greater security
- Full unrestricted use of the board without cookies
- Comprehensive User Control Panel
- Choosable Skins to alter the look and the feel of the board
- Choosable interface language
- Preset, Flash and personal avatars
- Ability to block avatars, signatures and board images (good for slow connections)
- Personal Messenger complete with address books
Full Forum Control
- Create an unlimited amount of forums
- Re-order edit and delete forums at any time
- Set read, reply and write permissions for each forum
- Protect forums with passwords
- Turn forums off to create 'archive' (read only) forums
Full Category Control
- Create an unlimited amount of categories
- Re-order edit and delete categories at any time
- Nest and unnest categories
- Set read, reply and write permissions for each category
Full Member Group Control
- Assign members to any group at any time
- Restrict permissions for an entire group at a time
- Allow access to the moderation features (Super Moderator)
- Allow access to the Administration Control Panel (Administrator)
Full Administrative Control
- Restrict areas of the adminstration CP to certain groups
- Full administration logging
- Edit languages, skins and email templates from the CP
- Complex member management
General Board Features
- Printable versions of topics
- Member override of default sorting order and limits
- Track topics via email or in the userCP
- Post buttons to make posting iB Code easier
- Full, searchable help system
- Member lists
- Viewable profiles
- Email addresses hidden - to protect from 'spam bots'
- Guest posting
- ... and much more!