John Rayes edited this page Jun 29, 2016 · 2 revisions



  • Simple, responsive, user-friendly interface
  • Easily customizable, built-in add-on manager
  • Slim, modern look and extensible theme system
  • Security, moderation, anti-spam functionality

Core Features (there are a bunch)

ElkArte is designed to provide you with all the features you need for a full featured community forum and website right out of the box. Just some of our features:

  • @Mentioning users including notifications
  • Likes for posts and topics
  • Drafts, including auto save
  • OpenID 2.0 (BC Math must be available)
  • Two built in modern, responsive themes
  • Integrated video embedding for youtube, vimeo and dailymotion
  • Drag and drop ordering in the administration interface
  • Drag and drop file attachments
  • Improved Anti Spam measures
  • Improved password hashing using industry standards
  • Bad Behaviour built in
  • Automatic combining and minifying of JavaScript and CSS
  • Posting by Email
  • Ajax previews and responses throughout the user interface
  • Utilizes jQuery and Font Awesome
  • ...and much more!

For developers and designers

  • Easier to customize, through the addition of mechanisms meant for extensibility
  • Theme system and default theme friendly as base for custom theming.

Open formats support

  • ElkArte provides web feeds in RSS, RSS2, Atom, Webslices, and RDF formats.
  • To subscribe to a feed, you can use your browser's built-in support. Alternatively, point your news reader or application to an URL of the form http://forum_url/index.php?action=.xml;type=rss.
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