Differences between SMF 2.0 and SMF 1.1
From Online Manual
- 1 New Features and Major Changes
- 2 The New Default Theme "Curve"
- 3 Code related changes
- 4 See also
New Features and Major Changes
All the Core Features can now be enabled/disabled from a common page. This is a list of new core features available with SMF 2.0:
- Advanced Profile Fields
- Post Moderation
- Moderation, Administration, and User Logs
- Paid Subscriptions
- Warning System
- Search Engine Tracking
- You can now edit every template file on any theme including the defaul. (SMF 1.1 only allowed you to edit non-default themes files)
- change forum width from the admin panel
Permission System Changes
- Permission system is now based on profiles.
- Rules can be created to automatically sort incoming personal messages
- Display Personal messages all at once, one at a time and as a conversation
- Package manager tries to apply changes to non-default themes too.
- Emulate version for mod install/uninstall.
- Install packages from a URL
- Scheduled tasks
- Mail queue
- Load balancing
- Multiple attachments directories
- Languages installer
- Edit meta description from admin panel
- A default php-based caching
- Ability to turn on/off signatures in admin panel
Registration and Anti spam
- Verification questions
- Password strength
Members and topics management
- Reattribute User Posts
- Remove Inactive Members
- (maintenance) move all topics from a board to another
- Three more group types: Protected, Requestable and Free
- Moderation center
- Birthday emails
- WYSIWYG editor
- Consolidation and improvement of Buddy and Ignore lists (and related notification settings)
The New Default Theme "Curve"
Packaged since RC3 of the 2.0 series, is a new default theme called Curve. The original default theme, called Core, is still included with SMF 2.0.
- support for PostgreSQL and SQLite
- Integration Hooks
- Better separation of theme and code (e.g. menu "definition" is now in Source.php so that is no more necessary to change each theme one by one to add or remove a menu entry)
- See also: Mod authors: Changes in SMF 2.0