The title says "open source"..
Have a look at elkarte.net, it's an SMF fork, and if you like SMF you will love elkarte. Check the add-ons list, and if you find what you need try...
You can migrate from smf directly to xenforo.
But if you like smf and don't want to spend on licenses have a look at elkarte.net, it's an smf...
Your domain worth how much one is willing to pay for it.
I bough two domains for the company I work, for the first one the seller asked 4.000€...
Agree, I've used softaculous to install SMF years ago and always had problems with updates of SMF. I repeat, that was years ago, I don't know if...
As free alternative have a look at www.elkarte.net
any chance to see the Zipped style updated to xf 2.0?
All standard fields we used to see in SMF 2.0 or elkarte 1.0 were converted to custom fields in elkarte 1.1.x.
There is a small bug introduced into elkarte 1.1.5 which was released last week and I'm sure will be solved with the next update. Anyway the...
For a blog, a free solution could be to use a cms without a database (like Grav or Jekyll) and host your files on github
Not a fan of this style, but your forum is fast, very fast!
Don't host images on external hosts, use the attachments system instead.
Why? Because I lost a lot of images in important topics like DIY or...
That's smf and it's forks and I use often this function.
Don't know either, but it's one feature I really miss on xenforo.
No plugins for me, just normal topics on a dedicated board
I also believe that this law was mostly made for the big companies. Think that until a few month ago it was not possible to delete a FB account,...
It's a matter of personal taste, I like the default set of smilies included into smf 2.0
Also nodebb seems to be compatible
We have the "Mark as read" option in xf, but do i really miss in xf is "mark as unread" for threads and conversations.
I am using it, and I like it, very fast and easy to maintain. Never used wordpress so I cannot compare the two products ;)
What would you like to...
A little bit of off-topic:
Not using WordPress, I start using Grav and is very fast out of the box since it's not using a database.