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Forum is displayed inside Joomla! template as usual component.
No hacks of core files. Community Builder, JomSocial and Joomla profile integration. XMap and AlphaUserPoints plugins.
SEF URLs and enhanced SEO for the forum.
Basic forum customization and modification options.
The price may seem high to some, but you get what you pay for. The bridge is very feature-rich and integrates with Jomsocial, which was the clincher for me.
...and be sure, that if you will use it, support will help you quickly. I can not add less then Excellent!
After having installed I ran into some issues which I contacted the support and within short time I had gotten my issues resolved and fixed, the support are top notch and very helpfull.
Not only is the support top notch but the product does exactly what it promises and it does this in a nice way. It's easy to use and easy to install.
Keep up the good work!
This bridge is easy to install and comes with well written and understandable instructions in a PDF file.
I've had to use support a couple times and 2 out of 3 times, the support needed was received promptly. Upon me suggesting a feature to add, they took the idea a immediately started trying to implement it, and kept me up to date during the process.
Since I've been using p8pBB bridge, the free RokBridge has come back out and is compatible with Joomla 2.5 and 3. I've tried using RokBridge with another site of mine and RokBridge doesn't cover a lot of things. For example: when a user registers, it sends the activation email but the link provided in the email sends the user to a URL that uses the unbridged version of phpBB, hence causing usability issues. The install with RokBridge wasn't straightforward-- just to get it installed I had to get help from support and I wasn't satisfied with the results.
p8pBB Bridge comes with JomSocial and Community Builder integration and works great! Can't find this with FREE Bridges!
p8pBB Bridge has built-in SEO options for displaying URLs the way you want. Can't find this in FREE Bridges either!
I'm really satisfied with AlterBrains' Bridge component and will use them in the future...
Thanks to the AlterBrain's staff and support team. You are all great and I appreciate your help!
Easy to install, and the synchronization is really good (users, groupes, profil...).
The component offers a SEO engine for the forum, and many parameters on backend to custom the bridge.
And more : the support is really awsome ! I have a little problem with a phpbb mod that doesn't work after I install the bridge, and the developper make it to function in a few days.
To conclude : buy this component with close eyes ! It is really wonderful !