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Vanilla Wins Best Forum Software 2013

best-forum-softwareThanks to all our fans & customers: We are proud to announce Vanilla Forums has won People’s Choice Award for Best Forum Software Solution 2013 in the CMS Critics Awards. We can’t wait to show you what we have in store for the future. Thanks again!

#Update December 10th 2013#
Vanilla Forums has also won the Best Forum Solution Award from CMSCritics as well!

Vanilla Forums Celebrates Strong 2013 Results

Vanilla Forums Celebrates Strong 2013
Last month marked the end of a tremendous 2013 fiscal year for Vanilla. Year-over-year, we doubled our headcount, more than tripled revenue and added a long list of outstanding customers including hot startups like Pebble, cutting-edge game publishers like Kixeye, and large multinationals like Shimano.

Every day, more and more companies are realizing the enormous value of building a community for their customers, employees, audience, or fans, and they are turning to Vanilla’s modern, fully-featured, cloud based community platform.

Last week, we updated vanillaforums.com to better showcase our product and the many new features that we’ve added over the past 12 months. We’d like to thank our customers for making it a great year and we want to let you know that the best is yet to come.

Vanilla Forums offers a cloud based solution that allows you to create an engaging modern community for your customers, employees, audience or fans.Try Vanilla Forums Cloud Solution free for 30-days.

Vanilla Forums: Best Forum Software Solution – CMSCritic [Vote Now]

vote for best forum softwareWe have proudly made it onto a short list of top 5 best Forum Software Solutions. It was great to be nominated, but the journey is not over. Voting has now begun for all categories including “Best Forum Software”. To vote for us head over to the CMS Critic website. Voting will last until the end of the month and every vote counts. Check out the full ballot here.

Vanilla’s Roles, Permissions, and Ranks

In this post, we provide an overview of Vanilla’s role-based permissions system as well as the Ranks feature. Roles let you control what community members can do and what they can see. For example, Roles can be used to restrict access to forum categories, or another example, can be used to limit use of a feature like uploading file attachments to a post.

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