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Moving forward with Composr

ocPortal has been relaunched as Composr CMS, which is now in beta. ocPortal 9 will be superseded by Composr 10.

Head over to compo.sr for our new site, and to our migration roadmap. Existing ocPortal member accounts have been mirrored.


ocPortal vs MKPortal – comparison

Features ocPortal MKPortal
• News & blogs Tick Tick
• Galleries Tick Tick
• Downloads Tick Tick
Catalogues Tick Weak
• Quizzes Tick Cross
Community    
• Forum integration Tick Tick
Chat & shoutbox Tick Weak
• Point system/store Tick Cross
• Wiki-database Tick Cross
Look and feel    
• Use forum skins Cross Tick
• Theme generator Tick Cross

MKPortal has always been known for it's ability to bring together simplicity and community features, by integrating with many popular forum systems and including a number of essential community modules.

Unfortunately MKPortal suffers from fairly poor organization tools and any small to medium websites will quickly outgrow MKPortal's limited potential.

MKPortal's limits

MKPortal's modules all serve a single, specific purpose. For instance, MKPortal has a single module for members to contribute ‘reviews’. Because of the assumptions the developers made, that feature can't expand to allow members to instead contribute ‘how-to guides’, for instance, with extra required fields.

ocPortal's features are much more flexible, letting you expand in exactly these ways.

Trust your team

ocPortal is the result of years of development by a team with real experience in the industry. As a result, ocPortal has been created with ‘real-world problems’ in mind: which is why we developed active hack attack prevention/logging, and why we test internally using custom tools that automatically probe for XSS security vulnerabilities.

Also, if you need assistance down the road, our development team can personally troubleshoot problems, or explain features to you, at a reasonable rate. Our active community is also very helpful.

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What now?

We invite you to explore our features page and the other sections of this website to see how ocPortal could launch your site to the next level, and how simple it is to convert an existing MKPortal website.