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  • Discourse

  • Discourse is an open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. A modern forum, everything's been redesigned to be easy.

    tags: community-solution forums integrated-spam-protection live-push-notifications mobile-friendly
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  • Flarum

  • Flarum is free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity. You can use Flarum to easily set up a discussion forum for your website. Fla...

    tags: extensible forum-platform forums php self-hosted
    platform: Self-Hosted PHP
  • phpBB

  • Since its creation in 2000, phpBB™ has become the most widely used Open Source forum solution. Like its predecessors, phpBB™ 3.2 “Rhea” has an easy...

    tags: customer-feedback forums php
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux PHP
  • Simple Machines Forum

  • Simple Machines Forum — SMF in short — is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within mi...

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    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Self-Hosted
  • MyBB

  • MyBB is the free and open source, intuitive, extensible, and incredibly powerful forum software you've been looking for.With everything from forums...

    tags: chat-clients forums mysql php
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online
  • NodeBB

  • NodeBB is an open source forum software that's free and easy to use.

    tags: node.js bulletin-board forum-platform discussion-forum
    platform: Online Self-Hosted MongoDB Redis Cloudron
  • vBulletin

  • vBulletin (abbreviated as vB) is a commercial Internet forum software produced by Jelsoft Enterprises. It is written in PHP using a MySQL database ...

    tags: forum-apps forums
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Android iPhone PHP
  • Vanilla

  • Vanilla provides a standards-compliant, multi-lingual, theme-able and pluggablecommunity forum software that powers discussion forums on 800,000 si...

    tags: forum-platform forums
    platform: Online Self-Hosted
  • XenForo

  • A compelling community experience. Intuitive. Social. Engaging. Fast. XenForo brings a fresh outlook to forum software.

    tags: ajax bbs bulletin forums html5
    platform: Windows Linux Online
  • IP.Board

  • Invision Power Board (abbreviated IPB, IP.Board or IP Board) is an Internet forum software produced by Invision Power Services, Inc. It is written ...

    tags: bbs forums ipboard php
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online
  • FluxBB

  • FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. FluxBB was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to some of the trad...

    tags: bulletin-board forums
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online
  • WoltLab Suite

  • WoltLab Suite (formerly Burning Board) is an enterprise grade CMS built for communities and forums.

    tags: bulletin-board forums web-design
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux MySQL Community Edition Self-Hosted PHP
  • ZeroTalk

  • Forum(s) built with JavaScript ( with CoffeeScript ) and for the database distributed by the network ZeroNet

    tags: decentralized distributed forums javascript json
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Self-Hosted Python JSON JavaScript ZeroNet
  • YaBB

  • Communicate with the world…

    tags: customer-feedback forums perl
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux Online Self-Hosted Perl
  • PunBB

  • PunBB is a fast and lightweight PHP-powered discussion board. It is released under the GNU General Public License.

    tags: bulletin-board forums lightweight php
    platform: Mac OS X Windows Linux