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ArmorForums is described as 'Platform for creating free private forums on a subdomain and cloud hosted software developed and maintained by ArmorForums. Free hosting services for forum websites and full control over settings, users, content and more' and is an website in the social & communications category. There are more than 10 alternatives to ArmorForums, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Mac, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Simple Machines Forum or MyBB. Other great sites and apps similar to ArmorForums are uCoz, phpBB, Vanilla and bbPress.

ArmorForums alternatives are mainly Blog Publishing Tools but may also be Website Builders or CMS Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of ArmorForums.
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  1. Discourse icon

    Discourse

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    • JavaScript
    • Cloudron
    • Docker
    63 alternatives to 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.

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    Simple Machines Forum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    45 alternatives to 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 minutes.

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    MyBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    46 alternatives to MyBB 

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

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    uCoz

    • Online
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    297 alternatives to uCoz 

    uCoz is a free website-builder that includes hosting and a website management system. uCoz works according to the principles of Web 2.0 and allows creating of the most complicated projects with extraordinary simplicity and speed.

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    Blocked by Google chrome, many DNS plugins and is known to be dangerous to many experts.

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    phpBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    52 alternatives to 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 to use administration panel and a user friendly installation process, which allows you to have a forum set up in minutes.

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    Vanilla

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    50 alternatives to Vanilla 

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

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVanilla can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • bbPress icon

      bbPress

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      44 alternatives to bbPress 

      bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Its focused on web standards, ease of use, ease of integration, and speed. bbPress will try to keep things as small and light as possible while still allowing great add-on feature possibilities.

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      XenForo

      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • MariaDB
      • PHP
      42 alternatives to XenForo 

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

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      vBulletin

      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • PHP
      43 alternatives to vBulletin 

      vBulletin (abbreviated as vB) is a commercial Internet forum software written in PHP using a MySQL database server.

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      Thredded

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      54 alternatives to Thredded 

      Feature-rich and lightning fast forums. Works standalone or as a Rails engine. Markdown by default, with plugins for code highlighting, KaTeX math, and BBCode. No JavaScript required. Easy deployment on Heroku or with Ansible.

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