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    bbPress Alternatives

    bbPress is described as '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' and is an website in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to bbPress, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Flarum or phpBB. Other great sites and apps similar to bbPress are Simple Machines Forum (Free, Open Source), MyBB (Free, Open Source), NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source) and FluxBB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 13, 2021
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    bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Its focused on web standards, ease of use, ease of...
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    1. FlaskBB is a fast, simple and extensible forum software. It is being developed in Python/Flask under the permissive BSD 3-Clause license.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      New and exciting Django based forum software.

    2. Gz Forum Scripts is an open source online forum software. It provides an easy way to manage posts, topic, replies, categories and more. GZ Forum Scripts is developed to easily integrate into any website and web application.
    3. IkoBB is a new open source bulletin board which aim it is to fullfill the wishes and dreams of it's community. New technologies like emojis, identicons and responsive design are the core of this bulletin board.
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    4. NamelessMC is a free to use and open source website software, built specifically for Minecraft servers who are looking for an all in one, easy to use community hub.

    5. It's basically a closed source self hosted new and re-thinked forum solution, which can also work as commenting system.
    6. Phorum is open source forum software with a penchant for speed. Phorum's very flexible hook and module system can satisfy every web master's needs.
    7. ForumWP is a modern forum plugin for WordPress.
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      PCFHollaines is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. OCFHollaines was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to some of the traditional feature heavy forum applications.


      Website down, development seems dead.

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    8. TangoBB, formerly Iko, is an open source forum project that aims to create a free forum for everyone with the standards of web 2.0.
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