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Self-Hosted BuddyPress Alternatives

There are many alternatives to BuddyPress as a self-hosted solution if you are looking for a replacement. The best Self-Hosted alternative is Diaspora, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 100 alternatives to BuddyPress and many of them are available as a self-hosted solution so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Self-Hosted alternatives to BuddyPress are Friendica, Hubzilla, HumHub and Known.

BuddyPress alternatives are mainly Social Networks but may also be Microblogs or Encrypted Chat Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of BuddyPress.
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  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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  1. Diaspora is a federated social networking service, designed to be a more privacy-aware alternative to Facebook . Share what you want, with whom you want.

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  2. Friendica is a distributed social network application. Which allow users to connect with others via their own Friendica server, but may also fully integrate contacts from other platforms including Twitter, diaspora*, Pump.io and StatusNet into their 'newsfeed'.

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  3. Hubzilla is a powerful platform for creating interconnected based websites featuring a decentralised identity, communications, and permissions framework built using common webserver technology. Hubzilla is very suitable for communities (of any size).

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    HumHub

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • BSD
    • Self-Hosted

    HumHub is a free social network software and framework built to give you the tools to make teamwork easy and successful.

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  5. Known is a simple platform for publishing words, pictures, podcasts and more to a site that you control. Choose to share it on social networks like Twitter and Facebook, or extend it to integrate with the software you already use.

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    Movim

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • Android Tablet
    • Self-Hosted

    Our philosophy is that your data are yours and you must always be in control. Movim achieves this through a complete decentralisation of users' data and accounts.

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    Open Source Social Network ( OSSN )

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    opensource-socialnetwork also know as OSSN is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website, helps your members build social relationships with people who share similar professional or personal interests.

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    Libertree

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    Libertree is free, libre, open-source software which is intended to provide a way for people to create their own social network.

    Discontinued

    Has not been updated since 2015. Source: https://github.com/Libertree/libertree

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    Community Builder

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • Joomla

    Social websites go far beyond Facebook look-alikes and CB has literally hundreds of built-in features and can be extended with extra (free or commercial) add-ons from the CB Team and other parties that will help you realize your very own - tailored to your specific needs -...

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  10. User Meta gives you full power of a advanced role based user management and form building experience. There are email notification, shortcode, widget and template tag function to ease your community building using only drag and drop and no coding.

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