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 (Free, Open Source), Hubzilla (Free, Open Source), HumHub (Freemium, Open Source) and Known (Freemium).

    This page was last updated Jul 21, 2021

    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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    4. 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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    6. 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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    7. 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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      • 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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      • 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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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Opensource social network engine.
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