Alternatives to Flarum for Self-hosting with Open Source License

  • 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. Self-hosted...

    • The two apps are very similar, but Discourse is more mature and has a richer feature-set thanks to more active, sustainable development. erlend_shJul 2017 Disagree   Agree

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  • 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. Its powerful...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • NodeBB

    NodeBB is an open source forum software that's free and easy to use. A community forum allows you to engage and retain customers, keeping them interested and...

    Free Open Source Web Self-Hosted MongoDB Redis Cloudron

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  • PunBB

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

    • Discontinued Last release was 4 years ago. Last commit was 2 years ago.

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Self-Hosted

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  • YaBB

    YaBB is a free Perl forum (bulletin board) system that has rivaled professional message boards for years. YaBB provides chat for visitors where they can post any time...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Web Self-Hosted ... Perl

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  • miniBB

    miniBB is a standalone, open source program for building your own Internet forum. If you want a lite, simple and stable message board attached to your existing website...

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  • LayerBB

    LayerBB is a small yet feature rich community software which enables you to quickly and easily start your own community. It offers great flexibility and easily...

    Free Open Source Linux Web Self-Hosted

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  • Spirit-Project

    Spirit is a modern discussion platform. Notifications Receive an automatic notification everytime someone mentions your @name, quotes you or answers to your...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • FUDforum

    FUDforum (Fast Uncompromising Discussion Forum) is a free and open source web discussion forum. FUDforum combines an extensive feature set while maintaining the ability...

    Free Open Source Self-Hosted

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  • C-BOARD

    Discussion Board for project collaboration with WBS-design, CFLX and advanced team mate profiles. Open Source, available for free, installed/ deployed within a few...

    Free Open Source Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Windows Phone Self-Hosted

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  • PunBB.NET

    PunBB.NET is a forum written using the ASP.NET technology. This forum is simple, fast and lightweight. The forum's core itself is only a basis, which allows...

    Free Open Source Windows Self-Hosted

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