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Foru.ms Alternatives

Foru.ms is described as 'Cloud Hosted Forum Communities' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Foru.ms for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Flarum, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Foru.ms are Discourse, Simple Machines Forum, MyBB and NodeBB.

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  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

Cloud Hosted Forum Communities.

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  1. Flarum icon

    Flarum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Apache HTTP Server

    Flarum is free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity. You can use Flarum to easily set up a discussion forum for your website. Flarum is developed openly on GitHub.

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlarum can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    ⚫︎ LightweightFlarum consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  2. 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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  3. Simple Machines Forum icon

    Simple Machines Forum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    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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  4. MyBB icon

    MyBB

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

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

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    NodeBB

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Sandstorm.io
    • MongoDB
    • Redis
    • Cloudron
    • Node.JS

    A community forum allows you to engage and retain customers, keeping them interested and up-to-date with your latest product or service.

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    phpBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP

    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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    37 languages
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    Get Satisfaction

    • Online

    Get Satisfaction is a community platform that helps companies create engaging customer experiences by fostering online conversations about their products and services at every stage of the lifecycle.

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    Apple as a succesful example
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    FluxBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online

    FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. FluxBB was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to some of the traditional feature heavy forum applications.

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    Discontinued

    since 2018 no commit

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    Invision Community

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

    Invision Community (previously known as IPB, IPS, Invision Power Suite, IP.Board or IP Board) is an Internet forum software produced by Invision Power Services, Inc.

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    Forum exemple
  10. Vanilla icon

    Vanilla

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted

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

    ⚫︎ Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsVanilla can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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