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Kunena is described as 'is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required' and is an app in the social & communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Kunena for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Online / Web-based, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Flarum or Simple Machines Forum. Other great apps like Kunena are MyBB, NodeBB, Flatboard and phpBB.

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Kunena is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required.

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  1. Discourse icon

    Discourse

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    • JavaScript
    • Cloudron
    • Docker
    62 alternatives to 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.

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  2. Flarum icon

    Flarum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    • Apache HTTP Server
    47 alternatives to Flarum 

    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.

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    1.  LightweightFlarum consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    2.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsFlarum can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    3.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Flarum.
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  3. Simple Machines Forum icon

    Simple Machines Forum

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    43 alternatives to 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.

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    MyBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    44 alternatives to MyBB 

    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
    42 alternatives to NodeBB 

    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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  6. Flatboard icon

    Flatboard

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    10 alternatives to Flatboard 

    A Simple, Lightweight, Modern and fast Flat-File Forum, using Json and Markdown or BBcode.

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    1.  LightweightFlatboard consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
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  7. phpBB icon

    phpBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • PHP
    51 alternatives to phpBB 

    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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    FluxBB

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    41 alternatives to FluxBB 

    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. It is easy to use and has a proven track record of stability and security making it an...

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    Discontinued

    since 2018 no commit

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    Invision Community

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    43 alternatives to Invision Community 

    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. It is written in PHP and primarily uses MySQL as a database management system, although support for other...

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    1.  Support for ThemesYou can use themes and templates to change the look and feel of Invision Community.
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    Vanilla

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    49 alternatives to Vanilla 

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

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