miniBB Alternatives

    miniBB is described as 'standalone, open source program for building your own Internet forum' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to miniBB for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Online / Web-based, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Flarum, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like miniBB are phpBB (Free, Open Source), Simple Machines Forum (Free, Open Source), NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source) and MyBB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 6, 2020

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      • PHP
      vBulletin (abbreviated as vB) is a commercial Internet forum software written in PHP using a MySQL database server.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Its focused on web standards, ease of use, ease of integration, and speed. bbPress will try to keep things as small and light as possible while still allowing great add-on feature possibilities.


    1. AsmBB is high performance web forum software, written entirely in assembly language. It is very lightweight, but provides decent set of features and ultimate performance.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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.

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      • Perl
      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 and reply to anyone!.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      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 customisable.
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    2. Gz Forum Scripts is an open source online forum software. It provides an easy way to manage posts, topic, replies, categories and more. GZ Forum Scripts is developed to easily integrate into any website and web application.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      FUDforum (Fast Uncompromising Discussion Forum) is a free and open source web discussion forum. FUDforum combines an extensive feature set while maintaining the ability to generate forum web pages extremely fast.
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    3. FlaskBB is a fast, simple and extensible forum software. It is being developed in Python/Flask under the permissive BSD 3-Clause license.
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      • FreeOpen Source
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      Discussion Board for project collaboration with WBS-design, CFLX and advanced team mate profiles. Open Source, available for free, installed/ deployed within a few minutes, runs on most free web hosters (with PHP & MySQL).
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