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    PHP Forum Script Alternatives

    PHP Forum Script is described as 'by PHPJabbers is the perfect online forum software for all kinds of websites! It contains all must-have features of a modern, user-friendly forum software' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to PHP Forum Script for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Online / Web-based, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Flarum or phpBB. Other great apps like PHP Forum Script are Simple Machines Forum (Free, Open Source), MyBB (Free, Open Source), NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source) and Flatboard (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 13, 2021

      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • MariaDB
      • PHP
      Xenforo is a commercial forum software developped by former VBulletin developers Kier Darby and Mike Sullivan. It is a strong and popular software for big communities.
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      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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Feature-rich and lightning fast forums. Works standalone or as a Rails engine. Markdown by default, with plugins for code highlighting, KaTeX math, and BBCode. No JavaScript required. Easy deployment on Heroku or with Ansible.
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    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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      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Hittly is a membership community software for creators to build an audience, grow organically, moderate it effectively and monetize it by selling site memberships. Start building a loyal army of followers now!.
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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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      • Self-Hosted
      miniBB is a standalone, open source program for building your own Internet forum.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      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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      PHP-based CMS built for forums and community building.
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