Open Source phpBB Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to phpBB is Discourse. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Flarum or Simple Machines Forum. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 50 alternatives to phpBB and many of them is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to phpBB are MyBB (Free, Open Source), FluxBB (Free, Open Source), NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source) and Flatboard (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Mar 7, 2021

    Platforms

    • Self-Hosted
    • Online
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • PHP
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Python
    • Cloudron
    • JavaScript
    • Joomla
    • Flask
    • ZeroNet
    • Docker
    • Node.JS
    • Perl
    • Redis

    Features

    • Customer Feedback
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Support for Themes
    • CMS
    • Lightweight
    • Multiple languages
    • Online community platform
    • Responsive design
    • Integrated Spam Protection
    • Flat File CMS
    • Chat
    • Community management
    • Customizable
    • Decentralized
    • Digital Workplace
    • Distributed
    • Django
    • E-commerce

    License

    × Clear
    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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