PlushForums Alternatives

    PlushForums is described as 'Plush is the most polished, user-friendly forum experience ever, featuring real-time discussions, beautiful design, an integrated blog, member directory, private messaging, paid subscriptions and a world-class mobile experience' and is an website in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 50 alternatives to PlushForums, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, Windows and Mac. The best alternative is Minds, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to PlushForums are Discourse (Paid, Open Source), Friendica (Free, Open Source), Flarum (Free, Open Source) and phpBB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 12, 2021

      • 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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      • 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.
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    1. 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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      • 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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      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • 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.
      • 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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    2. 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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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • 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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      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      SocialEngine is a PHP-based white label social network platform. Advanced social networking features include blogs, photo albums, user groups and forums, providing complete control over the layout and functionality of your social network, community, or portal.
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