Simple Machines Forum Alternatives

    Simple Machines Forum is described as '— SMF in short — is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Simple Machines Forum 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 Simple Machines Forum are NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source), MyBB (Free, Open Source), FluxBB (Free, Open Source) and Flatboard (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Feb 10, 2021

    Platforms

    • Self-Hosted
    • Online
    • Linux
    • Windows
    • Mac
    • PHP
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • MySQL Community Edition
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Cloudron
    • Docker
    • Node.JS
    • Perl
    • Windows Phone
    • MariaDB
    • MongoDB
    • Ruby
    • Python
    • Redis

    Features

    • Customer Feedback
    • Support for Themes
    • Extensible by Plugins/Extensions
    • Lightweight
    • Multiple languages
    • CMS
    • Flat File CMS
    • Integrated Spam Protection
    • Responsive design
    • REST API
    • Skinnable
    • Slack integration
    • Live Push Notifications
    • Minecraft
    • Mobile friendly
    • Modules
    • Support for Multiple threads
    • No dependencies

    License

    • Free
    • Open Source
    • Paid
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