Open Source Stack Overflow Alternatives

    The best open source alternative to Stack Overflow is Question2Answer. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 25 alternatives to Stack Overflow and 14 is open source so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting open source alternatives to Stack Overflow are Scoold (Freemium, Open Source), Codidact (Free, Open Source), QueryHome (Free, Open Source) and TopAnswers (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Oct 25, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      A Q&A site helps an online community to share knowledge. No matter what your area of interest, people with questions can get super answers fast. Question2Answer is a popular Q&A solution.
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      Question2Answer vs Stack Overflow opinions
      Most users think Question2Answer is a great alternative to Stack Overflow.
      thats the best alternative... and you can freely install this system on your web
      Positive comment about 2 years ago

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    1. Scoold is inspired by StackOverflow and implements most of its features. You can ask and answer questions, upvote and downvote posts, earn badges and reputation. Each edit creates an new revision, making it easy to follow the history of edits. Scoold is optimized for the cloud.
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      Scoold vs Stack Overflow opinions
      Most users think Scoold is a great alternative to Stack Overflow.
      you have to download it...
      Negative comment over 1 year ago

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    2. Ever had a question? Ever had an answer? Ever had knowledge to share? We believe that coming together to inquire and learn, to share knowledge and to teach each other, makes the world a better place.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Android
      • Android Tablet
      QueryHome is a Knowledge Social Network for people to come together and ask technical doubts and contribute by answering questions, solving doubts and writing articles.
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    3. TopAnswers is what Stack Overflow should be: focused on communities and knowledge sharing, not profit. We share some of the same aims: - Focus on questions and answers. Everything else we do is to help us produce useful questions and answers.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Create a forum for your co-workers, students, volunteers, contributors, users, and community. Use Talkyard for: 1. Your non-profit. Listen to those you help, and your volunteers. 2. Your students. Answer their questions. Let them help each other.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      Askbot is a Q&A system, like StackOverflow, Yahoo Answers and some others. Askbot is based on code of CNPROG, originally created by Mike Chen and Sailing Cai and some code written for OSQA. Askbot is open-source and can be self-hosted for free; hosting plans are paid.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      A self-hosted Quora like web application written in Go.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Python
      • Django
      OSQA is the free, open source Q&A system you've been waiting for. Your OSQA site is more than just an FAQ page, it is a full-featured Q&A community. Users earn points and badges for useful participation, and everyone in the community wins.

      Discontinued

      The last commit to its open source code (https://github.com/dzone/osqa) is dated 2015. The official website URL (www.osqa.net) redirects to the proprietary product Answer-Hub (https://devada.com/answerhub/). www.osqa.net also happens to be in a blacklist used by the uMatrix browser extension.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      Coordino allows you to create a question and answer system for you and your users to enjoy. Whether you are looking to create a niche question and answer site for comic book collecting or looking for a knowledge base solution for your intranet, Coordino is here for you.

      Discontinued

      Repository hasn't been touched in 5 years

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