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Talkyard Alternatives

Talkyard is described as 'Help each other — with the main features from StackOverflow, Discourse, Slack, Reddit, and Disqus' and is a Q&A service in the social & communications category. There are four alternatives to Talkyard for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Python, Django and Android. The best alternative is Stack Overflow. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Scoold or OSQA.

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    Stack Overflow

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    42 alternatives to Stack Overflow 

    Stack Overflow, part of Stack Exchange, is a free, community-driven, reputation-based Q & A site for computer programmers. No membership is required to ask questions or provide answers to questions by others.

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    Scoold

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    21 alternatives to Scoold 

    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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    1.  Support for @mentionsScoold supports the use of mentions through @ to a particular user, who will be notified personally.
    2.  Syntax HighlightingScoold supports syntax highlighting for various programming and markup languages.
    3.  Full-Text SearchScoold lets you search for specific words or phrases from inside a document or database.
    4.  LightweightScoold consumes less device resources compared to similar apps.
    5.  Dark ModeScoold supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
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    OSQA

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Django
    17 alternatives to OSQA 

    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.

     OSQA has no features, suggest some!
    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.

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    AskBot

    • Online
    • Self-Hosted
    • Python
    • Django
    11 alternatives to AskBot 

    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 has no features, suggest some!
    Discontinued

    The website is partially broken, no downloads, and a "We will re-open soon, please leave your email" since 2019.

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