XenForo Alternatives

    XenForo is described as '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' and is an app in the Social & Communications category. There are more than 25 alternatives to XenForo 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 XenForo are Simple Machines Forum (Free, Open Source), MyBB (Free, Open Source), NodeBB (Freemium, Open Source) and FluxBB (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 7, 2021

    1. FlaskBB is a fast, simple and extensible forum software. It is being developed in Python/Flask under the permissive BSD 3-Clause license.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      FUDforum (Fast Uncompromising Discussion Forum) is a free and open source web discussion forum. FUDforum combines an extensive feature set while maintaining the ability to generate forum web pages extremely fast.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Windows Phone
      • Self-Hosted
      Discussion Board for project collaboration with WBS-design, CFLX and advanced team mate profiles. Open Source, available for free, installed/ deployed within a few minutes, runs on most free web hosters (with PHP & MySQL).
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Spirit is a modern discussion platform. Notifications Receive an automatic notification everytime someone mentions your @name, quotes you or answers to your conversation.
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    2. NamelessMC is a free to use and open source website software, built specifically for Minecraft servers who are looking for an all in one, easy to use community hub.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      The complete discussion system for your site Muut powers lively discussions for tens of thousands of sites, making users happier and more likely to return.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Phorum is open source forum software with a penchant for speed. Phorum's very flexible hook and module system can satisfy every web master's needs.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      PCFHollaines is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website. OCFHollaines was designed as a lighter, faster alternative to some of the traditional feature heavy forum applications.

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      Website down, development seems dead.

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      A modern and affordable forum solution for communities. Well connected through integrations with Slack, Zapier and more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Nura24 is a free suite for businesses, communities, teams, collaboration or personal websites. Create a free and professional website in minutes. Nura24 is a free alternative to popular CMS or Business Software like Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal.
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