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. ForumWP is a modern forum plugin for WordPress.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Self-Hosted
      PunBB.NET is a forum written using the ASP.NET technology.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Cloud Hosted Forum Communities.
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      • Online
      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.
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    2. Platform for creating free private forums on a subdomain and cloud hosted software developed and maintained by ArmorForums. Free hosting services for forum websites and full control over settings, users, content and more.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      A web application not bloated with superfluous features or complicated configuration settings. Flazy is a simple yet powerful tool — everything you need to use in a simple forum software.
      • Windows
      • Linux
      PHP Forum Script by PHPJabbers is the perfect online forum software for all kinds of websites! It contains all must-have features of a modern, user-friendly forum software.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Self-Hosted
      • Joomla
      Kunena is the ideal forum extension for Joomla. It's free, fully integrated, and no bridges or hacks are required.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • MySQL Community Edition
      • Self-Hosted
      • PHP
      YaBB SE is a PHP/MySQL port of the popular forum software YaBB (Yet another Bulletin Board).

      Discontinued

      The last version of YaBB SE was released on December 24th, 2004. The developers went on to create .

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      Azuriom is a modern, reliable, fast and secure gaming CMS. It's the ideal choice for your website on Minecraft, Garry's Mod, Rust, Ark and many others games.
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