Communication - Social Networks and Forums#

Social Networking and Forum software.


Software#

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Akkoma#

Federated microblogging server with Mastodon, GNU social, and ActivityPub compatibility.

Website Source Code

★? ? Elixir Docker AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Anahita#

Open Source Social Networking Framework and Platform.

Website Source Code

★431 2023-10-25 PHP GPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Answer#

An open-source knowledge-based community software. You can use it to quickly build your Q&A community for product technical support, customer support, user communication, and more.

Website Source Code

★11330 2024-03-25 Docker Go Apache-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


AsmBB#

A fast, SQLite-powered forum engine written in ASM.

Website Source Code

★? ? Assembly EUPL-1.2

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


BuddyPress#

Powerful plugin that takes your WordPress.org powered site beyond the blog with social-network features like user profiles, activity streams, user groups, and more.

Website Source Code

★223 2024-04-11 PHP GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Chirpy#

Chirpy is an open-source, privacy-friendly and customizable Disqus (comment system) alternate.

Website Source Code Demo

★518 2024-04-03 Docker Nodejs AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Coral#

A better commenting experience from Vox Media.

Website Source Code

★1863 2024-04-09 Docker Nodejs Apache-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


diaspora*#

Distributed social networking server.

Website Source Code

★13341 2024-01-24 Ruby AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Discourse#

Advanced forum / community solution based on Ruby and JS.

Website Source Code Demo

★40346 2024-04-11 Docker GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Elgg#

Powerful open source social networking engine.

Website Source Code

★1621 2024-03-25 PHP GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Enigma 1/2 BBS#

Enigma 1/2 is a modern, multi-platform BBS engine with unlimited “callers” and legacy DOS door game support.

Website Source Code Demo

★521 2024-03-19 Shell Docker Nodejs BSD-2-Clause

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Flarum#

Delightfully simple forums. Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun again.

Website Source Code

★14856 2024-01-02 PHP MIT

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Friendica#

Social Communication Server.

Website Source Code

★1369 2024-04-10 PHP AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


GoToSocial#

ActivityPub federated social network server implementing the Mastodon client API.

Website Source Code

★3413 2024-04-11 Docker Go AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Hubzilla#

Decentralized identity, privacy, publishing, sharing, cloud storage, and communications/social platform.

Website Source Code

★? ? PHP MIT

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


HumHub#

Flexible kit for private social networks.

Website Source Code

★6214 2024-04-09 PHP AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Isso#

Lightweight commenting server written in Python and Javascript. It aims to be a drop-in replacement for Disqus.

Website Source Code

★4954 2024-03-18 Python Docker MIT

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


kbin#

Federated content aggregator and microblogging platform.

Website Source Code

★750 2023-12-20 PHP Nodejs Docker AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Lemmy#

A link aggregator / reddit clone for the fediverse (alternative to Reddit).

Website Source Code

★12775 2024-04-11 Docker Rust AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Libreddit#

Private front-end for Reddit written in Rust.

Website Source Code

★4992 2024-03-05 Rust AGPL-3.0 ⚠ Anti-features

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Loomio#

Loomio is a collaborative decision-making tool that makes it easy for anyone to participate in decisions which affect them.

Website Source Code

★2299 2024-04-09 Docker AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Mastodon#

Federated microblogging server.

Website Source Code Clients

★45831 2024-04-11 Ruby AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Misago#

Misago is fully featured modern forum application that is fast, scalable and responsive.

Website Source Code

★2466 2024-03-16 Docker GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Misskey#

Decentralized app-like microblogging server/SNS for the Fediverse, using the ActivityPub protocol like GNU social and Mastodon.

Website Source Code

★9440 2024-04-09 Nodejs Docker AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Movim#

Modern, federated social network based on XMPP, with a fully featured group-chat, subscriptions and microblogging.

Website Source Code

★1690 2024-04-10 PHP Docker AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


MyBB#

Free, extensible forum software package.

Website Source Code

★1027 2024-03-22 PHP LGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Nitter#

A alternative front end to twitter.

Website Source Code

★9625 2023-10-31 Nim Docker AGPL-3.0 ⚠ Anti-features

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


NodeBB#

Forum software built for the modern web.

Website Source Code

★13882 2024-04-11 Nodejs GPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Orange Forum#

Orange Forum is an easy to deploy forum that has minimal dependencies and uses very little javascript.

Website Source Code

★438 2023-11-12 Go BSD-3-Clause

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


OSSN#

Open Source Social Network (OSSN) is a social networking software written in PHP. It allows you to make a social networking website and helps your members build social relationships, with people who share similar professional or personal interests.

Website Source Code

★1027 2024-04-05 PHP GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


phpBB#

Flat-forum bulletin board software solution that can be used to stay in touch with a group of people or can power your entire website.

Website Source Code

★1776 2024-04-10 PHP GPL-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


PixelFed#

Pixelfed is an open-source, federated platform alternate to Instagram.

Website Source Code

★5396 2024-04-06 PHP AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Pleroma#

Federated microblogging server, Mastodon, GNU social, & ActivityPub compatible.

Website Source Code

★? ? Elixir AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


qpixel#

Q&A-based community knowledge-sharing software.

Website Source Code

★355 2024-04-05 Ruby AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


remark42#

A lightweight and simple comment engine, which doesn’t spy on users. It can be embedded into blogs, articles or any other place where readers add comments.

Website Source Code Demo

★4655 2024-04-11 Docker Go MIT

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Retrospring#

A free, open-source social network following the Q/A (question and answer) principle of sites like Formspring, ask.fm or CuriousCat.

Website Source Code Demo

★188 2024-04-01 Ruby Nodejs AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Scoold#

Stack Overflow in a JAR. An enterprise-ready Q&A platform with full-text search, SAML, LDAP integration and social login support.

Website Source Code Demo

★811 2024-04-08 Java Docker K8S Apache-2.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Simple Machines Forum#

Free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes.

Website Source Code

★574 2024-04-06 PHP BSD-3-Clause

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Socialhome#

Federated and decentralized profile builder and social network engine.

Website Source Code Demo

★352 2024-02-19 Docker Python AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Takahē#

Federated microblogging server. Mastodon, & ActivityPub compatible.

Website Source Code

★1069 2024-02-06 Docker BSD-3-Clause

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Talkyard#

Create a community, where your users can suggest ideas and get questions answered. And have friendly open-ended discussions and chat (Slack/StackOverflow/Discourse/Reddit/Disqus hybrid).

Website Source Code Demo

★1670 2024-03-26 Docker Scala AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


yarn.social#

Self-Hosted, Twitter™-like Decentralised micro-logging platform. No ads, no tracking, your content, your data.

Website Source Code

★? ? Go MIT

Communication - Social Networks and Forums


Zusam#

Free and open-source way to self-host private forums for groups of friends or family.

Website Source Code Demo

★169 2023-11-23 PHP AGPL-3.0

Communication - Social Networks and Forums