62 Social Networks and Forums software solutions and projects

  • Discourse

    9.9 10.0 L2 Ruby
    A platform for community discussion. Free, open, simple.
  • Mastodon

    9.8 9.8 L5 Ruby
    Your self-hosted, globally interconnected microblogging community
  • Scout APM uses tracing logic that ties bottlenecks to source code so you know the exact line of code causing performance issues and can get back to building a great product faster.
    Sponsored scoutapm.com
  • Reddit

    9.7 0.0 L2 Python
    Social networking and news website where registered community members can submit content.
  • Symphony

    9.7 9.4 L1 Java
    A modern community
  • NodeBB

    9.6 9.9 L2 JavaScript
    Node.js based forum software built for the modern web
  • diaspora*

    9.6 8.0 L4 Ruby
    A privacy-aware, distributed, open source social network.
  • Flarum

    9.4 4.8 PHP
    Simple forum software for building great communities.
  • Telescope

    9.2 8.3 JavaScript
    πŸŒ‹ A toolkit to quickly build apps with React, GraphQL & Meteor
  • HumHub

    8.9 9.6 L4 PHP
    HumHub is an Open Source Enterprise Social Network. Easy to install, intuitive to use and extendable with countless freely available modules.
  • Lemmy

    8.4 9.7 Rust
    πŸ€ Building a federated alternative to reddit in rust
  • Isso

    8.2 7.2 L4 Python
    a Disqus alternative
  • Patchwork

    7.9 8.6 JavaScript
    A decentralized messaging and sharing app built on top of Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB).
  • Bootcamp

    7.9 0.0 CSS
    An enterprise social network
  • Vanilla Forums

    7.8 6.1 L2 PHP
    Vanilla is a powerfully simple discussion forum you can easily customize to make as unique as your community.
  • PixelFed

    7.7 9.8 PHP
    Photo Sharing. For Everyone.
  • Loomio

    7.6 9.9 L3 Ruby
    Loomio helps people make decisions together
  • remark42

    7.6 9.4 Go
    comment engine
  • flaskbb

    7.5 6.4 L4 Python
    A classic Forum Software in Python using Flask.
  • phpBB

    7.5 9.6 L2 PHP
    phpBB Development: phpBB is a popular open-source bulletin board written in PHP. This repository also contains the history of version 2.
  • Misago

    7.4 0.0 Python
    Misago is fully featured modern forum application that is fast, scalable and responsive.
  • Elgg

    7.3 7.6 L3 PHP
    A social networking engine in PHP/MySQL
  • Pump.io

    7.3 2.9 L4 JavaScript
    Social server with an ActivityStreams API
  • Coral

    6.9 9.1 TypeScript
    A better commenting experience from Vox Media
  • Misskey

    6.9 9.8 TypeScript
    🌎 A interplanetary communication platform πŸš€
  • twister

    6.7 2.5 L1 C++
    twister core / daemon
  • OSSN

    6.5 9.4 L3 PHP
    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. It is available in 16 international languages.
  • Friendica

    6.4 9.9 L1 PHP
    Friendica Communications Platform
  • MyBB

    6.4 9.2 L1 PHP
    MyBB is a free and open source forum software.
  • Movim

    6.4 9.5 L3 JavaScript
    Movim - Decentralized social platform
  • Thredded

    6.3 3.6 L5 Ruby
    The best Rails forums engine ever.
  • Talkyard

    6.0 9.4 TypeScript
    A community discussion platform: Brings together the main features from StackOverflow, Slack, Discourse, Reddit, and Disqus blog comments.
  • Simple Machines Forum

    5.5 9.5 PHP
    Thoughts, Ideas and bits of code for SMF (2.1)
  • Hubzilla

    5.3 9.8 L1 PHP
    Independent general-purpose websites that not only connect with their associated members and viewers, but also connect together.
  • Jappix

    5.1 0.5 JavaScript
    :speech_balloon: Jappix, a full-featured XMPP web-client (Jappix Desktop, Jappix Mobile & Jappix Mini).
  • Scoold

    5.1 8.8 Java
    A Stack Overflow clone for teams (self-hosted or hosted)
  • Anahita

    5.0 7.6 L3 PHP
    Anahita is a platform and framework for developing open science and knowledge sharing applications on a social networking foundation.
  • Mamute QA

    4.9 0.0 L5 Java
    Q&A Engine
  • FluxBB

    4.9 2.8 L3 PHP
    FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website.
  • Satellity

    4.6 6.6 Go
    Yet another open source forum written in Golang, React and PostgreSQL.
  • twtxt.net

    4.5 9.3 Go
    πŸ“• twtxt is a Self-Hosted, Twitterβ„’-like Decentralised microBlogging platform. No ads, no tracking, your content, your data!
  • BuddyPress

    4.2 8.9 L2 PHP
    BuddyPress DEVELOPMENT repo. This repository is just a mirror of the development SVN at https://buddypress.svn.wordpress.org/. Please do not send pull requests, submit patches to https://buddypress.trac.wordpress.org/ instead. More at http://buddypress.org/
  • Socialhome

    4.0 8.2 Python
    A federated social home
  • Orange Forum

    4.0 0.0 Go
    A light-weight forum
  • Human-Connection

    3.9 5.1 JavaScript
    Free and open-source social network for active citizenship.
  • cartulary

    3.4 0.0 L2 PHP
    Web-based digital archiver.
  • GNU social

    3.1 0.0 L3 PHP
    GNU social is social communication software for both public and private communications.
  • PPnet

    3.1 0.0 L4 JavaScript
    Create and host your own social network.
  • Gosora

    2.9 8.6 Go
    Gosora is an ultra-fast and secure forum software written in Go that balances usability with functionality.
  • EpochTalk

    2.9 7.7 JavaScript
    Next Generation Forum Software
  • Buddycloud

    2.8 0.0 L4 Java
    The buddycloud server written in Java.
  • Newebe

    2.7 0.0 L4 JavaScript
    Distributed Social Network made with Python
  • RedMatrix

    2.6 0.0 L1 PHP
    Complete decentralised publishing, sharing, and communications system.
  • Glosa

    2.0 6.1 HTML
    Comments for static sites. Clone of Disqus, but faster, Opensource and sexy.
  • Abilian SBE

    1.9 8.3 Java
    Abilian Social Business Engine - an enterprise social networking / collaboration platform.
  • dyu/comments

    1.9 0.0 HTML
    A real-time, markdown-enabled comment engine powered by leveldb with oauth support
  • Zusam

    1.5 8.0 PHP
    Private groups to share messages, photos, videos, links with friends and family.
  • rss2twtxt

    1.3 4.8 Go
    πŸ“œ an RSS/Atom feed aggregator that consumes RSS/Atom feeds and produces twtxt feeds for consumption by twtxt clients.
  • Commento

    Commento is a discussion platform that you can embed on your blog, news articles, and any place where you want your readers to add comments.
  • Tokumei

    Anonymous microblogging platform.
  • Pleroma

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

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    Oxwall is used for a wide range of projects starting from family sites and custom social networks to collaboration tools and enterprise community solutions.
  • bbPress

    bbPress is forum software with a twist from the creators of WordPress. Easily setup discussion forums inside your WordPress.org powered site.

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