Forum

Comparison of forum apps

Features currently being evaluated

Feature Description
forum The app provides the csoncept of a forum inside which message threads are
grouped.
private Users can send private messages to other users.
guest-post Visitors can post messages without registration.
msg-history When message are modified, everyone can see the change history.
title Individual messages can have their own titles.
comment Any Django model instance can have a message thread attached to it.
modify Users can modify messages.
documentation Does project have documentation helping to install/maintain the forum?
who is online A who is online user list
source code highlighting source code highlighting in posts?
Responsive Default stylesheet is responsive and adapts to device size or input method?
Polls App provieds poll topics
Markup Markup languages available for members to format their messages in.
pre-moderate It's possible to hide new messages until they are approved by an administrator.
post-moderate The app provides a user interface for removing messages
notify An administrator can be notified by E-mail and/or SMS about new messages. Note
that this feature should be trivial to add to most apps with signals and
external code only.
list own posts a user can get a list of his own posts?
list subscriptions user can get a list of all post that he has subscription
Unit tests Does the project have an automated testing suite?
demo If the application has a public demo site, a link and login/password are given.
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Package Misago Askbot Spirit django-machina django-machina pybbm Muss
Package Misago Askbot Spirit django-machina django-machina pybbm Muss
Description Misago is fully featured
modern forum application that
is fast, scalable and
responsive.
Askbot is a Django/Python Q&A
forum. **Contributors
README**:
https://github.com/ASKBOT/askbot-devel#how-to-contribute.
Commercial hosting of Askbot
and support are available at
https://askbot.com
Spirit is a modern Python
based forum built on top of
Django framework
A Django forum engine for
building powerful community
driven websites.
A Django forum engine for
building powerful community
driven websites.
Django forum solution. Tested,
documented, shipped with
example project.
Muss is a 100% open source
forum developed with Django
and Ember.js.
Category Project App App Framework Framework App Project
# Using This 24 26 23 9 9 13 0
Python 3?
Development Status Beta Beta Production/Stable Beta Beta Beta n/a
Last updated Aug. 25, 2022, 5:08 p.m. Sept. 22, 2022, 1:40 p.m. Feb. 23, 2022, 3:24 a.m. Sept. 15, 2022, 4:23 a.m. Sept. 15, 2022, 4:23 a.m. Aug. 29, 2021, 7:29 p.m. Sept. 22, 2022, 5:06 a.m.
Version 0.27.0 0.11.2 0.12.3 1.2.0 1.2.0 0.19.0 n/a
Repo GitHub GitHub GitHub GitHub GitHub GitHub GitHub
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Stars 2,237 1,521 1,110 515 515 223 16
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Documentation n/a
forum
private
guest-post
msg-history   (Depends on permissions set)
title
comment
modify
documentation https://misago.gitbook.io/docs/ http://askbot.org/doc/index.html https://spirit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/ http://django-machina.readthedocs.org/en/latest/ http://rtfd.org/projects/pybbm
who is online Status indicators by usernames in UI only admins
source code highlighting   (highlight.js) * with 3rd party libraries
Responsive   (custom templates supported)
Polls
Markup Github-flavoured Markdown with BBCode subset Markdown, WYSIWYG (Tinymce) Github-flavoured Markdown Markdown by default
It is configurable
BBCode, Markdown
pre-moderate
post-moderate
notify
list own posts
list subscriptions
Unit tests  
>95% coverage
 
>370 test cases
 
>600 test cases, 97% coverage
 
>400 test cases
demo http://misago-project.org http://askbot.org/en/questions/ http://spirit-project.com/ http://demo.machina-forum.io
http://vanilla.machina-forum.io
http://www.pybbm.org
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