Forums

A comparison of forums inspired by http://code.djangoproject.com/wiki/ForumAppsComparison.

Features currently being evaluated

FeatureDescription
guest-post Visitors can post messages without registration.
msg-history When message are modified, everyone can see the change history.
private Users can send private messages to other users.
title Individual messages can have their own titles.
forum The app provides the concept of a forum inside which message threads are
grouped.
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?
Lo-Fi Version Templates for small devices like a handy
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
demo If the application has a public demo site, a link and login/password are given.
Unit tests Does the project have an automated testing suite?
Package Askbot Misago Spirit OSQA LBForum django-machina django-machina pybbm Dinette DjangoBB NIJI Forum PyBB django-musette Open Source QA App django-easy Django Simple Forum django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Package Askbot Misago Spirit OSQA LBForum django-machina django-machina pybbm Dinette DjangoBB NIJI Forum PyBB django-musette Open Source QA App django-easy Django Simple Forum django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Description ASKBOT is a Q&A forum, written
in Django/Python and
Javascript. **TRANSLATORS**:
the translation environment is
at
https://www.transifex.com/projects/p/askbot/
Misago is fully featured forum
application written in Python
and ES6, powered by Django and
React.js
Spirit is a modern Python
based forum built on top of
Django framework
OSQA is a free, entry-level
Q&A system from the makers of
AnswerHub, the market-leading
professional Q&A platform.
Looking for Enterprise ...
LBForum is a forum engine
written in Python using Django
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.
Dinette is fully featured
Django forum app.
DjangoBB is a quick and simple
forum which uses the Django.
PLEASE USE STABLE BRANCH.
Demo:
http://support.djangobb.o...
A pluggable Django forum APP PyBB is simple forum engine
based on on Django. Key
feature of pybb is the easy of
integration to existing ...
Forum for Django framework. A simple Q&A App Timezone localization without
any thinking or doing
whatsoever.
A very simple/minimalistic
Django Forum
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Last updated Nov. 11, 2016, 7:53 a.m. Nov. 24, 2016, 3:21 p.m. Aug. 6, 2016, 1:25 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015, 1:22 p.m. March 16, 2016, 10:48 p.m. Dec. 2, 2016, 9:19 a.m. Dec. 2, 2016, 9:19 a.m. May 10, 2016, 1:40 a.m. April 29, 2015, 6:47 a.m. Feb. 23, 2016, 4:10 p.m. Aug. 22, 2016, 11:07 a.m. March 18, 2013, 8:06 p.m. May 31, 2016, 12:37 a.m. March 15, 2016, 12:52 p.m. April 17, 2015, 4:51 p.m. Jan. 15, 2016, 2:11 p.m.
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guest-post
msg-history  (Depends on permissions set)
private
title
forum
comment
modify
documentationhttp://askbot.org/doc/index.htmlhttp://django-machina.readthedocs.org/en/latest/http://rtfd.org/projects/pybbmhttp://djangobb.org/http://packages.python.org/pybb/
who is onlineas admin toolonly admins
source code highlighting  (highlight.js)* with 3rd party libraries
Lo-Fi Version  (custom templates supported)
Polls
MarkupGithub-flavoured MarkdownGithub-flavoured MarkdownMarkdown by default
It is configurable
BBCode, MarkdownBBCode, Markdown
pre-moderate
post-moderate * *
notify
list own posts
list subscriptions
demohttp://askbot.org/en/questions/http://misago-project.orghttp://spirit-project.com/http://vik.haoluobo.com/lbforum/http://demo.machina-forum.io
http://vanilla.machina-forum.io
http://www.pybbm.orghttp://uswaretech.com/forum/http://support.djangobb.org/http://nijiforum.comhttp://pep8.ru/forumhttp://sct.sphene.net/board/
Unit tests 
>370 test cases
 
>250 test cases
 
>400 test cases
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