Forums

Comparison of internet forum solutions. Includes stand-alone solutions build with Django and apps aiming to easily provide forum functionality to existing projects.

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?
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
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 Misago Askbot Spirit OSQA LBForum django-machina django-machina pybbm DjangoBB NIJI Forum Dinette PyBB django-musette Open Source QA App django-easy Muss Django Simple Forum django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Package Misago Askbot Spirit OSQA LBForum django-machina django-machina pybbm DjangoBB NIJI Forum Dinette PyBB django-musette Open Source QA App django-easy Muss Django Simple Forum django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Description Misago is fully featured forum
application written in Python
and ES6, powered by Django and
React.js
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
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.
DjangoBB mirror. DjangoBB is a
quick and simple forum which
uses the Django Framework
(written in Python language).
Abbreviation DjangoBB ...
A pluggable Django forum APP Dinette is fully featured
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
[DEPRECATED]
A simple Q&A App Timezone localization without
any thinking or doing
whatsoever.
Muss is a 100% open source
forum developed with Django
and Ember.js.
A very simple/minimalistic
Django Forum
CategoryProjectAppAppAppAppFrameworkFrameworkAppAppAppAppAppAppProjectAppProjectAppAppFrameworkFramework
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Last updated June 9, 2018, 6:07 p.m. May 28, 2018, 12:06 p.m. Feb. 23, 2018, 3:22 p.m. Feb. 23, 2015, 1:22 p.m. Nov. 6, 2016, 8:26 p.m. July 2, 2018, 4:31 p.m. July 2, 2018, 4:31 p.m. March 30, 2018, 5:54 p.m. July 26, 2017, 2:36 a.m. April 25, 2017, 10:55 a.m. April 29, 2015, 6:47 a.m. March 18, 2013, 8:06 p.m. Jan. 26, 2018, 4:04 p.m. March 15, 2016, 12:52 p.m. April 17, 2015, 4:51 p.m. July 7, 2018, 12:43 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
documentationhttps://misago.gitbook.io/docs/http://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 onlineStatus indicators by usernames in UIonly admins
source code highlighting  (highlight.js)* with 3rd party libraries
Responsive  (custom templates supported)
Polls
MarkupGithub-flavoured Markdown with BBCode subsetMarkdown, WYSIWYG (Tinymce)Github-flavoured MarkdownMarkdown by default
It is configurable
BBCode, MarkdownBBCode, Markdown
pre-moderate
post-moderate * *
notify
list own posts
list subscriptions
demohttp://misago-project.orghttp://askbot.org/en/questions/http://spirit-project.com/http://vik.haoluobo.com/lbforum/http://demo.machina-forum.io
http://vanilla.machina-forum.io
http://www.pybbm.orghttp://support.djangobb.org/http://nijiforum.comhttp://uswaretech.com/forum/http://pep8.ru/forumhttp://sct.sphene.net/board/
Unit tests 
>95% coverage
 
>370 test cases
 
>250 test cases
 
>400 test cases
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