Forums

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

Features currently being evaluated

FeatureDescription
forum The app provides the concept of a forum inside which message threads are
grouped.
modify Users can modify messages.
demo If the application has a public demo site, a link and login/password are given.
comment Any Django model instance can have a message thread attached to it.
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.
documentation Does project have documentation helping to install/maintain the forum?
who is online A who is online user list
Lo-Fi Version Templates for small devices like a handy
source code highlighting source code highlighting in posts?
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.
Unit tests Does the project have an automated testing suite?
post-moderate The app provides a user interface for removing messages
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
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.
Package Askbot Misago Spirit LBForum pybbm Dinette DjangoBB PyBB django-musette django-machina django-machina Open Source QA App django-easy Django Simple Forum OSQA django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Package Askbot Misago Spirit LBForum pybbm Dinette DjangoBB PyBB django-musette django-machina django-machina Open Source QA App django-easy Django Simple Forum OSQA 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 standing on
shoulders of Django.
Spirit is a modern Python
based forum built using the
Django framework
LBForum is a forum engine
written in Python using Django
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...
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 Django forum engine for
building powerful and pretty
community driven websites.
A Django forum engine for
building powerful and pretty
community driven websites.
A simple Q&A App Timezone localization without
any thinking or doing
whatsoever.
A very simple/minimalistic
Django Forum
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Development Status Beta n/a Production/Stable Production/Stable Beta Beta n/a Beta Unknown n/a n/a Beta Unknown n/a n/a n/a n/a Beta
Last updated Aug. 31, 2015, 12:32 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015, 4:28 p.m. Aug. 28, 2015, 5:46 p.m. Sept. 2, 2015, 2:50 a.m. Aug. 22, 2015, 9:23 a.m. April 29, 2015, 6:47 a.m. Aug. 25, 2015, 2:36 p.m. March 18, 2013, 8:06 p.m. Aug. 2, 2015, 4:45 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015, 5:55 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015, 5:55 p.m. July 1, 2015, 4:58 a.m. April 17, 2015, 4:51 p.m. Sept. 25, 2013, 4:13 p.m.
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forum
modify
demohttp://askbot.org/en/questions/http://misago-project.orghttp://spirit-project.com/http://vik.haoluobo.com/lbforum/http://www.pybbm.orghttp://uswaretech.com/forum/http://support.djangobb.org/http://pep8.ru/forumhttp://sct.sphene.net/board/
comment
guest-post
msg-history  (Depends on permissions set)
private
title
documentationhttp://askbot.org/doc/index.htmlhttp://rtfd.org/projects/pybbmhttp://djangobb.org/http://packages.python.org/pybb/
who is onlineas admin toolonly admins
Lo-Fi Version  (custom templates supported)
source code highlighting  (highlight.js)* with 3rd party libraries
Polls
MarkupGithub-flavoured MarkdownGithub-flavoured MarkdownBBCode, MarkdownBBCode, MarkdownMarkdown by default
It is configurable
pre-moderate
Unit tests 
>370 test cases
 
>250 test cases
 
>300 test cases
post-moderate * *
list own posts
list subscriptions
notify
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