Forums

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

Features currently being evaluated

FeatureDescription
title Individual messages can have their own titles.
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.
forum The app provides the concept of a forum inside which message threads are
grouped.
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.
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?
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 subscriptions user can get a list of all post that he has subscription
Package Askbot Spirit Misago OSQA LBForum pybbm django-machina django-machina Dinette DjangoBB PyBB django-musette Open Source QA App django-easy Django Simple Forum django-forum Sphene Community Tools Sphene Community Tools
Package Askbot Spirit Misago OSQA LBForum pybbm django-machina django-machina Dinette DjangoBB 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/
Spirit is a modern Python
based forum built on top of
Django framework
Misago is fully featured forum
application standing on
shoulders of Django and
React.js.
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
Django forum solution. Tested,
documented, shipped with
example project.
A Django forum engine for
building powerful community
driven websites.
A Django forum engine for
building powerful community
driven websites.
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 simple Q&A App Timezone localization without
any thinking or doing
whatsoever.
A very simple/minimalistic
Django Forum
CategoryAppAppFrameworkAppAppAppFrameworkFrameworkAppAppAppAppProjectAppAppAppFrameworkFramework
# Using This1911413121111140102050
Python 3?
Development Status Beta Production/Stable n/a n/a Production/Stable Beta Beta Beta Beta n/a Beta Unknown Beta Unknown n/a n/a n/a Beta
Last updated June 21, 2016, 8:54 a.m. June 9, 2016, 4:05 p.m. June 26, 2016, 11:54 a.m. Feb. 23, 2015, 1:22 p.m. March 16, 2016, 10:48 p.m. May 10, 2016, 1:40 a.m. June 22, 2016, 11:49 p.m. June 22, 2016, 11:49 p.m. April 29, 2015, 6:47 a.m. Feb. 23, 2016, 4:10 p.m. March 18, 2013, 8:06 p.m. May 5, 2016, 10:29 p.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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Documentation N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
title
demohttp://askbot.org/en/questions/http://spirit-project.com/http://misago-project.orghttp://vik.haoluobo.com/lbforum/http://www.pybbm.orghttp://demo.machina-forum.io
http://vanilla.machina-forum.io
http://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
forum
modify
documentationhttp://askbot.org/doc/index.htmlhttp://rtfd.org/projects/pybbmhttp://django-machina.readthedocs.org/en/latest/http://djangobb.org/http://packages.python.org/pybb/
who is onlineonly adminsas admin tool
source code highlighting  (highlight.js)* with 3rd party libraries
Lo-Fi Version  (custom templates supported)
Polls
MarkupGithub-flavoured MarkdownGithub-flavoured MarkdownBBCode, MarkdownMarkdown by default
It is configurable
BBCode, Markdown
pre-moderate
Unit tests 
>370 test cases
 
>250 test cases
 
>400 test cases
post-moderate * *
list own posts
notify
list subscriptions
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