Dear Fediverse, suggestions for forum software 

I am looking into forums for a group of people who would like to maintain their study group during shelter-in-place, but a subset of them dislike Facebook. Assume the users are generally comfortable with mobile phones and browsers. I am interested in other people's recommendations and experiences. So far, I am considering:

* phpBB

* FlaskBB (because I know Python)

* Discourse

Any others I should be considering? FLOSS preferred.

Ty in advance!

Dear Fediverse, suggestions for forum software 

@cstanhope I've had very good experiences with discourse, as user, as moderator, and as someone hosting one. If you want a lighter alternative to Discourse, nodeBB is pretty decent. Both work well from phones too, out of the box.

I used to run a phpBB forum way back when, and that left plenty of scars. It might have improved since, mind you. But those old scars still haven't healed....

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Dear Fediverse, suggestions for forum software 

@algernon Thanks for sharing your experience with Discourse! I'll take a look at nodeBB.

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