Alternative products to Discourse

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A platform for community discussion. Free, open and simple.

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What's the best community chat app?

Seth WilliamsDesigner, Product Hunt
Spectrum - Build better communities
"I used this quite a few times, and I think it ticks all the boxes."
Telegram 4.0 - The best messenger for every platform
"I love that for personal needs, But I know that some use that for working goals :)"
Facebook Messenger - Facebook's standalone Messenger for the web
"Hey, they don't seem to have Facebook Groups on PH - but that is what I would recommend. It isn't the prettiest, but it is definitely relia… See more

What is the best tool for building an online community?

Arthur West IVTechnology Enthusiast, Active Learner.
Slack - Be less busy. Real-time messaging, archiving & search.
"Slack makes communication easier other than any collaboration tool"
Mighty Networks - The fastest way to create a community-powered brand
"If you're looking to grow a paid community Mighty Networks has many useful features for paid memberships, courses and engagement."
Discourse 2.0 - Civilized discussion for your community, redesigned ✨
"I think the big advantage of a traditional forum is that the knowledge does not get lost. With slack and discord you have to answer the sam… See more

Are there any forum / messaging board products out there?

Sophia Dengproduct operations @ gigster
Discourse - A platform for community discussion. Free, open and simple.
"This is one of the best forum platform out there"
Muut - Forums and commenting re-imagined.
"This is a well done 'drop in' board / community plugin - also, there are tons of HackerNews style projects on GitHub that you can grab. Hop… See more
NodeBB - A better community platform for the modern web
"NodeBB rocks!"

What is the best product for hosting discussions?

samAssistant Principal. Father of twins.
Discourse - A platform for community discussion. Free, open and simple.
"It's a nice thing you can host it yourself or pay for a hosted version, it also has a nice design"
Facebook Groups - This app gives you a dedicated space for you and your groups
"All moderation functions are here in Facebook Group. Also, your users doesn't have to create another account since they are already on Face… See more
Zoom - Cloud video conferencing and simple online meetings
"If you're looking for a live video experience, then I'd suggest Zoom as it has heaps of useful features like 'Record Call', Speaker View, S… See more
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