Eli Mather
Eli MatherProduct Management Community Apps

What is the best way to build a directory site with voting functionality similar to product hunt?

Could you recommend any technologies or services to help build something industry specific that has similar makers/users/admin personas, with similar features like posting, commenting, voting, category, search, listing pages, embeddable media, social share.
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    The easiest way to launch your own Product Hunt-like site

    Ryan Hoover
    Ryan HooverFounder of Product Hunt & Weekend Fund · Written
    Telescope is a perfect tool for those that want to get something up quickly with little to no engineering work. Like Product Hunt, it has an email-centric approach to manage a daily or weekly newsletter of content submitted and curated by the community.
    Mike Coutermarsh
    Mike CoutermarshEngineer @ PlanetScale · Written
    +1. Telescope is your best option. Doesn't tick off all of your requirements, but gets very close. If you're interested in exactly what we use to build PH. We keep our stackshare up-to-date here: https://stackshare.io/product-hu... Also - we try to share as much as possible through open source. Can see here: https://github.com/producthunt. But for the most part, everything is custom built.
    You should definitely build it on the Telescope (Meteor.JS)
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    The easiest way to collect & manage feedback

    Ayush Mittal
    Ayush MittalHead Of Digital Communications · Written
    You can create different boards and in each board, users can create posts, upvote/downvote, add images, discuss by leaving a comment. You can also embed the boards as a widget anywhere.
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    Bubble 2.0

    Build and host web applications without having to write code

    If you want to get something built in a day that functions similar to Product Hunt, Bubble should be your product of choice. With Bubble you can drag and drop elements to the page, position objects how you want (avoiding all that nasty css), and can even build a responsive site.
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    Rank It WP

    Create your own Product Hunt For X with WordPress

    Ben Tossell
    Ben TossellNo-coder 👉 Makerpad.co · Written
    This is a WordPress theme to create a PH-style site you may find easy to use
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    Vitaliy Verbenko
    Vitaliy VerbenkoRegular Canadian guy · Written
    Vitaliy Verbenko made this product
    Helprace has everything you require. It has posting, commenting, voting (multiple increments), category management, following, email notifications, embeddable media, moderation (pre and post) and agent collision detection. It also has SSO, API, Webhooks and the option to posting without signup.
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    Hellonext 2.0

    User feedback, feature voting, & roadmap for product mgmt

    NivedithaProduct enthusiast · Written
    You can create boards, upvote and have discussions with people in the comments about the features. It is pretty lightweight and easy to use. The dev team is responsive too with their users.