WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.
Everything you see here, from the documentation to the code itself, was created by and for the community. WordPress is an Open Source project, which means there are hundreds of people all over the world working on it. (More than most commercial platforms.) It also means you are free to use it for anything from your recipe site to a Fortune 500 web site without paying anyone a license fee and a number of other important freedoms.
On this site you can download and install a software script called WordPress. To do this you need a web host who meets the minimum requirements and a little time. WordPress is completely customizable and can be used for almost anything. There is also a service called WordPress.com which lets you get started with a new and free WordPress-based blog in seconds, but varies in several ways and is less flexible than the WordPress you download and install yourself.
Fork CMS is dedicated to creating a user friendly environment to build, monitor and update your website. We take great pride in being the Content Management System of choice for beginners and professionals.
We combine this grand vision with the latest technological innovations to allow developers, front-end developers and designers to build kick-ass websites. This makes Fork CMS next in line for world domination.
Fork CMS is jam-packed with cool apps. It comes with the territory of being a kick-ass Content Management System. And just in case you want even more, you can download additional apps to expand your site.
With Fork CMS anyone can contribute to our Content Management System through the power of Open Source.
ownCloud is a self-hosted file sync and share server. It provides access to your data through a web interface, sync clients or WebDAV while providing a platform to view, sync and share across devices easily — all under your control. ownCloud’s open architecture is extensible via a simple but powerful API for applications and plugins and it works with any storage.
Store your private pictures, documents, calendar and contacts on your ownCloud server at home, a rented VPS or use one of the public ownCloud providers. Access your existing data on an FTP drive at work, images shared with you on Dropbox, or your NAS at home–all through your ownCloud server.Run your ownCloud server in a place you trust and access all the data you care about in one place!
Simple Machines Forum — SMF in short — is a free, professional grade software package that allows you to set up your own online community within minutes.
Its powerful custom made template engine puts you in full control of the lay-out of your message board and with our unique SSI – or Server Side Includes – function you can let your forum and your website interact with each other.
SMF is written in the popular language PHP and uses a MySQL database. It is designed to provide you with all the features you need from a bulletin board while having an absolute minimal impact on the resources of the server. SMF is the next generation of forum software – and best of all it is and will always remain completely free!
MyBB is the free and open source, intuitive, extensible, and incredibly powerful forum software you’ve been looking for.
With everything from forums to threads, posts to private messages, search to profiles, and reputation to warnings, MyBB features everything you need to run an efficient and captivating community. Through plugins and themes, you can extend MyBB’s functionality to build your community exactly as you’d like it.
Forum software everyone can love.
MyBB powers hundreds of thousands of engaging, powerful, and unique communities across the internet.
Extremely easy to use.
Much thought has gone into MyBB’s interface to make it simple, intuitive, and an absolute joy to use.
Take control of your forum.
MyBB offers powerful moderation and administration features to keep your forum in tip-top shape, just the way you like it.
With an extensive range of plugins and a built-in theme and template editor, adding new features or an entirely new coat of paint is simple.
Flarum is free, open-source forum software with a focus on simplicity. You can use Flarum to easily set up a discussion forum for your website. Flarum is developed openly on GitHub.
It is the combined successor of esoTalk and FluxBB. It aims to be:
Beautiful and responsive. This is forum software for humans. Flarum is carefully designed to be consistent and intuitive across platforms, out-of-the-box. It’s backed by LESS, so themeing is a cinch.
Powerful and extensible. Customize, extend, and integrate Flarum to suit your community. Flarum’s architecture is amazingly flexible, prioritizing comprehensive APIs and great documentation.
Free and open. Flarum is released under the MIT license.
Discourse is an opensource discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet. A modern forum, everything’s been redesigned to be easy.
Self-hosted Discourse software is free, hosting service is paid.
Conversations, not pages
Why break conversations into awkward and arbitrary pages, where you have to constantly find the Next Page button?We’ve replaced all that with the power of just-in-time loading. Want to read more? Keep scrolling down.
When someone quotes your post, we’ll notify you. When someone mentions your @name, we’ll notify you. When someone replies to your post… well, you get the idea. And if you’re not around, we’ll email you, too.
Simple, but with context
Discourse is a simple, flat forum, where replies flow down the page in a line. Expand context at the bottom and top of each post – even quotes – to reveal the full conversation without losing your place.