A better community platform for the modern web

NodeBB is next-generation forum software – powerful, mobile-ready and easy to use.

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& Foster Engagement

At NodeBB, our mission is to provide forum software with the modern features and performance you’ve come to expect from the social and mobile web.

Powering thousands of community forums.

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Give your audience a platform with NodeBB

Select the forum option that works best for you:

Open Source

Self-starters and developers, nodejs enthusiasts

For the tech savvy DIY pro, install and maintain NodeBB on your own server.

One Click Forum Hosting

Growing businesses and groups

Get your forum going right away with our monthly hosting plans.


Custom-built solutions for large corporations

A tailored, high-performance forum for enterprise customers that integrates with your existing infrastructure.

Why NodeBB forum software?

Mobile-first responsive

Enjoy a perfect experience on every device and screen with snappy mobile-first software.


Get built-in localization support with over 50 languages actively translated.

Search optimized

Enhance your rankings with human-readable URLs, semantic HTML with embedded microdata, and more.

Social media integration

Bring more visitors to your community by sharing content to Facebook, Google, and Twitter.

Interact in real-time

Connect faster with instant notifications, streaming posts, and real-time chats.

Native analytics

Know what content your users enjoy most with real-time analytics dashboard.

Ready to grow your
forum community?

Provide real value to your audience. Talk with us to find out how.

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