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Discourse is the online home for your community. We make it easy to have meaningful conversations and collaborate anytime, anywhere.

A community you own

  • Fully open source

    The entire Discourse codebase is open and freely available to the public—forever.
  • Truly portable data

    No matter where your forum lives, you retain full ownership of your data.

    No lock-in, no hidden fees, no data sent to advertisers.
  • Unlimited conversation history

    Always have full access to your community's conversation history—no questions asked.

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Every day 50 new Discourse forums are created

Discourse now powers over 20,000 online communities of all shapes and sizes, including:

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