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ElkArte (Apache74)

ElkArte Forum. A free, open source, PHP-based discussion forum.

ElkArte is a modern, free, powerful community forum building forum software. It is completely free and licensed with an open source BSD 3-clause license.

Initially based on Simple Machines Forum (SMF), it began as an overhaul of the code; to modernise, implement new features and make a forum software more relevant in a time of unprecedented social interaction. It has grown to become a modern and feature rich forum package to meet the demands of today's message board user.

Enjoy the benefits of enthusiasts from around the world who spend time making ElkArte what it is today.

Test ElkArte yourself by visting our support forums at

A small taste of ElkArte features
@Mentioning users including notifications
Like system for posts and topics, with a like statistics page
Notification system for mentions, quoted posts, likes, PM's
Drafts, including auto save
OpenID 2.0 (BC Math must be available)
Inline Attachments allow displaying of attachment thumbnails inline with the text of the post
Two factor authentication
Two built in modern, responsive themes
Desktop notifications and number of unread notifications "live" in the favicon of the browser
Integrated video embedding for youtube, vimeo and dailymotion
Drag and drop ordering in the administration interface
Drag and drop file attachments
Built in image attachment lightbox with swipe/arrow navigation
Improved Anti Spam measures
Improved password security using industry standards
Bad Behaviour built in
Automatic combining and minifying of JavaScript and CSS
Posting and replying by Email
Ajax previews and responses throughout the user interface

Your gratitude and finance will help me to continue integration of this QPKG and maintain up to date versions.

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