Version 13 (modified by Antti Kaihola, 12 years ago) (diff)

added django.contrib.comments and django-comment-utils

Django Forum Apps Comparison

Yvan Seth's blog entry Django Forum Software from December 2007 lists a few well-known discussion forum applications for Django. This page continues on the same tracks and tries to gather a comparison of essential features in those applications.

Hover the mouse pointer over the column headings and * symbols for verbose descriptions.

Application Author(s) demo guest-post notify moderate
contrib.comments Django authors ? Yes No? ?
comment-utils James Bennett ? ? ? ?
django-threadedcomments Eric Florenzano ? Yes Yes Yes
django-forum Ross Poulton ? no patch no
counterpoint Colin Grady ? ? ? ?
Django Forum Jonathan Buchanan guest/guest No No No
snapboard Bo Shi, JW Mayfield ? ? ? ?
MyghtyBoard Piotr Malinski ? ? ? ?
Sphene Herbert Poul ? yes * reg * no *
Zyons Ian Holsman? ? ? ? ?

This page was originally created by akaihola. There's a django-users thread about this page. I'll update information posted on that thread to this page.


Jonathan Buchanan: django-discussion is not actively maintained or developed at this time (parts of it were extracted into Django MPTT) – django-threadedcomments looks like a more complete and feature-rich implementation of the type of functionality it provided, so I've removed discussion and put threadedcomments in its place.

To do

Ideas for making this page better:

  • come up with a better UI than mouse hover for the verbose descriptions
  • add column for supported Django versions/revisions/branches
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