Based on our record, XenForo seems to be more popular. It has been mentiond 3 times since March 2021. We are tracking product recommendations and mentions on Reddit, HackerNews and some other platforms. They can help you identify which product is more popular and what people think of it.
With XenForo, you can set that certain user groups can only view the threads but not their content. There is also, for example, the plugin https://xenforo.com/community/resources/first-post-only.5976/. - Source: Reddit / 22 days ago
Discourse - Discourse is an open source discussion platform built for the next decade of the Internet.
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Flarum - Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun. It's simple, fast, and free.
MyBB - MyBB is a discussion board software that runs on PHP and MySQL
Vanilla Forums - Build an engaging community forum using Vanilla's modern cloud forum software.
FluxBB - FluxBB is a fast, light, user-friendly forum application for your website.