Flarum is the next-generation forum software that makes online discussion fun. It's simple, fast, and free.

Programming language: PHP
License: MIT License
Tags: Documentation     Application     Forum     Community     Discussion    
Latest version: v1.4.0

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About Flarum

Flarum is a delightfully simple discussion platform for your website. It's fast and easy to use, with all the features you need to run a successful community. It is designed to be:

  • Fast and simple. No clutter, no bloat, no complex dependencies. Flarum is built with PHP so it’s quick and easy to deploy. The interface is powered by Mithril, a performant JavaScript framework with a tiny footprint.

  • Beautiful and responsive. This is forum software for humans. Flarum is carefully designed to be consistent and intuitive across platforms, out-of-the-box.

  • Powerful and extensible. Customize, extend, and integrate Flarum to suit your community. Flarum’s architecture is amazingly flexible, with a powerful Extension API.

Screenshot of a Flarum instance, showing multiple discussions and tags.


This repository contains Flarum's core code. If you want to set up a forum, visit the Flarum skeleton repository. For support, refer to the documentation, and ask questions on Flarum Discuss (our community forum) or Discord server.


Thank you for considering contributing to Flarum! Please read the Contributing guide to learn how you can help.

Security Vulnerabilities

If you discover a security vulnerability within Flarum, please send an e-mail to [email protected]. All security vulnerabilities will be promptly addressed. More details can be found in our security policy.


Flarum is open-source software licensed under the MIT License.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the Flarum Core README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.