A Node.js based forum software
You cannot select more than 25 topics Topics must start with a letter or number, can include dashes ('-') and can be up to 35 characters long.
Go to file
Akif Yüce 24cdd86e34 hmmmmm 6 months ago
models Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
public Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
routes Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
themes Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
util HTTP codes, approval system for user, email 6 months ago
.env.example Added unauth w/discord, and better auth 6 months ago
.gitignore Added discord auth support 6 months ago
APIDOCS.md Added edit config to web 6 months ago
LICENSE Server side license 7 months ago
README.md hmmmmm 6 months ago
config.json.example Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
index.js Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
lib.js Enchanted theme support! 6 months ago
package-lock.json 5.0.0 6 months ago
package.json 5.0.0 6 months ago



A Node.js based forum software.


  • Clone or download this repo.
  • Run npm i to install dependencies.
  • Enter your database credentials in .env.
  • Run npm start for run it.
  • Go /setup page for setup your forum.

Extra (If you are not use setup page)

Run node util/reset to reset the database for duplicate key errors, and run node util/admin for give admin perms to first member. Edit config.json for default theme color (black or white) of users, and forum name, meta description, character limits, discord auth enabler, global ratelimit.


"discord_auth": "your_app_id" in config.json. Add your app secret to .env as DISCORD_SECRET. Create a redirect url in discord developer portal: https://forum_url.com/auth/discord


You can configure it. Just edit config.json and .env files. "email_auth": true, "default_user_state": "APPROVAL" in config.json. Add your email credentials to .env as EMAIL_USER and EMAIL_PASS. Add your email domain to .env as EMAIL_SERVICE.


Akf-forum has got an API for AJAX (fetch), other clients etc. And, you can learn about API in APIDOCS.md.

And you can use offical API wrapper.


  • Akif9748 - Project mainteiner, main developer, made old frontend
  • Tokmak - Made new frontend
  • Camroku - Made old stylesheets


Thread Page w/Black Theme


Threads Page w/Default Theme


Mobile view

TO-DO list

  • Profile Message or DM
  • mod role, permissions
  • upload other photos, model for it
  • change password.
  • add approval threads page.
  • Add a feature list to README.md
  • delete admin???
  • change category name
  • enchanted theme: not take all of the public! "/css, patch user support!
  • _id


  • better usermenu for user profile
  • old contents / titles add to forum interface
  • categories page is need a update, thread count in category (?)
  • add ban button to user profile.?
  • who liked a message for web.
  • give admin button, not is admin

Major Version History

  • V5: Enchanted theme support
  • V4: Caching
  • V3: New Theme
  • V2: Backend fix, mongoose is fixed. Really big fix.
  • V1: Mongoose added.
  • V0: Birth with quick.db