Welcome to the documentation portal for NodeBB.

NodeBB is a next-generation discussion platform that utilizes web sockets for instant interactions and real-time notifications. NodeBB forums have many modern features out of the box such as social network integration and streaming discussions.

NodeBB is an open source project which can be forked on GitHub. If there are any discrepancies in the documentation please feel free to submit a pull request or raise an issue on our issue tracker.

To access the old documentation, click here. The old documentation was hosted by ReadTheDocs, many thanks for the years of complimentary hosting!

Contributing to the documentation

The source code for the documentation portal is found in the GitHub repository. If you wish to add pages or make changes, please feel free to submit a pull request! All changes are welcome :)

Helping out the NodeBB Project

NodeBB is an open source project, and will forever remain free. Here's a number of ways you can help us, even if you aren't a programmer.

Translating NodeBB to another language

NodeBB uses Transifex, which is a user friendly visual tool which allows any individual to translate text into a language of their choice. You don't need to be a programmer to do this, so what are you waiting for? Join the translation team now :)