Talk and share knowledge
with your co-workers customers students volunteers users community customers co-workers

with features like in StackOverflow, Slack, Discourse, Reddit, Disqus.
But we're not affiliated with any of them in any way.
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Use Talkyard for:

Your non-profit. Listen to those you help, and your volunteers.

Your students. Answer their questions. Let them help each other.

Your open source project, for your users and contributors.

More use cases

A Knowledge Base of Questions & Answers


Your teams

Team chat

Get work done together, in team chats. Add a public support chat, for quick questions.

Talkyard's chat is fairly basic. Slack, and others like Mattermost, Zulip and RocketChat, are better. You can use them for chatting, and disable Talkyard's chat, and use Talkyard for Q&A / ideation / and structured discussions that are good to remember long term.

Your blog

Blog comments

Add comments to your blog, or technical documentation. And talk with your blog visitors. Read more here.

Your mobile app

Help your app users

Let your users to ask for help, without leaving your app: Embed Talkyard in an <iframe> in your app (or website). Experimental.

Unique features

Recent replies — find them

You return to a threaded discussion the next day — and want to find new replies? Just open the sidebar, click the Recent tab.

Other software — like StackOverflow, Reddit, HackerNews — require you to re-read the whole discussion from top to bottom, to find any new replies.

Jump and save time

Navigate large discussions, also on mobile: Click to jump to the parent comment and refresh your mind. Then click Back, to continue reading.

Shape your Community

Custom branding: Change colors and the top navigation bar to match your main website. Use Like and Unwanted votes to encourage good behavior and staying on-topic. Work in progress.

Free and Open Source

Install Talkyard on your server. Automatic software updates. Single Sign-On and API. One installation can host many communities.