I really like Discourse… a lot, and I want to use it in a project but I find the journey to activation pretty intimidating / frustrating. As such, in the project I am building I chose MUUT as the forum. It was literally setup and installed on the site in minutes.
The project isn’t live yet so the choice of forum isn’t set in stone, but is there no easier way than renting a server and booting up docker instances etc to get discourse into my project? Have I missed something? I realise there is a paid hosted solution but $100 a month might as well be $100000000 a day for how realistic it is to this project.
If MUUT can do so much, so easily, and for free… why can’t discourse? Discourse and MUUT seem to be the only players on the field right now in terms of next gen forum software but MUUT makes it so easy for people, I don’t see how discourse can thrive, which is a shame as it is my preferred product.