OSQA - Stackoverflow like QA system in Python

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OSQA is the open source Q&A system. It is more than just an FAQ page, it is a full-featured Q&A community. Users earn points and badges for useful participation, and everyone in the community wins. OSQA is built and maintained by a team of developers who share an interest in making a great, free, open source Q&A system available to everyone. The OSQA project is hosted and financially supported by DZone, Inc. Its features include

  • A question and answer engine that’s dead simple to use, has wiki-like features and a voting system
  • A social networking engine that allows you to connect with and follow other people and topics and send private messages to each other
  • A reputation system that lets you give and receive props for positive contributions to the community
  • A powerful search function that helps you find relevant information quickly and easily
  • The ability to create groups to help narrow content focus
  • The ability to export site data
  • The ability to easily federate content that’s created on your site (federating content = reusing content generated on one of your sites in another)
  • The ability to import data from your current or old Stack Exchange site
  • Support for widgets to expand functionality
  • Automatic site activity reports
  • The ability to customize your site using themes
  • The ability to embed videos, audio and images




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