Can a forum run on shared hosting?

XypniX

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Does a forum need something stronger? Note, for the blog it would depend on how large it is and other factors. Probably the same is true for forums.


 

pr0ph3t

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Most forums require only basic functions that a WordPress site would need. So forums can work on shared hosting but as your site gets popular you might need to upgrade to a vps hosting. Some forum softwares like Discorse will need a vps with Ruby on rails and docker.