How to Install Askbot on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will explain how to install and configure Askbot on a CentOS 7 VPS with Nginx.

Askbot is an open-source question and answers forum system written in Django and Python. It is simple, easy-to-use, and very similar to StackOverflow. It is a powerful and highly-customizable software that allows you to create your own question and answer forum on the internet. Many companies, such as Fedora, OpenStack, and LibreOffice use Askbot for their Q&A sections.

Askbot comes with a rich set of features, including Q&A knowledge management, Customizable Email notifications, Tagging and categorization systems, Focused on-topic discussions, as well as supporting login via LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Google, to name a few. Let’s get started with the installation.