💬 Mattermost

Mattermost is an open source messaging and collaboration alternative to Slack.

Mattermost | Secure Collaboration for Technical Teams
Give operational and engineering teams the workspace they need to collaborate securely and effectively.

Mattermost (code) is an open source, all-in-one platform that provides secure messaging and collaboration for technical and operational teams. Because Mattermost is open source with on-premise deployment options, it’s a popular alternative to Slack for organizations who value privacy and data control.

Mattermost provides full-featured messaging, deep integrations, developer toolchains, and powerful workflow automation.

This repo is the primary source for core development on the Mattermost platform; it's written in Go and React and runs as a single Linux binary with MySQL or PostgreSQL. A new compiled version is released under an MIT license every month on the 16th.

Mattermost also has a comprehensive and polished documentation site.

🌠 Features

  • Messaging - channels, private messages, and group chats. Mattermost supports threaded conversations, mentions, and reactions
  • Kanban boards - kanban-style boards for teams to manage tasks, hit milestones, and drive alignment across complex workflows
  • Playbooks - checklist-based workflow management for when your team’s processes require collaboration and structure
  • On-premise - on-prem deployment options to give organizations full control of their data. Deploy behind your firewall for enhanced security
  • Open source - options to customize your workspace to your specific needs. And support from a vibrant OSS community of developers
  • Integrations - integrations with various third-party tools, services, and applications, including project management tools, version control systems, customer support platforms

🤖 As described by AI

(written by AI, edited by humans)

Mattermost is an open-source, self-hosted messaging and collaboration platform designed for teams and organizations. It provides a private and secure messaging system that can be deployed on-premises or in the cloud. Mattermost is often compared to popular communication tools like Slack and Microsoft Teams, and marketed as the open-source alternative.

Mattermost is often chosen by teams and organizations that value data privacy and prefer to have complete control over their messaging platform. By self-hosting, organizations can keep their data within their infrastructure and maintain a higher level of security.

👟 Getting started with Mattermost

To deploy Mattermost, the first step is to prepare your Mattermost database. Mattermost’s preferred database is PostgreSQL.

Deploying using Docker is the fastest way to try Mattermost, and a great single server installation option.

Follow the steps in the documentation to deploy Mattermost on Docker for production use, or check out the README and follow the steps there.

See more info on deploying Mattermost and preparing for your Mattermost deployment.