KBVault - Free Knowledge Base Application

KBVault is a free , simple yet efficient and easy to use knowledge base application.

v0.5 contains the latest fixes and a few improvements.

Feel free to provide feedback for bugs and features. Help me to make something useful and yet be simple.

  • Bootstrap framework both for backend and frontend visual stuff.
  • Uses MSSQL
  • Easy to use HTML Editor (CKEditor)
  • Scheduled publishing ( Specify article publication date and expiry date )
  • Save articles as draft
  • Keep track of article views and likes
  • Sharing of articles via ShareThis
  • Search via Lucene Library and rebuild indexes
  • Suggest matching articles via autocomplete during search
  • Tags for articles
  • Tag cloud on landing page
  • Attaching files to articles via uploadify
  • Once logged in, add new articles and change existing ones while browsing site.
  • Let visitors comment articles via Disqus
  • SEO friendly article pages
  • Admin interface using Admin LTE
  • Nested categories and multi level menu via SmartMenus
  • User roles ( Admin/Manager/Editor )
  • Primitive backup/restore feature
  • Built with ASP.NET MVC.


You can track completed and planned features from the Version History .


Check documentation for installation instructions




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Last edited Oct 13 at 6:48 PM by 2bprojevi, version 64