Global Message Boards Usage Statistics and Market Share - Discuz! X, phpBB, XenForo, vBulletin, Discourse, phpwind, IPB, Reddit...

We are tracking usage statistics and market share of 26 web technologies in Message Boards. In August 2022 the most popular web technology in Message Boards is Discuz! X with 32% market share. In second place there is phpBB with 16% market share. After that there are XenForo with 11%, vBulletin with 7% and Discourse with 7% market share. Top 5 web technologies together have 73% market share. The remaining 21 web technologies in Message Boards have a combined market share of 27%.

Message Boards Market Share in August 2022
About Message Boards

A message board, or an internet forum, is an online discussion site where people can hold conversations in the form of posted messages. They differ from chat rooms in that messages are often longer than one line of text, and are at least temporarily archived.

We are tracking 26 different technologies in Message Boards.

There are 137,028 websites using Message Boards in out database.

Message Boards Usage Statistics and Market Share in August 2022
Technologies in Message Boards
  • Discuz! X Discuz! X

    Discuz! is an Internet forum software written in PHP.

  • phpBB phpBB

    phpBB is a free and open-source Internet forum software written in PHP scripting language.

  • XenForo XenForo

    XenForo is a PHP-based forum hosting program for communities that is designed to be deployed on a remote web server.

  • vBulletin vBulletin

    vBulletin is a proprietary Internet forum software package written in PHP.

  • Discourse Discourse

    Discourse is an open-source internet forum and mailing list management software application.

  • phpwind phpwind

  • IPB IPB

  • Reddit Reddit

    Reddit is s social news aggregation, web content rating, and discussion website. Registered members submit content to the site such as links, text posts, and images, which are then voted up or down by other members.

  • SMF SMF

    Simple Machines Forum (SMF) is a free, open source Internet forum software written in PHP.

  • MyBB MyBB

    MyBB is a free and open-source forum software written in PHP.

  • Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware

    Tiki Wiki is a free and open-source wiki-based content management system and online office suite written primarily in PHP.

  • Vanilla Vanilla

    Vanilla is a both a cloud-based (SaaS) open-source community forum software.

  • Flarum Flarum

    Flarum is a discussion platform.

  • Burning Board Burning Board

  • punBB punBB

  • Mastodon Mastodon

    Mastodon is a free and open-source self-hosted social networking service.

  • NodeBB NodeBB

  • FluxBB FluxBB

  • TiddlyWiki TiddlyWiki

    TiddlyWiki is an open-source notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information.

  • PeerTube PeerTube

    PeerTube is a free and open-source, decentralized, federated video platform powered by ActivityPub and WebTorrent.

  • YaBB YaBB

  • Mattermost Mattermost

  • XMB XMB

  • Misskey Misskey

    Misskey is a distributed microblogging platform.

  • uKnowva uKnowva

  • MiniBB MiniBB

Message Boards Market Share History in Last 12 Months
Technology September 2021October 2021November 2021December 2021January 2022February 2022March 2022April 2022May 2022June 2022July 2022August 2022
Discuz! X31.75%31.70%31.67%31.59%31.41%31.26%31.33%31.32%31.35%31.39%31.49%31.51%
phpBB16.31%16.28%16.22%16.20%16.19%16.21%16.39%16.37%16.35%16.29%16.12%16.09%
vBulletin10.47%10.44%10.42%10.41%10.41%10.42%10.52%10.48%10.46%10.50%10.42%10.33%
XenForo9.99%10.03%10.04%10.03%10.05%10.08%10.20%10.24%10.27%10.29%10.44%10.55%
Discourse8.36%8.39%8.41%8.43%8.34%8.37%7.59%7.60%7.57%7.55%7.51%7.49%
phpwind5.86%5.84%5.84%5.83%5.83%5.70%5.74%5.74%5.74%5.72%5.64%5.62%
IPB5.47%5.46%5.45%5.45%5.46%5.47%5.53%5.52%5.52%5.50%5.45%5.44%
SMF3.97%3.98%3.97%3.97%3.98%3.98%4.03%4.02%4.01%3.99%3.98%3.96%
Reddit2.80%2.87%2.96%3.08%3.33%3.51%3.63%3.66%3.70%3.74%3.90%3.96%
MyBB2.39%2.38%2.36%2.35%2.35%2.34%2.36%2.35%2.34%2.33%2.31%2.32%
Tiki Wiki CMS Groupware0.70%0.70%0.70%0.70%0.70%0.70%0.70%0.70%0.71%0.71%0.70%0.69%
Vanilla0.42%0.41%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.42%0.41%0.41%
Flarum0.33%0.34%0.34%0.34%0.35%0.35%0.35%0.36%0.36%0.36%0.38%0.39%
Burning Board0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.32%0.31%0.31%
punBB0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%0.25%
Mastodon0.19%0.19%0.19%0.19%0.19%0.20%0.20%0.20%0.20%0.20%0.22%0.22%
NodeBB0.15%0.15%0.15%0.15%0.16%0.16%0.16%0.16%0.16%0.16%0.16%0.16%
FluxBB0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%0.09%
TiddlyWiki0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%0.08%
YaBB0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.04%0.03%0.03%0.03%
PeerTube0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.03%0.05%0.05%
Mattermost0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%0.02%
XMB0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%
uKnowva0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%0.01%
Misskey0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.01%0.01%0.01%
MiniBB0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%