Category - Message Boards

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

We have discovered 8,037 live websites that are using Discourse.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Discourse8,037 websites
Most popular in the country US
Market position in Message Boards#9
Market share in Message Boards3.11%
Most popular version2.9.0

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Discourse usage. (See Discourse Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Discourse+428
Websites that dropped Discourse-500
Websites that changed version of Discourse1,482

Distribution by websites popularity

Discourse detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites9 websites
Top 100k sites53 websites
Top 1m sites538 websites

Websites utilizing Discourse

Top websites that use Discourse

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Market Share

Discourse market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Alternative Technologies

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BuddyPress: Total 45,631 domains found using BuddyPress
phpBB: Total 42,156 domains found using phpBB
Discuz! X: Total 23,264 domains found using Discuz! X
XenForo: Total 12,862 domains found using XenForo
vBulletin: Total 10,411 domains found using vBulletin
SMF: Total 9,059 domains found using SMF
IPB: Total 8,044 domains found using IPB
MyBB: Total 3,990 domains found using MyBB
Burning Board: Total 3,741 domains found using Burning Board


  • 0 (1 subversions, 3 domains)
  • 1 (27 subversions, 127 domains)
  • 2 (62 subversions, 6,567 domains)