Category - Message Boards

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

We have discovered 9,065 live websites that are using Discourse.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Discourse 9,065 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Message Boards #8
Market share in Message Boards 3.28%
Most popular version 2.8.0

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Discourse usage. (See Discourse Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Discourse +424
Websites that dropped Discourse -606
Websites that changed version of Discourse 1,726

Distribution by websites popularity

Discourse detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 10 websites
Top 100k sites 58 websites
Top 1m sites 563 websites

Websites utilizing Discourse

Top websites that use Discourse

Domain Country Rank Contacts
www.discourse.org United States of America 3,057
uploadcare.com United States of America 4,401
community.cloudflare.com United States of America 5,431
www.freecodecamp.org United States of America 5,765
marketplace.digitalocean.com United States of America 5,901
community.ovh.com France 6,096
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Market Share

Discourse market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


  • 0 (1 subversions, 3 domains)
  • 1 (32 subversions, 157 domains)
  • 2 (55 subversions, 7,396 domains)

Alternative Technologies

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phpBB: Total 45,728 domains found using phpBB
BuddyPress: Total 34,818 domains found using BuddyPress
Discuz! X: Total 31,586 domains found using Discuz! X
XenForo: Total 13,038 domains found using XenForo
vBulletin: Total 11,746 domains found using vBulletin
IPB: Total 9,179 domains found using IPB
SMF: Total 6,501 domains found using SMF
MyBB: Total 4,709 domains found using MyBB
Mastodon: Total 2,693 domains found using Mastodon