Category - Message Boards

Simple Machines Forum (SMF) software is an open-source, Internet forum, message-board application developed by Simple Machines.

We have discovered 9,225 live websites that are using SMF.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using SMF9,225 websites
Most popular in the country US
Market position in Message Boards#7
Market share in Message Boards3.43%
Most popular version2.0.15

Technology adoption

Recent changes in SMF usage. (See SMF Usage Changes report)
Websites that added SMF+858
Websites that dropped SMF-1,130
Websites that changed version of SMF890

Distribution by websites popularity

SMF detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites4 websites
Top 100k sites10 websites
Top 1m sites132 websites

Websites utilizing SMF

Top websites that use SMF

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Market Share

SMF market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

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