Category - Message Boards

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

Technology usage statistics

Websites using SMF 865 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Message Boards #8
Market share in Message Boards 0.71%
Most popular version 2.0.17

Technology adoption

Recent changes in SMF usage. (See SMF Usage Changes report)
Websites that added SMF +83
Websites that dropped SMF -38
Websites that changed version of SMF 24

Distribution by websites popularity

SMF detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 1 websites
Top 100k sites 6 websites
Top 1m sites 88 websites

Websites utilizing SMF

Top websites that use SMF

Domain Country Rank Contacts Germany 8,453 United Kingdom 14,963 Germany 37,882 Poland 44,991 United States of America 52,837 United States of America 53,577
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Market Share

SMF market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.

Versions (by popularity)

  • 2.0.17 (43.58%)
  • 2.0.15 (31.21%)
  • 2.0.13 (4.97%)
  • 2.0.14 (3.82%)
  • 2.0.11 (3.58%)
  • 2.0.12 (1.85%)
  • 2.0.6 (1.73%)
  • 2.0.7 (1.50%)
  • 2.0.10 (1.50%)
  • 2.0.9 (1.27%)

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SMF often used together with

Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with SMF on 1,061 domains. Total 4,097,300 domains found using PHP
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with SMF on 876 domains. Total 6,905,876 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with SMF on 858 domains. Total 3,796,850 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with SMF on 609 domains. Total 8,492,902 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with SMF on 550 domains. Total 3,855,451 domains found using Apache
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with SMF on 427 domains. Total 4,244,363 domains found using jQuery

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MiniBB: Total 1 domains found using MiniBB
MyBB: Total 558 domains found using MyBB
NodeBB: Total 120 domains found using NodeBB