Category - Message Boards

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

We have discovered 888 live website that are using SMF.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using SMF 888 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Message Boards #9
Market share in Message Boards 2.31%
Most popular version 2.0.17

Technology adoption

Recent changes in SMF usage. (See SMF Usage Changes report)
Websites that added SMF +31
Websites that dropped SMF -35
Websites that changed version of SMF 42

Distribution by websites popularity

SMF detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 2 websites
Top 100k sites 7 websites
Top 1m sites 106 websites

Websites utilizing SMF

Top websites that use SMF

Domain Country Rank Contacts Germany 8,453 United States of America 9,237 United Kingdom 14,963 United States of America 43,874 Poland 44,991 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.


(Ordered by popularity)
  • 2.0.17 (32.43%)
  • 2.0.15 (28.60%)
  • 2.0.18 (16.10%)
  • 2.0.13 (4.95%)
  • 2.0.14 (3.27%)
  • 2.0.11 (3.15%)
  • 2.0.6 (1.58%)
  • 2.0.7 (1.46%)
  • 2.0.10 (1.35%)
  • 2.0.4 (1.24%)

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SMF often used together with

Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with SMF on 1,131 domains. Total 3,970,765 domains found using PHP
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with SMF on 903 domains. Total 6,019,684 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with SMF on 894 domains. Total 4,045,529 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with SMF on 639 domains. Total 8,059,052 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with SMF on 572 domains. Total 3,668,704 domains found using Apache
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with SMF on 451 domains. Total 4,033,938 domains found using jQuery

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FluxBB: Total 132 domains found using FluxBB
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Mattermost: Total 44 domains found using Mattermost
MiniBB: Total 1 domains found using MiniBB
MyBB: Total 479 domains found using MyBB