Category - Message Boards

vBulletin is a proprietary Internet forum software package. It is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database server.

We have discovered 3,214 live website that are using vBulletin.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using vBulletin 3,214 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Message Boards #4
Market share in Message Boards 8.35%
Most popular version 4.2.5

Technology adoption

Recent changes in vBulletin usage. (See vBulletin Usage Changes report)
Websites that added vBulletin +101
Websites that dropped vBulletin -116
Websites that changed version of vBulletin 12

Distribution by websites popularity

vBulletin detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 11 websites
Top 100k sites 61 websites
Top 1m sites 508 websites

Websites utilizing vBulletin

Top websites that use vBulletin

Domain Country Rank Contacts
themeforest.net United States of America 355
www.rcgroups.com United States of America 2,934
forums.unrealengine.com United States of America 3,735
www.mmo-champion.com United States of America 4,398
eab.abime.net France 6,051
us.shein.com United States of America 6,604
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Market Share

vBulletin market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


(Ordered by popularity)
  • 4.2.5 (21.53%)
  • 4.2.2 (12.09%)
  • 5.6.4 (7.50%)
  • 4.2.3 (7.20%)
  • 3.8.7 (6.04%)
  • 3.8.11 (4.44%)
  • 4.2.0 (3.73%)
  • 3.8.4 (3.21%)
  • 3.8.8 (3.06%)
  • 3.9.3 (3.02%)

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vBulletin often used together with

Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with vBulletin on 3,614 domains. Total 3,970,765 domains found using PHP
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with vBulletin on 3,269 domains. Total 6,019,684 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with vBulletin on 3,238 domains. Total 4,045,529 domains found using Description Meta
Category - Document Encoding.
ISO-8859-1 is used together with vBulletin on 1,992 domains. Total 1,250,853 domains found using ISO-8859-1
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
YUI is used together with vBulletin on 1,854 domains. Total 14,329 domains found using YUI
Category - Web Servers.
Apache is used together with vBulletin on 1,761 domains. Total 3,668,704 domains found using Apache

Alternative Technologies

BuddyPress: Total 6,094 domains found using BuddyPress
Burning Board: Total 151 domains found using Burning Board
Discourse: Total 1,798 domains found using Discourse
Discuz! X: Total 1,312 domains found using Discuz! X
Flarum: Total 112 domains found using Flarum
FluxBB: Total 132 domains found using FluxBB
IPB: Total 2,229 domains found using IPB
Mattermost: Total 44 domains found using Mattermost
MiniBB: Total 1 domains found using MiniBB
MyBB: Total 479 domains found using MyBB