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 7,270 live websites that are using vBulletin.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using vBulletin 7,270 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Message Boards #5
Market share in Message Boards 8.11%
Most popular version 4

Technology adoption

Recent changes in vBulletin usage. (See vBulletin Usage Changes report)
Websites that added vBulletin +95
Websites that dropped vBulletin -115
Websites that changed version of vBulletin 18

Distribution by websites popularity

vBulletin detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 10 websites
Top 100k sites 53 websites
Top 1m sites 489 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
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
www.forexfactory.com United States of America 8,198
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Market Share

vBulletin market share within the Message Boards category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.


  • 3 (51 subversions, 2,134 domains)
  • 4 (29 subversions, 3,161 domains)
  • 5 (18 subversions, 901 domains)

vBulletin often used together with

Category - JavaScript Libraries.
YUI is used together with vBulletin on 0 domains. Total 36,228 domains found using YUI

Alternative Technologies

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Flarum: Total 362 domains found using Flarum
FluxBB: Total 314 domains found using FluxBB
IPB: Total 5,422 domains found using IPB
Mastodon: Total 1,038 domains found using Mastodon
Mattermost: Total 176 domains found using Mattermost
MyBB: Total 1,900 domains found using MyBB