phpBB • Free and Open Source Forum Software

Market Share By Site Popularity

With a 0.36 increase since 2019-10-06, the detection rating for phpBB has improved the most amongst Most Popular Sites.

Alexa RankCMS RankMarket ShareMarket Share Change
Most Popular Sites < 1,000#560.856% 72.58%
Very Popular Sites < 10,000#371.113% 15.7%
Popular Sites < 100,000#320.625% 24.25%
Less Popular Sites < 1,000,000#350.302% 87.58%
All Sites#520.142%-11.8%

Market Share History

This chart shows the history of detected websites using phpBB.  
In the last 6 months, market share has decreased 11.80% from 0.161% to 0.142%

Top Level Domains

Websites using phpBB were found on 115 top level domains

Top Level DomainsPercent
Commercial (.com)34.55%
Network (.net)9.269%
Russia (.ru)8.701%
Poland (.pl)6.981%
Organization (.org)6.680%
Germany (.de)5.929%
France (.fr)1.921%
Info (.info)1.854%
United Kingdom (.uk)1.787%
Ukraine (.ua)1.570%
Austria (.at)1.520%
Romania (.ro)1.436%
Netherlands (.nl)1.386%
European Union (.eu)1.269%
Italy (.it)1.202%
Czech Republic (.cz)1.169%
Belarus (.by)0.919%
Spain (.es)0.852%
Brazil (.br)0.718%
Lithuania (.lt)0.518%
Slovakia (.sk)0.501%
Greece (.gr)0.468%
Denmark (.dk)0.434%
Switzerland (.ch)0.384%
Club (.club)0.384%
Argentina (.ar)0.384%
Belgium (.be)0.351%
Soviet Union (.su)0.334%
Australia (.au)0.317%
Chile (.cl)0.284%
Sweden (.se)0.284%
Russia (Cyrillic) (.рф)0.267%
Hungary (.hu)0.234%
Canada (.ca)0.217%
Biz (.biz)0.200%
Slovenia (.si)0.200%
United States of America (.us)0.184%
Israel (.il)0.167%
Montenegro (.me)0.167%
South Africa (.za)0.167%
Bulgaria (.bg)0.150%
India (.in)0.150%
Tuvalu (.tv)0.150%
XYZ (.xyz)0.134%
Iran (.ir)0.134%
Taiwan (Republic of China) (.tw)0.134%
Portugal (.pt)0.117%
Latvia (.lv)0.117%
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (.cc)0.117%
China (.cn)0.117%
Columbia (.co)0.117%
Pro (.pro)0.100%
Serbia (.rs)0.100%
Online (.online)0.100%
Finland (.fi)0.100%
Norway (.no)0.084%
Vietnam (.vn)0.084%
Samoa (.ws)0.084%
Indonesia (.id)0.084%
Pakistan (.pk)0.084%
Hong Kong (.hk)0.067%
Estonia (.ee)0.067%
British Indian Ocean Territory (.io)0.067%
Palau (.pw)0.067%
New Zealand (.nz)0.067%
Niue (.nu)0.067%
Top (.top)0.050%
Croatia (.hr)0.050%
Mobi (.mobi)0.050%
Site (.site)0.050%
Kazakhstan (.kz)0.050%
Nigeria (.ng)0.050%
Mali (.ml)0.033%
Tokelau (.tk)0.033%
Mongolia (.mn)0.033%
Albania (.al)0.033%
Cat (.cat)0.033%
Tonga (.to)0.033%
Mexico (.mx)0.033%
Bosnia and Herzegovina (.ba)0.033%
Education (.edu)0.033%
Iceland (.is)0.033%
Réunion (.re)0.017%
Space (.space)0.017%
Tech (.tech)0.017%
Venezuela (.ve)0.017% (
Nepal (.np)0.017%
São Tomé and Príncipe (.st)0.017%
Website (.website)0.017%
Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia) (.mk)0.017%
Asia (.asia)0.017%
Turkey (.tr)0.017%
Store (.store)0.017%
Belize (.bz)0.017%
Georgia (.ge)0.017%
Moldova (.md)0.017%
Peru (.pe)0.017%
Uzbekistan (.uz)0.017%
Liechtenstein (.li)0.017%
15 Others0.251%

Popular Sites Using phpBB

We detected the following sites were using phpBB

How We Detect Installations of phpBB


A CMS will sometimes include a meta tag within the html of each page. This is usually a "generator" tag like <meta name="generator" content="What CMS" /> but could also be "application-name", "Powered-By" or anyting else the CMS creators decide to use.


HTTP headers can provide some of the best clues about a site's CMS. The values of set-cookie and x-powered-by headers are the most common and easiest to find.


If a CMS doesn't have meta tags, it will often have other uniquely identifiable html markup. This can range from unique html comments, ids or classes.

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