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Top 1M Market Share

Market Share By Site Popularity

With a 0.12 increase since 2021-05-02, the detection rating for has improved the most amongst Very Popular Sites.

Alexa RankWebsitesMarket ShareMarket Share Change
Most Popular Sites < 1,00050.501% 0.2%
Very Popular Sites < 10,000570.570% 26.67%
Popular Sites < 100,0003410.341% 1.19%
Less Popular Sites < 1,000,0001,4110.141% -4.73%
All Sites7,4550.051% -10.53%

Market Share History

This chart shows the history of detected websites using .  
In the last 6 months, market share has decreased 10.53% from 0.057% to 0.051%

Top Level Domains

Websites using were found on 115 top level domains

Top Level DomainsPercent
Commercial (.com)36.44%
Network (.net)9.137%
Russia (.ru)7.752%
Organization (.org)6.978%
Poland (.pl)5.783%
Germany (.de)5.715%
France (.fr)2.525%
United Kingdom (.uk)2.281%
Info (.info)1.616%
Netherlands (.nl)1.561%
Austria (.at)1.385%
Spain (.es)1.344%
Italy (.it)1.249%
Romania (.ro)1.208%
European Union (.eu)1.100%
Czech Republic (.cz)1.086%
Ukraine (.ua)1.032%
Australia (.au)0.733%
Belarus (.by)0.638%
Brazil (.br)0.597%
Lithuania (.lt)0.489%
Greece (.gr)0.489%
Denmark (.dk)0.421%
Argentina (.ar)0.367%
Belgium (.be)0.353%
Slovakia (.sk)0.339%
Soviet Union (.su)0.339%
Switzerland (.ch)0.312%
Sweden (.se)0.299%
Chile (.cl)0.299%
Russia (Cyrillic) (.рф)0.285%
Club (.club)0.272%
Canada (.ca)0.258%
United States of America (.us)0.258%
Israel (.il)0.244%
Biz (.biz)0.231%
New Zealand (.nz)0.231%
Taiwan (Republic of China) (.tw)0.217%
Hungary (.hu)0.204%
Latvia (.lv)0.176%
Slovenia (.si)0.176%
India (.in)0.176%
Bulgaria (.bg)0.176%
Finland (.fi)0.176%
Portugal (.pt)0.149%
Iran (.ir)0.136%
British Indian Ocean Territory (.io)0.136%
South Africa (.za)0.136%
Tuvalu (.tv)0.122%
Cocos (Keeling) Islands (.cc)0.109%
Serbia (.rs)0.095%
Cat (.cat)0.095%
Columbia (.co)0.095%
Montenegro (.me)0.081%
XYZ (.xyz)0.081%
Site (.site)0.068%
Kazakhstan (.kz)0.068%
Hong Kong (.hk)0.068%
Estonia (.ee)0.068%
Pakistan (.pk)0.068%
Online (.online)0.068%
Indonesia (.id)0.054%
Mexico (.mx)0.054%
Mobi (.mobi)0.054%
Tonga (.to)0.054%
Top (.top)0.054%
Norway (.no)0.054%
Pro (.pro)0.054%
Croatia (.hr)0.054%
Space (.space)0.041%
One (.one)0.041%
Education (.edu)0.041%
Niue (.nu)0.041%
Samoa (.ws)0.041%
China (.cn)0.041%
Gabon (.ga)0.027%
Turkey (.tr)0.027%
Albania (.al)0.027%
Mongolia (.mn)0.027%
Bosnia and Herzegovina (.ba)0.027% (
Vietnam (.vn)0.027%
Palau (.pw)0.027%
Thailand (.th)0.027%
Japan (.jp)0.027%
Iceland (.is)0.027%
Ireland (.ie)0.027%
Government (.gov)0.027%
Liechtenstein (.li)0.027%
Nepal (.np)0.014%
Réunion (.re)0.014%
Moldova (.md)0.014%
Mali (.ml)0.014%
Nigeria (.ng)0.014%
São Tomé and Príncipe (.st)0.014%
Tokelau (.tk)0.014%
Asia (.asia)0.014%
Malaysia (.my)0.014%
Christmas Island (.cx)0.014%
Luxembourg (.lu)0.014%
15 Others0.204%

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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