holy crap XF is that popular? i thought IPB and XF will be very close and sadly VB is way aheadWe don't release sales information or other statistics but there is, as I understand, some market share information available from a couple of sources but the data isn't certain to be accurate.
Most people refer to this page:
There's a chart which compares the main commercial forum software vendors.
That'll be the closest you get, really.
Everyone has difference preferences in forum systems. Liking XenForo is just an opinion, the same as liking vBulletin. It's just as crazy to like vBulletin as it is to like XenForo. Of course, personally, I didn't like other forum softwares as much but that's only an opinion.
Those old versions would probably be abandoned forum projects that never took off but are still online nonetheless, where admins don't bother anymore or don't want to invest the additional buck to get further upgrades.Even crazier is that there's still a tiny fraction of people on XF 1.0:
Those old versions would probably be abandoned forum projects that never took off but are still online nonetheless, where admins don't bother anymore or don't want to invest the additional buck to get further upgrades.
SomethingAwful finally announced they are considering moving to XF (I'm fairly sure their owner has been posting on here for a while).
With 60 million posts and 150 million archived posts I think that'd make them the largest XF site, moving from a heavily customised/rebuilt VB site.