Global Documentation Tools Usage Statistics and Market Share

We are tracking usage statistics and market share of 20 web technologies in Documentation Tools. In September 2023 the most popular web technology in Documentation Tools is Docusaurus with 27% market share. In second place there is YUI Doc with 21% market share. After that there are Sphinx with 16%, MkDocs with 7% and GitBook with 7% market share. Top 5 web technologies together have 79% market share. The remaining 15 web technologies in Documentation Tools have a combined market share of 21%.

Documentation Tools Market Share in September 2023
About Documentation Tools

Documentation Tools are tools designed to automatically generate static documentation websites from source code.

We are tracking 20 different technologies in Documentation Tools.

There are 6,394 websites using Documentation Tools in out database.

Documentation Tools Usage Statistics and Market Share in September 2023
Technologies in Documentation Tools
  • Docusaurus Docusaurus

    Docusaurus is a tool for teams to publish documentation websites.

  • YUI Doc YUI Doc

    UIDoc is a Node.js application used at build time to generate API documentation.

  • Sphinx Sphinx

    Sphinx is a tool that makes it easy to create documentation.

  • MkDocs MkDocs

    MkDocs is a static site generator, used for building project documentation.

  • GitBook GitBook

    GitBook is a command-line tool for creating documentation using Git and Markdown.

  • Zendesk Zendesk

    Zendesk is a cloud-based help desk management solution offering customizable tools to build customer service portal, knowledge base and online communities.

  • Wiki.js Wiki.js

    Wiki.js is a wiki engine running on Node.js and written in JavaScript.

  • TiddlyWiki TiddlyWiki

    TiddlyWiki is an open-source notebook for capturing, organising and sharing complex information.

  • Support Hero Support Hero

    Support Hero is a knowledge base solution to reduce inbound support requests.

  • Doxygen Doxygen

    Doxygen is a documentation generator, a tool for writing software reference documentation.

  • Adobe RoboHelp Adobe RoboHelp

    Adobe RoboHelp is a Help Authoring Tool (HAT) that allows you to create help systems, e-learning content and knowledge bases.

  • Asciidoctor Asciidoctor

    Asciidoctor is an open-source text processor and publishing toolchain, written in Ruby, for converting AsciiDoc content to HTML 5, DocBook 5, and other formats.

  • DocFX DocFX

    DocFX is a tool for building and publishing API documentation for .NET projects.

  • ReDoc ReDoc

    Redoc is an open-source tool that generates API documentation from OpenAPI specifications.

  • Intercom Articles Intercom Articles

    Intercom Articles is a tool to create, organise and publish help articles.

  • Apigee Apigee

    Apigee is an API gateway management tool to exchange data across cloud services and applications

  • HelpDocs HelpDocs

    HelpDocs is an knowledge management system.

  • SolidPixels SolidPixels

    Solidpixels is platform to build websites.

  • phpDocumentor phpDocumentor

    phpDocumentor is an open-source documentation generator written in PHP.

  • RDoc RDoc

    RDoc produces HTML and command-line documentation for Ruby projects.

Documentation Tools Market Share History in Last 12 Months
Technology November 2022December 2022January 2023February 2023March 2023April 2023May 2023June 2023July 2023August 2023September 2023
YUI Doc28.41%27.07%26.26%25.92%28.10%25.14%24.84%23.41%21.86%21.41%20.97%
Adobe RoboHelp0.90%0.86%0.86%0.86%0.92%0.82%0.79%0.79%0.76%0.76%0.78%
Support Hero0.46%0.46%0.52%0.63%0.74%0.85%0.88%1.26%1.43%1.50%1.52%
Intercom Articles0.19%0.18%0.17%0.17%0.19%0.17%0.19%0.19%0.19%0.19%0.19%