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In February 2000, the two decided that it would be better to write their own solution as both were unfamiliar with the software's code and thus unable to optimize it.
Initially, it was designed solely as a rewrite of UBB, in PHP using My SQL, and was meant only for their own forum.
In 2009, long-time developers Kier Darby, Mike Sullivan, Scott Mac Vicar and Jeremy Hutchings left the company.
Improvements include private messaging between users, attaching polls to threads, unlimited forum nesting, user avatars, and a user control panel.
In December 2002, v Bulletin 3 was beginning development.