Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

Google Font API
Wordpress Plugins
AddThis
Google Plus One Button
Font Awesome
Google Plus One Platform
Google Tag Manager
Sitelinks Search Box
Facebook Like Button
Yoast Plugins

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 3,675 30,714 368,298 16,723,300
Wordpress Plugins 2,250 18,678 261,670 9,686,142
Font Awesome 2,112 16,050 171,220 6,472,820
Google Tag Manager 2,010 12,110 92,838 1,166,239
Facebook Like Button 1,437 8,861 178,448 1,733,251
AddThis 1,259 17,932 118,725 1,381,200
Google Plus One Platform 1,131 12,734 152,318 1,881,634
Yoast Plugins 1,128 8,549 105,716 2,807,524
Pinterest 1,086 5,647 69,685 668,565
Facebook Like 1,082 6,547 166,115 1,237,628
Sitelinks Search Box 1,078 9,040 95,305 2,284,102
Facebook Sharer 1,016 4,701 77,715 876,777
Smart App Banner 956 3,535 17,196 91,978
Twitter Tweet Button 816 4,613 126,846 938,631
Google Plus One Button 787 16,506 150,689 1,309,228
Twitter Follow Button 740 3,556 33,910 290,472
Twitter Timeline 736 5,158 52,973 682,365
Typekit 700 4,521 29,867 891,106
Facebook Like Box 699 5,585 104,007 1,324,449
Contact Form 7 536 5,283 126,888 3,787,805

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Widgets are third party applications running on a website. Widgets have increased in popularity with the advent of mobile computing and advances of web browser design. Homepages such as Google IG are totally built from custom widgets either generated by Google or other third parties.

Google provides lots of different widgets with one of their most popular being the custom search widget that allows for a custom search box to be placed on a site which will generated custom search results normally targeted to the website owners site when used to search.