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
Facebook Like Button
Yoast Plugins
Sitelinks Search Box

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,146 34,091 378,272 20,039,286
Wordpress Plugins 2,348 19,193 268,044 12,100,554
Font Awesome 2,125 16,056 163,832 6,679,901
Google Tag Manager 1,991 11,773 85,061 1,087,288
Facebook Like Button 1,668 10,625 182,548 2,446,980
AddThis 1,472 17,301 118,997 1,976,136
Google Plus One Platform 1,422 13,422 159,769 2,595,978
Facebook Like 1,201 7,489 169,064 1,706,133
Pinterest 1,184 6,237 73,193 840,987
Yoast Plugins 1,140 8,570 109,161 3,365,883
Facebook Sharer 1,072 5,343 77,806 1,065,790
Sitelinks Search Box 1,039 8,558 95,152 2,330,994
Smart App Banner 942 3,494 16,705 122,539
Twitter Tweet Button 940 5,441 128,720 1,262,614
Google Plus One Button 908 16,209 153,967 1,852,650
Twemoji 882 5,880 40,476 1,085,301
Lijit Widget 855 3,531 9,052 5,320
Twitter Timeline 833 5,631 53,389 891,985
Facebook Like Box 813 6,169 111,997 1,930,084
Typekit 789 4,838 31,007 1,016,304

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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.