Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Facebook Like 3,244 21,587 270,977 10,608,828
Google Font API 2,319 19,013 210,878 11,098,107
Wordpress Plugins 1,323 13,065 198,747 9,259,232
Facebook Like Button 1,253 9,434 171,098 2,741,992
Google Plus One Platform 1,245 10,185 163,953 2,854,702
AddThis 1,071 9,426 115,031 2,090,628
Google Tag Manager 954 4,792 27,267 563,004
Facebook Like Box 739 6,827 91,161 2,282,855
Google Plus One Button 631 6,263 151,129 2,041,943
Font Awesome 621 4,503 30,665 1,679,019
Yoast Plugins 533 5,355 69,719 2,359,113
Twitter Follow Button 531 3,114 27,930 452,125
Google Custom Search 490 5,219 35,335 707,640
Lijit Widget 467 2,199 7,191 5,990
Smart App Banner 461 1,447 9,487 65,506
Pinterest 457 3,565 64,196 596,786
Typekit 432 2,954 20,943 566,706
Twitter Timeline 358 3,259 35,807 689,806
TRUSTe 356 1,612 5,697 585,190
Twitter Tweet Button 343 2,779 116,007 1,212,015

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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.