Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,254 36,035 386,655 25,769,582
Font Awesome 2,356 18,524 183,855 10,108,836
Wordpress Plugins 2,314 19,369 263,862 13,615,190
Google Tag Manager 2,233 13,702 102,232 1,692,464
Facebook Like Button 1,592 9,920 175,817 2,366,051
AddThis 1,436 18,162 119,437 1,866,315
Twemoji 1,348 11,526 147,964 4,026,665
Google Plus One Platform 1,302 9,463 145,348 2,572,379
Sitelinks Search Box 1,223 9,457 100,494 3,450,737
Yoast Plugins 1,186 9,227 107,612 4,009,885
Facebook Like 1,185 7,118 164,073 1,681,655
Facebook Sharer 1,176 5,812 79,558 1,277,744
Pinterest 1,169 6,426 72,725 953,650
Smart App Banner 1,002 3,676 17,744 150,383
Lijit Widget 941 4,201 11,479 5,283
Twitter Tweet Button 929 5,328 125,828 1,309,742
Google Plus One Button 862 6,031 137,181 1,803,975
Twitter Timeline 821 5,637 51,791 906,466
Typekit 778 5,063 33,468 1,345,905
Twitter Follow Button 755 3,637 33,050 392,514

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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.