Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Facebook Like 2,923 19,553 278,537 10,608,828
Google Font API 2,050 18,645 235,168 11,098,107
Wordpress Plugins 1,059 11,175 203,234 9,259,232
Facebook Like Button 1,034 7,806 168,020 2,741,992
Google Plus One Platform 935 8,316 159,244 2,854,702
Google Tag Manager 929 5,216 30,359 563,004
AddThis 834 7,603 110,016 2,090,628
Font Awesome 633 5,223 40,469 1,679,019
Facebook Like Box 631 5,803 90,662 2,282,855
Google Plus One Button 494 5,025 148,568 2,041,943
Yoast Plugins 482 4,790 72,662 2,359,113
Twitter Follow Button 450 2,686 27,439 452,125
Pinterest 414 3,291 65,304 596,786
Smart App Banner 396 1,435 9,722 65,506
Google Custom Search 386 4,569 34,643 707,640
Typekit 383 2,727 22,479 566,706
TRUSTe 377 2,010 7,132 585,190
Lijit Widget 366 1,833 5,980 5,990
Twitter Timeline 292 3,034 36,624 689,806
ShareThis 256 2,493 35,650 486,049

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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.