Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

Google Font API
Font Awesome
AddThis
Google Tag Manager
Facebook Like Button
Google Plus One Platform
Twemoji
Facebook Like
Yoast Plugins
TRUSTe

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,417 37,107 348,008 18,310,910
Google Tag Manager 2,131 13,342 63,629 946,667
Facebook Like Button 2,040 12,742 185,894 2,680,723
Font Awesome 2,003 14,795 95,874 5,194,027
AddThis 1,917 13,449 128,676 2,329,485
Google Plus One Platform 1,764 12,063 151,796 2,775,626
TRUSTe 1,547 8,180 29,232 404,123
Facebook Like 1,432 8,678 168,143 1,833,920
Twemoji 1,328 11,808 93,776 4,973,926
Pinterest 1,246 6,759 77,642 862,172
Lijit Widget 1,222 5,080 14,470 5,905
Google Plus One Button 1,159 7,919 146,709 1,989,428
Yoast Plugins 1,137 8,658 93,491 3,466,569
Twitter Tweet Button 1,110 6,271 129,763 1,314,609
Facebook Sharer 1,091 5,495 79,893 984,695
Facebook Like Box 1,075 7,917 95,786 2,794,829
Smart App Banner 943 3,517 15,123 121,033
Twitter Timeline 925 6,014 46,946 1,159,645
Sitelinks Search Box 832 6,657 50,405 1,405,760
Twitter Follow Button 828 4,146 31,311 454,088

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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.