Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,101 35,032 396,210 25,769,582
Font Awesome 2,376 18,686 191,962 10,108,836
Google Tag Manager 2,284 14,037 104,301 1,692,464
Wordpress Plugins 2,271 19,029 268,973 13,615,190
Facebook Like Button 1,443 9,200 173,549 2,366,051
AddThis 1,376 18,252 120,036 1,866,315
Twemoji 1,358 11,573 153,845 4,473,592
Sitelinks Search Box 1,267 9,798 107,258 3,450,737
Yoast Plugins 1,188 9,189 111,042 4,009,885
Google Plus One Platform 1,183 9,910 142,946 2,572,379
Facebook Sharer 1,138 5,602 79,410 1,277,744
Pinterest 1,099 6,201 71,676 953,650
Facebook Like 1,099 6,700 162,380 1,681,655
Smart App Banner 978 3,607 17,964 150,383
Twitter Tweet Button 861 4,958 125,726 1,309,742
reCAPTCHA 791 4,080 61,152 731,772
Twitter Timeline 783 5,410 52,210 906,466
Typekit 754 5,072 33,450 1,345,905
Google Plus One Button 752 5,546 135,373 1,803,975
Lijit Widget 664 2,869 8,638 5,283

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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.