Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,481 37,825 370,638 17,991,059
Wordpress Plugins 2,439 20,060 260,462 9,661,687
Font Awesome 2,435 18,608 175,900 6,915,151
Google Tag Manager 2,255 13,855 97,448 1,300,128
Facebook Like Button 1,773 11,144 176,919 1,791,598
AddThis 1,531 18,240 118,747 1,362,370
Google Plus One Platform 1,454 12,356 148,546 1,856,281
Pinterest 1,307 6,897 75,711 657,670
Twemoji 1,302 11,005 97,355 1,878,090
Facebook Like 1,279 7,702 165,201 1,269,114
Facebook Sharer 1,274 6,151 81,228 890,454
Yoast Plugins 1,243 9,428 105,639 2,901,822
Sitelinks Search Box 1,222 9,369 97,218 2,402,081
Lijit Widget 1,125 5,002 12,479 3,764
TRUSTe 1,102 6,149 18,974 3,413
Twitter Tweet Button 1,038 5,913 126,917 934,977
Smart App Banner 1,028 3,817 17,626 103,164
Google Plus One Button 955 16,813 149,562 1,295,774
Twitter Timeline 886 5,918 52,917 672,917
Typekit 842 5,230 33,637 893,892

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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.