Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,398 42,090 390,703 30,324,388
Google Tag Manager 2,790 22,169 126,360 2,039,647
Font Awesome 2,627 22,551 224,676 13,961,607
Wordpress Plugins 2,251 20,397 213,641 14,942,999
Sitelinks Search Box 1,417 14,514 113,177 4,524,839
Twemoji 1,416 13,779 163,284 5,924,064
Facebook Sharer 1,351 7,352 35,033 1,395,454
AddThis 1,284 9,892 57,789 1,642,545
Yoast Plugins 1,240 10,399 87,759 4,585,396
Facebook Like Button 1,213 8,438 47,695 2,049,757
Pinterest 1,211 7,535 39,176 1,158,665
reCAPTCHA 1,069 6,880 41,227 1,104,155
Smart App Banner 938 3,566 11,554 177,256
Google Plus One Platform 883 6,997 54,429 2,264,720
Facebook Like 852 5,844 32,838 1,503,216
Twitter Tweet Button 763 4,954 26,330 1,229,321
Typekit 742 5,269 31,005 1,691,859
Lijit Widget 692 3,185 8,231 4,495
Twitter Timeline 683 4,886 27,931 838,618
Adobe Connect 675 3,140 8,895 322,717

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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.