Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,543 42,031 390,836 30,324,388
Google Tag Manager 2,828 22,081 125,335 2,039,647
Font Awesome 2,672 22,473 212,651 13,961,607
Wordpress Plugins 2,324 20,771 215,232 14,942,999
Twemoji 1,679 15,247 164,365 5,441,245
Facebook Sharer 1,579 9,365 44,105 1,395,454
Sitelinks Search Box 1,427 14,434 115,012 4,524,839
AddThis 1,395 11,404 58,076 1,642,545
Facebook Like Button 1,383 10,143 56,432 2,049,757
Pinterest 1,373 8,950 45,448 1,158,665
Yoast Plugins 1,246 10,492 91,005 4,585,396
reCAPTCHA 1,199 8,442 48,382 1,104,155
Facebook Like 998 7,053 38,498 1,503,216
Smart App Banner 976 3,659 11,547 177,256
Google Plus One Platform 969 8,050 56,229 2,264,720
Twitter Tweet Button 936 6,608 33,906 1,229,321
Lijit Widget 853 4,178 10,928 4,495
Typekit 761 5,420 31,495 1,691,859
Twitter Timeline 744 5,352 28,803 838,618
Google Plus One Button 680 6,026 37,227 1,592,190

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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.