Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,341 39,562 374,200 30,324,388
Google Tag Manager 2,619 19,624 117,283 2,039,647
Font Awesome 2,610 21,524 205,376 13,961,607
Wordpress Plugins 2,280 19,935 213,834 14,942,999
Twemoji 1,458 13,670 160,544 5,356,594
Sitelinks Search Box 1,410 13,537 110,944 4,524,839
AddThis 1,279 9,658 57,936 1,642,545
Facebook Like Button 1,271 8,373 48,215 2,049,757
Yoast Plugins 1,248 9,987 89,311 4,585,396
Facebook Sharer 1,187 5,964 28,339 1,395,454
Pinterest 1,101 6,310 32,352 1,158,665
Smart App Banner 1,008 3,817 11,419 177,256
reCAPTCHA 995 6,038 32,400 1,104,155
Facebook Like 952 6,001 33,203 1,503,216
Google Plus One Platform 925 7,104 59,587 2,264,720
Lijit Widget 789 3,625 9,449 4,495
Twitter Tweet Button 766 4,550 23,519 1,229,321
Twitter Timeline 751 5,233 30,120 838,618
Typekit 749 5,297 31,208 1,691,859
Adobe Connect 668 3,127 8,741 291,645

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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.