Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,566 39,812 402,420 25,769,582
Font Awesome 2,591 20,769 202,010 10,108,836
Google Tag Manager 2,472 15,481 107,141 1,692,464
Wordpress Plugins 2,411 20,428 277,379 13,615,190
Facebook Like Button 1,620 10,453 171,731 2,366,051
Twemoji 1,616 14,327 160,562 4,304,845
AddThis 1,496 19,002 120,911 1,866,315
Sitelinks Search Box 1,380 10,346 113,160 3,450,737
Google Plus One Platform 1,337 9,519 142,364 2,572,379
Facebook Sharer 1,308 6,634 83,811 1,277,744
Yoast Plugins 1,289 9,993 114,408 4,009,885
Pinterest 1,266 6,995 75,933 953,650
TRUSTe 1,237 6,691 20,322 4,443
Facebook Like 1,204 7,446 161,611 1,681,655
Lijit Widget 1,127 4,877 13,237 5,283
Smart App Banner 1,053 3,901 17,891 150,383
Twitter Tweet Button 971 5,700 126,771 1,309,742
reCAPTCHA 956 5,295 68,439 731,772
Twitter Timeline 866 5,935 51,491 906,466
Google Plus One Button 846 6,171 135,377 1,803,975

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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.