Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,507 41,306 386,216 30,324,388
Google Tag Manager 2,834 21,683 124,037 2,039,647
Font Awesome 2,680 22,556 210,157 13,961,607
Wordpress Plugins 2,329 20,910 213,685 14,942,999
Twemoji 1,690 15,822 162,441 5,510,315
Facebook Sharer 1,550 8,981 39,710 1,395,454
Sitelinks Search Box 1,426 13,584 109,175 4,524,839
Facebook Like Button 1,406 10,161 54,246 2,049,757
AddThis 1,388 11,398 57,152 1,642,545
Pinterest 1,332 8,559 40,818 1,158,665
Yoast Plugins 1,248 10,091 86,147 4,585,396
reCAPTCHA 1,233 8,543 45,548 1,104,155
Facebook Like 1,020 7,100 37,532 1,503,216
Google Plus One Platform 987 8,064 55,834 2,264,720
Smart App Banner 986 3,708 11,473 177,256
Twitter Tweet Button 933 6,432 31,736 1,229,321
Lijit Widget 797 3,997 10,645 4,495
Twitter Timeline 760 5,430 28,160 838,618
Typekit 758 5,479 32,313 1,691,859
Adobe Connect 697 3,192 8,810 298,852

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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.