Widget Usage Statistics

Statistics for websites using Widget technologies

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

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
Google Font API 4,151 36,189 352,750 28,160,534
Font Awesome 2,499 20,263 206,532 13,114,543
Google Tag Manager 2,460 15,757 108,678 1,883,927
Wordpress Plugins 2,258 19,566 209,533 14,533,444
Twemoji 1,436 12,917 118,610 3,711,386
Sitelinks Search Box 1,351 11,295 115,075 4,214,776
Facebook Like Button 1,305 8,516 54,583 2,205,250
AddThis 1,300 13,334 53,662 1,726,023
Facebook Sharer 1,195 5,998 28,722 1,390,285
Yoast Plugins 1,194 9,368 90,362 4,416,432
Pinterest 1,102 6,197 31,614 1,109,325
Facebook Like 967 6,092 39,764 1,621,805
Google Plus One Platform 960 8,247 62,947 2,487,525
Smart App Banner 955 3,407 12,490 175,460
reCAPTCHA 950 5,401 29,351 1,050,369
Twitter Tweet Button 788 4,677 26,566 1,310,569
Twitter Timeline 756 5,274 34,214 860,270
Typekit 734 5,128 30,250 1,591,466
Lijit Widget 668 2,998 7,717 4,821
Google Plus One Button 639 4,989 34,594 1,733,550

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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.