Top 12 WordPress plugins

Today, 22 December 2015, according to WordPress.org there are 42,001 plugins on WordPress.org.
Total downloads: 1,126,080,405.

The top 12 plugins are:

Plugin Downloads
akismet 41870866
contact-form-7 33264457
all-in-one-seo-pack 25340154
wordpress-seo 23888967
jetpack 20854957
google-sitemap-generator 17770697
nextgen-gallery 13895137
wordpress-importer 12126051
woocommerce 11542164
wordfence 10655259
google-analytics-for-wordpress 10436289
wp-super-cache 9031498

Note: There is still a discrepancy between the figures shown on wordpress.org and my figures which were obtained by downloading information using the wordpress.org API.

  • Plugins: 41,992 versus 42,001
  • Total downloads: 1,048,261,884 versus 1,126,080,405.

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