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:

PluginDownloads
akismet41870866
contact-form-733264457
all-in-one-seo-pack25340154
wordpress-seo23888967
jetpack20854957
google-sitemap-generator17770697
nextgen-gallery13895137
wordpress-importer12126051
woocommerce11542164
wordfence10655259
google-analytics-for-wordpress10436289
wp-super-cache9031498

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.