Top 12 – 18th November 2020

On the 18th of November 2020 there were 58,134 plugins on WordPress.org

  • Akismet and Wordfence have swapped positions.
  • Up to 3 – Akismet – last updated 23rd Oct. 1.5 million dowloads that day.
  • Down to 4 – Wordfence – last updated 21st Oct – the day I did my extract.
  • There are 7 times more plugins than there are themes ( 7,956 ).

Total downloads: 4,759,937,036

Position Plugin Total downloads
12 updraftplus 42,369,787
11 optinmonster 42,481,776
10 wpforms-lite 56,252,053
9 all-in-one-seo-pack 71,591,500
8 google-analytics-for-wordpress 77,733,286
7 elementor 81,575,717
6 woocommerce 115,936,693
5 contact-form-7 161,614,690
4 wordfence 179,132,849
3 akismet 179,632,122
2 jetpack 203,446,117
1 wordpress-seo 284,467,672

Grouped by total downloads

Groups: downloads
1->10 24
10->100 1449
100->1000 20217
1000->10000 24851
10000->100000 8820
100000->1000000 2250
1000000->10000000 459
10000000->100000000 58
100000000->1000000000 6

Last updated

Groups: last_updated
2020 17908
2019 6371
2018 4606
2017 4238
2016 4749
2015 4337
2014 3808
2013 2865
2012 2812
2011 2293
2010 1832
2009 1345
2008 642
2007 227
2006 32
2005 63
2004 6

WordPress version compatibility

Version Requires Tested
0.70 to 2.9 20445 4470
3.0 to 3.9 13154 10033
4.0 to 4.9 18080 17960
5.0 1970 1473
5.1 404 1187
5.2 664 3317
5.3 379 3194
5.4 211 4705
5.5 165 9968
5.6 1 278
Other 2659 1525
Other+ 2 23
5.8 0 1

Star ratings

Groups: rating
5 19823
4 6077
3 2519
2 678
1 1090
0 27947