The total downloads of Yoast SEO ( aka WordPress SEO ) just exceeded 300 million. That’s over 70 million dowloads in the last 12 months.
- 70 million downloads in a year is an enormous figure.
- Only 10 plugins have achieved 70 million in total.
- Yoast SEO’s average downloads a month is 5.8 million.
- Only 111 plugins of 58,434 have achieved that figure in their lifetime .
- Per day that’s just over 190 thousand.
- 1885 plugins have achieved this total in their lifetime.
- 95% of all plugins haven’t reached this figure.
Here’s last year.
It’s pretty amazing really. Here are the last few days. Note the big spike today – version 15.8 was released 11 hours ago. Downloads so far today are 1.2 million.