My Favourite Plugin – WordPress Cambridge Meetup – 8 Nov 2021

Here’s a list of some of the plugins that were talked about at the meetup.

Chris Cox told us about Enable Media Replace, Simon Bragg talked about HTTP headers, then there was TablePress, and Internal Links Manager.

Also mentioned were plugins to eliminate unwanted JavaScript and CSS – Hummingbird.

Elliot Richmond told us about his WooCommerce checkout extension used to help couriers locate premises for local deliveries.

I, Herb Miller, mentioned a couple of plugins in “My Favourite Plugin”

Michael Noder included a link to a video about CloudFlare and a plugin called WP Auto Terms.

Total plugins: 59883

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
16 Rank Math SEO with AI SEO Tools 98143934 2000000 4.9 6.5.4
18 Speed Optimizer 75685894 1000000 4.2 6.5.4
101 TablePress 15358918 800000 5 6.5.4
135 Enable Media Replace 10507624 600000 4.4 6.5.4
264 Hummingbird 4429126 100000 4.8 6.5.4
360 WebP Express 3191862 300000 4.4 6.5.4
1217 HTTP Headers 591833 40000 4.4 6.3.4
8152 Advanced Custom Fields: TablePress 22702 1000 4.8 4.5.31
9998 TablePress Extension: Chartist 15868 1000 5 5.9.9
18992 WP Activity Log Extension for TablePress 5213 200 0 6.2.5
25779 inDiv for TablePress 2966 300 0 5.6.13
51219 WP Hummingbird Purger 707 10 0
12 TOTALS 207956647

Top 12 – 7th November 2021

Here’s the report for the Top 12 WordPress plugins by total downloads as of the 7th November 2021.

  • There’s been no change to the order since September.
  • Jetpack’s reached a quarter of a billion downloads.
  • The total downloads of the top 4 plugins (1046 million) is one sixth of the total plugin downloads from wordpress.org

Total downloads: 6,100,316,618

Plugins: 59330

Top 12 plugins – total downloads and active

Position Plugin Total downloads
12 all-in-one-wp-migration 63,146,457
11 really-simple-ssl 75,537,100
10 wpforms-lite 85,358,027
9 all-in-one-seo-pack 86,295,952
8 google-analytics-for-wordpress 103,475,285
7 elementor 139,784,516
6 woocommerce 158,989,882
5 contact-form-7 197,274,530
4 wordfence 216,749,457
3 akismet 222,415,845
2 jetpack 252,716,455
1 wordpress-seo 371,216,852

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