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: 59704

Position Plugin Total downloads Active Star Rating Tested up to
16 Rank Math SEO 85501916 2000000 4.9 6.4.3
17 Speed Optimizer 71856029 1000000 4.3 6.4.3
105 TablePress 14163757 800000 5 6.4.3
131 Enable Media Replace 10304528 600000 4.4 6.4.3
266 Hummingbird 4124802 100000 4.8 6.4.3
367 WebP Express 2896178 300000 4.4 6.3.3
1218 HTTP Headers 572967 40000 4.4 6.3.3
8354 Advanced Custom Fields: TablePress 22139 1000 4.8 4.5.31
10196 TablePress Extension: Chartist 15534 1000 5 5.9.9
19294 WP Activity Log Extension for TablePress 5024 200 0 6.2.4
26000 inDiv for TablePress 2856 300 0 5.6.13
51629 WP Hummingbird Purger 663 10 0
12 TOTALS 189466393

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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