These are the figures for the extract taken at 11 am (UTC) on the 19th January.
Total downloads: 4,979,794,242
Top 12 plugins – total downloads and active
Grouped by total downloads
WordPress version compatibility
I’m just testing my brand new SB Chart block plugin. It diplays charts: Line, Bar, Horizontal bar and Pie. I’m going to use it in my monthly top 12 plugins report.
On the 16th of December 2020 there were 58,121 plugins on wordpress.org. Or 57,993… depending on where you looked.
- Akismet and Wordfence have swapped positions again. With Wordfence up to 3rd.
- And Updraft Plus has overtaken OptinMonster in 11th place.
- Six plugins have achieved more than 100 million downloads.
- Fewer than 6% of the plugins have been tested with WordPress 5.6.
- Just over a quarter have been tested with this year’s WordPress releases: 5.4, 5.5 & 5.6.
- 69 plugins have been downloaded more than 10 million times.
- The twenty most popular words used in plugin names are: wp, for, woocommerce, widget, post, wordpress, simple, custom, plugin, and, by, to, posts, image, form, easy, page, social google and admin. Used between 5000 and 750 times.
quiz appears 51 times on its own and 24 times as part of other words. eg quizzes – 5 and quizz – 3 times.
- For some reason, in today’s extract, Google XML Sitemaps appears twice – in positions 21 and 22.
Total downloads: 4,907,197,347
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 ).
On the 21st of October 2020 there were 57,803 plugins on wordpress.org.
- OptinMonster has overtaken UpdraftPlus.
- Elementor has overtaken Google Analytics for WordPress.
- Jetpack has reached 200 million downloads.
- WordPress SEO total downloads has increased by 77 million in the past 12 months.
Total downloads: 4,653,582,090
On 16th September 2020 there were 57,403 plugins on wordpress.org.
- All-in-One WP Migration has been replaced by OptinMonster, at number 12.
- Elementor has moved up to 8, leaving All in One SEO Pack at 9.
- Wordfence has overtaken Akismet to get into the top 3.
- Over 500 plugins have been downloaded more than 1 million times.
- Apparently one plugin has been tested with WordPress 5.8!
Total downloads: 4,544,345,395
My first single block plugin is called SB Children block. I noticed there were quite a few blocks with the SB prefix.
On 19th August 2020 there were 57,086 plugins ( 57,013 officially ).
- That’s 100 fewer plugins than last month.
- The top 12 are still in the same order as July, June and May
- WooCommerce download has now exceeded 100 million.
- WordPress 5.5 was released on 11th August 2020.
- Over 4,000 plugins ( 7% ) have been tested with WordPress 5.5.
- and of those 32 require that version.
- 48% of all the plugins haven’t been rated.
- The next plugin to reach 10 million downloads will probably be WooCommerce Admin.
Total downloads: 4,438,512,436
Paul Tansom was looking for recommendations for free booking plugins.
Something for people to be able to book sessions for cycle repair (probably other things in time) for a community group (hence the free bit).