I chose Simple Owl Carousel for performance on cwiccer. But it was no good. It didn’t lazy load the images.
On the 12th September 2021 there were 58,917 plugins in the wordpress.org plugin repository.
- 200 more than in July.
- Akismet has overtaken WordFence again – up one to position 3.
- Total downloads for WordPress SEO has exceeded 350 million.
These are the figures from an extract taken at 16:00 UTC.
Total downloads: 4,980,726,935
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 14th June 2020 there were 56,743 plugins.
- WordPress SEO has recently exceeded a quarter of a billion downloads.
- The Top 12 are in the same order as in May.
- Two more plugins have reached 10 million downloads:
Total downloads: 4,222,132,145
In response to a question at the WordPress Portsmouth Meetup – Hands on Problem Solving clinic, here’s the top 20 plugins which include
spam in their plugin name or short description.