A short while ago, the total number of plugin downloads from wordpress.org exceeded 5 BILLION.
Herb Miller – reporting on output from wp-top12 – 24th January 2021
Since mid October 2019, I’ve been extracting information from wordpress.org in order to find the top 12 most downloaded plugins.
The figure’s been approaching 5 billion a few days now. In my most recent extract the total download for 58,370 plugins was 5,000,078,534.
Here’s a chart of the history.