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W3Techs - World Wide Web Technology Surveys

W3Techs provides information about the usage of various types of technologies on the web.

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Provide the most reliable and most extensive source of information on web technology usage.

In our web technology surveys you can see the most popular technologies in these categories.




Content Management Systems

Most popular content management systems

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.WordPress26.5%+0.1%59.6%+0.1%
2.Joomla2.7%6.0%
3.Drupal2.2%4.9%
4.Magento1.3%2.8%
5.Blogger1.2%2.6%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing content management systems since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.WordPress259
2.Shopify47
3.Squarespace42
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the content management surveys



Server-side Programming Languages

Most popular server-side programming languages

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.PHP82.1%
2.ASP.NET15.8%
3.Java2.7%
4.static files1.5%
5.ColdFusion0.7%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing server-side programming languages since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.JavaScript31
2.Java19
3.Python4
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the server-side language surveys



Client-side Programming Languages

Most popular client-side programming languages

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.JavaScript93.6%+0.2%
2.Flash8.2%-0.3%
3.Silverlight0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing client-side programming languages since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.JavaScript387
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the client-side language surveys



JavaScript Libraries

Most popular JavaScript libraries

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.JQuery70.6%+0.4%96.2%+0.1%
2.Bootstrap12.8%+0.6%17.5%+0.8%
3.Modernizr10.6%+0.2%14.4%+0.1%
4.MooTools3.4%-0.1%4.7%-0.1%
5.ASP.NET Ajax2.3%3.1%-0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing JavaScript libraries since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Bootstrap1,019
2.JQuery679
3.Modernizr248
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the JavaScript library surveys



Markup Languages

Most popular markup languages

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.HTML70.9%+1.4%
2.XHTML29.7%-1.3%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing markup languages since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.HTML54,079
2.HTML2,294
3.HTML Strict76
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the markup language surveys



Character Encodings

Most popular character encodings

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.UTF-887.4%+0.3%
2.ISO-8859-16.0%-0.2%
3.Windows-12511.8%
4.Shift JIS1.1%
5.Windows-12520.9%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing character encodings since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.UTF-8537
2.EUC-KR41
3.EUC-JP4
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the character encoding surveys



Image File Formats

Most popular image file formats

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.JPEG73.5%
2.PNG72.0%+0.5%
3.GIF39.6%-0.6%
4.SVG2.3%+0.3%
5.BMP0.3%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing image file formats since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.PNG827
2.SVG399
3.JPEG108
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the image file format surveys



Site Elements

Most popular site elements

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.CSS95.1%+0.1%
2.Compression68.6%+0.6%
3.Cookies50.2%+0.3%
4.ETag14.6%-0.1%
5.HTTP/28.9%+1.0%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing site elements since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.HTTP/21,752
2.Compression1,063
3.Gzip Compression1,054
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the site element surveys



SSL Certificate Authorities

Most popular SSL certificate authorities

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Comodo8.7%+0.3%40.2%-0.4%
2.Symantec Group5.0%-0.1%23.0%-1.7%
3.IdenTrust2.4%+1.2%11.3%+5.4%
4.GoDaddy Group2.3%10.6%-0.7%
5.GlobalSign1.5%-0.5%7.0%-2.4%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing SSL certificate authorities since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.IdenTrust2,067
2.Comodo413
3.Starfield64
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the SSL certificate authority surveys



Social Widgets

Most popular social widgets

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Facebook14.4%-0.4%55.3%-0.6%
2.Twitter10.3%-0.1%39.8%+0.2%
3.Google +17.7%-0.3%29.8%-0.4%
4.AddThis4.0%15.2%
5.Pinterest2.2%8.5%+0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing social widgets since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.ShareThis71
2.WhatsApp43
3.AddToAny41
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the social widget surveys



JavaScript Content Delivery Networks

Most popular JavaScript content delivery networks

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Google Hosted Libraries16.8%82.5%-0.8%
2.jQuery CDN2.8%13.9%+0.2%
3.CDNJS1.6%+0.3%7.7%+1.0%
4.Microsoft Ajax CDN0.3%1.4%
5.jsDelivr0.2%1.2%+0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing JavaScript content delivery networks since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.CDNJS361
2.jQuery CDN91
3.jsDelivr57
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the content delivery surveys



Traffic Analysis Tools

Most popular traffic analysis tools

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Google Analytics54.5%+0.1%83.3%+0.3%
2.Yandex.Metrika5.2%8.0%+0.1%
3.WordPress Stats4.4%6.8%+0.1%
4.LiveInternet3.3%-0.1%5.1%-0.1%
5.New Relic1.8%2.7%-0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing traffic analysis tools since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Google Analytics243
2.Yandex.Metrika54
3.WordPress Stats48
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the traffic analysis tool surveys



Advertising Networks

Most popular advertising networks

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Google Ads17.1%-0.2%84.5%+0.1%
2.Amazon Associates0.9%4.4%-0.2%
3.AdRoll0.7%3.4%
4.ExoClick0.4%2.2%+0.1%
5.Skimlinks0.2%-0.1%1.2%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing advertising networks since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.ExoClick17
2.PopCash5
3.Atomx4
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the advertising network surveys



Tag Managers

Most popular tag managers

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.Google Tag Manager5.2%+0.3%91.3%+0.3%
2.Adobe DTM0.2%3.6%
3.Yahoo Tag Manager0.2%3.1%
4.Signal0.1%1.7%-0.1%
5.Tealium0.1%1.6%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing tag managers since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Google Tag Manager563
2.Adobe DTM21
3.Yahoo Tag Manager15
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the tag manager surveys



Web Servers

Most popular web servers

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.Apache52.0%-0.4%
2.Nginx30.6%+0.4%
3.Microsoft-IIS12.0%
4.LiteSpeed2.3%
5.Google Servers1.3%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing web servers since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Nginx642
2.Tomcat31
3.Node.js30
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the web server surveys



Operating Systems

Most popular operating systems

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.Unix67.0%-0.4%
2.Windows33.0%+0.4%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing operating systems since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Windows586
2.Ubuntu557
3.Linux149
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the operating system surveys



Web Hosting Providers

Most popular web hosting providers

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.GoDaddy Group5.3%
2.Amazon4.3%
3.OVH4.2%
4.Endurance Group3.9%-0.1%
5.Hetzner3.1%+0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing web hosting providers since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Host Europe310
2.Neustar168
3.Sakura146
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the web hosting surveys



Reverse Proxy Services

Most popular reverse proxy services

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
market
share
change since
1 June 2016
1.CloudFlare4.8%+0.2%70.9%-0.8%
2.Akamai0.9%+0.1%12.5%-0.6%
3.Incapsula0.4%+0.1%5.6%+0.8%
4.Amazon CloudFront0.2%3.4%+0.1%
5.DOSarrest0.1%2.0%+0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing reverse proxy services since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.CloudFlare363
2.Incapsula122
3.Quantil37
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the reverse proxy surveys



Top Level Domains

Most popular top level domains

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1..com49.0%-0.3%
2..ru5.2%
3..net4.6%-0.1%
4..org4.5%
5..de3.0%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing top level domains since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1..jp135
2..org107
3..kr90
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the top level domain surveys



Server Locations

Most popular server locations

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.United States42.3%-0.2%
2.Germany8.6%
3.Japan5.3%+0.2%
4.Russian Federation4.8%
5.France4.6%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing server locations since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Japan330
2.Republic of Korea (South Korea)162
3.Netherlands102
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the server location surveys



Content Languages

Most popular content languages

© W3Techs.comusagechange since
1 June 2016
1.English53.2%-0.3%
2.Russian6.4%
3.German5.4%-0.1%
4.Japanese5.4%+0.2%
5.Spanish4.8%-0.1%
percentages of sites


Fastest growing content languages since 1 June 2016

© W3Techs.comsites
1.Japanese328
2.Persian139
3.Korean129
daily number of additional sites
in the top 10 million

Find more details in the content language surveys


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