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Shadowbox Market Report

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How well do you know your market? Find out who your most promising prospects are, and how they look like. Discover in which parts of the market your competition thrives.

Our technology market report is a detailed monthly report on the usage of Shadowbox as JavaScript library on websites. The report comes via email as a PDF file and has over 140 pages covering this information:

  • JavaScript Libraries Industry Reports
    • Usage and Market Share Report
      How popular is each of the JavaScript libraries? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all 44 JavaScript libraries that we monitor. Also shows how much these figures changed compared to the last month and to the last year.
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of the JavaScript libraries change over time? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for all JavaScript libraries since January 2011.
    • Growth Rate Report
      Which are the fastest growing JavaScript libraries? Shows the current growth rates in the usage of all JavaScript libraries both in absolute figures and percentages in the last month and in the last year.
    • New Site Usage Report
      How popular is each of the JavaScript libraries among new sites? Shows percentages of usage and market shares for all JavaScript libraries among sites that were first visited in the last month, because they have only recently entered the top 10 million sites.
    • Top Site Usage Report
      Which JavaScript libraries are primarily used by high traffic sites? Shows for each JavaScript library the share of top sites among all the sites that use that specific JavaScript library.
  • Shadowbox Reports
    • Historical Trend Report
      How did the popularity of Shadowbox change from month to month? Shows tables and diagrams of monthly trends of usage and market shares for Shadowbox since August 2013.
    • Change Report
      Which percentage of sites switched from another JavaScript library to Shadowbox and vice versa? Shows the percentages of websites that recently changed between Shadowbox and other JavaScript libraries. It also shows examples of sites that made a change.
    • Ranking Breakdown Report
      Is the popularity of Shadowbox higher among high traffic sites? Shows usage and market shares of Shadowbox broken down by popularity ranges of the Alexa ranking, that is among the top 1 million sites, the top 100,000, the top 10,000 and the top 1,000 sites. Also shows the popularity rank of Shadowbox among all JavaScript libraries in these ranges and the most popular competing technology.
    • Market Position Report
      Where in the market diagram lies Shadowbox? Shows the market position of Shadowbox in terms of popularity and usage by high traffic sites, compared to the most popular JavaScript libraries.
    • Multiple JavaScript Libraries Usage Report
      How frequently are other JavaScript libraries used together with Shadowbox, and which ones? Shows statistics on the usage of Shadowbox together with other JavaScript libraries (if any). We identify here usage on the same site, not necessarily on the same page.
    • Cross-Technologies Breakdown and Segmentation Reports
      In which markets is Shadowbox particularily strong and which one is the most popular competing technology in each market? A set of reports evaluating the combined usage of two categories of web technologies. This shows, for example, the usage and market shares of Shadowbox on any top level domain compared to its usage on all websites and the most popular competing technology on each top level domain. Also shows the rank of Shadowbox among all JavaScript libraries for each top level domain, compared to its overall rank. Furthermore, this includes the ranking and percentages of all top level domains among all the sites that use Shadowbox.

      These detailed reports are available not only for top level domains, but also for the usage of Shadowbox broken down by

      • Content Management Systems
      • Server-side Programming Languages
      • Client-side Programming Languages
      • Markup Languages
      • Character Encodings
      • Image File Formats
      • Site Elements
      • Structured Data Formats
      • SSL Certificate Authorities
      • Social Widgets
      • JavaScript Content Delivery Networks
      • Traffic Analysis Tools
      • Advertising Networks
      • Tag Managers
      • Web Servers
      • Operating Systems
      • Web Hosting Providers
      • Reverse Proxy Services
      • Top Level Domains
      • Server Locations
      • Content Languages
    • Geographical Distribution Report
      How popular is Shadowbox in each country? Shows a colored world map indicating the usage percentage of Shadowbox by country.
    • List of the 300 most popular sites using Shadowbox including their usage of other JavaScript libraries (if any).
    • List of up to 130 popular sites that started using Shadowbox in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the JavaScript libraries they were using before (if any).
    • List of up to 300 popular sites that discontinued using Shadowbox in the last month (if there are that many sites in a month), including the JavaScript libraries they are using now (if any).

Please see technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys, and read our disclaimer to learn about possible incompleteness and inaccuracy of our data.

Table of Content

This is a preview of the current report's table of content.

1. About this Survey 3
2. Quick Summary 5
3. JavaScript Libraries, Industry Overviews 6
3.1. Usage Overview 6
3.2. Historical Trends 8
3.3. Growth Rates 16
3.4. New Site Usage 18
3.5. Top Site Usage 20
4. Shadowbox, Technology Market Reports 22
4.1. Historical Trends 22
4.2. Changes 28
4.3. Ranking Breakdown 29
4.4. Market Position 30
4.5. Multiple JavaScript Libraries Usage 31
4.6. Breakdown and Segmentation Reports 33
4.6.1. Content Management Systems 33
4.6.2. Server-side Programming Languages 43
4.6.3. Client-side Programming Languages 45
4.6.4. Markup Languages 47
4.6.5. Character Encodings 49
4.6.6. Image File Formats 51
4.6.7. Site Elements 53
4.6.8. Structured Data Formats 56
4.6.9. SSL Certificate Authorities 58
4.6.10. Social Widgets 61
4.6.11. JavaScript Content Delivery Networks 63
4.6.12. Traffic Analysis Tools 65
4.6.13. Advertising Networks 71
4.6.14. Tag Managers 75
4.6.15. Web Servers 77
4.6.16. Operating Systems 79
4.6.17. Web Hosting Providers 81
4.6.18. Reverse Proxy Services 107
4.6.19. Top Level Domains 109
4.6.20. Server Locations 121
4.6.21. Content Languages 129
4.7. Geographical Distribution 133
4.8. Popular Sites using Shadowbox 134
4.9. Sites using Shadowbox only recently 140
4.10. Sites that recently stopped using Shadowbox 143


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