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Plugins with Most Active Installs on WordPress.org Plugin Repository

If you want to know which plugins on the WordPress.org plugin repository have the highest number of active installs, you can see those here. The stats on this page are always current because they will be refreshed every seven days.

The plugins are ranked by the highest number of active installs. Please note that if two or more plugins have the same number of active installs, then those are ranked in order of the highest rating.

This list includes all plugins that have reached 1 million active installs and higher.

Each plugin lists its plugin name, author, number of active installs, and average rating.

Here is the list of the top most actively installed WordPress plugins:

These stats were generated from the WordPress.org API on January 17, 2019, 8:44 pm

RankPluginAuthorActive InstallsRating
1Yoast SEOTeam Yoast5 Million 4.9
2Akismet Anti-SpamAutomattic5 Million 4.7
3Contact Form 7Takayuki Miyoshi5 Million 4.2
4Jetpack by WordPress.comAutomattic5 Million 3.9
5WooCommerceAutomattic4 Million 4.6
6WordPress Importerwordpressdotorg4 Million 3
7Classic EditorWordPress Contributors2 Million 4.9
8Really Simple SSLRogier Lankhorst, Mark Wolters2 Million 4.9
9Google XML SitemapsArne Brachhold2 Million 4.9
10Duplicate PostEnrico Battocchi2 Million 4.9
11UpdraftPlus WordPress Backup PluginUpdraftPlus.Com, DavidAnderson2 Million 4.8
12Wordfence Security – Firewall & Malware ScanWordfence2 Million 4.8
13TinyMCE AdvancedAndrew Ozz2 Million 4.6
14All in One SEO PackMichael Torbert2 Million 4.4
15WP Super CacheAutomattic2 Million 4.3
16Google Analytics Dashboard Plugin for WordPress by MonsterInsightsMonsterInsights2 Million 4
17WP Multibyte PatchSeisuke Kuraishi1 Million 5
18Disable CommentsSamir Shah1 Million 4.9
19Duplicator – WordPress Migration PluginSnap Creek1 Million 4.9
20Contact Form by WPForms – Drag & Drop Form Builder for WordPressWPForms1 Million 4.9
21Advanced Custom FieldsElliot Condon1 Million 4.9
22MailChimp for WordPressibericode1 Million 4.9
23SiteOrigin Widgets BundleSiteOrigin1 Million 4.9
24Smush Image Compression and OptimizationWPMU DEV1 Million 4.8
25Page Builder by SiteOriginSiteOrigin1 Million 4.8
26Elementor Page BuilderElementor.com1 Million 4.8
27All-in-One WP MigrationServMask1 Million 4.7
28Limit Login AttemptsJohan Eenfeldt1 Million 4.6
29Regenerate ThumbnailsAlex Mills (Viper007Bond)1 Million 4.6
30WP Mail SMTP by WPFormsWPForms1 Million 4.4
31Ninja Forms – The Easy and Powerful Forms BuilderThe WP Ninjas1 Million 4.4
32Google Analytics Dashboard for WP by ExactMetrics (formerly GADWP)ExactMetrics1 Million 4.3
33W3 Total CacheFrederick Townes1 Million 4.3
34RedirectionJohn Godley1 Million 4.2
35Hello DollyMatt Mullenweg1 Million 2.6


I hope you enjoyed this compilation of the most actively installed WordPress.org plugins. This list will be automatically updated every seven days with current stats.

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By Isabel Castillo

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