Trends Update

Wix App Tracking

We now cover over 230 Wix Apps! Wix is a really popular CMS web app system and it has a growing library of apps you can install for it, from simple Like buttons to more complex AB Testing and Conversion Optimization tools. You can see and search for them here – https://builtwith.com/wix

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Schema Coverage

We’ve started covering Schema.org schemas – not all websites use them but some do. They include things like MedicalBusiness and SportsClub – these are defined bits of indexable data that allow robots like Google to know the content of the site. See them all here – https://trends.builtwith.com/framework/schema The picture above is of a woman using […]

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Shopify Themes

We’re now tracking all of the themes listed in the Shopify Theme Store on BuiltWith. These default themes are sometime free, sometime paid for which we indicate in detailed profiles. We’re also tracking ‘Custom Theme’ which means that the site has developed or paid someone to develop their own theme for their Shopify Store! You […]

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Careers

The new Careers Tracking lets you find sites that link to a “Careers” or “Work for Us” or “Vacancies” style links from the homepage of websites. This new tracking method can be quite useful when trying to find sites that have job opportunities or even just have the capacity to hire people. You can see […]

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Technology Awards

We’ve just added a new section to BuiltWith Trends called ‘Awards’ – that lets you quickly see where a technology is popular for example – This is generally just interesting and it also gives some feedback about where a technology might be popular (for example it will tell you if a technology is number 1 […]

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New Trends Charts

We’ve changed the way we compile and show trends data for web technology usage across the top sites on BuiltWith. For the past 10 years the method we’d used for compiling the Trends data was to, index the top sites, then report how many of those sites were using the technology from that run. This […]

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Privacy Compliance Tracking

“We’ve updated our privacy policy”  we’ve all seen that a thousand times this week. With that in mind we’ve just added a new category under widgets called “Privacy Compliance” that tracks all of the cookie compliance, GDPR Company and Privacy related technologies that have emerged and are now emerging, this includes the IAB’s Content Manager […]

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JavaScript Indexing

To keep up to date with what runs on a website we’ve added new tracking to see the scripts used. This method of indexing allows us to add 1000’s of new technologies to the tracking by going beyond in-memory javascript objects to viewing the actual code loaded but potentially not instantiated by the website itself. […]

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Shopify Apps

We’ve added tracking for over 100 Shopify Apps as listed on the Shopify App Marketplace. The top in use Shopify Market Place Apps can be seen at https://trends.builtwith.com/shop/shopify-app and of course are fully accessible to download the lists of sites using these specific Shopify Apps on BuiltWith TrendsPro.  

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Stand Out Technologies October 2017

  When we update the Entire Internet trends we try and find some interesting technologies companies that are showing promise. You can do this analysis yourself using our Investor Center tool – that allows you to browse technology total changes for technologies across any period of time across any group of sites we track, top […]

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Publicly Traded Companies Technology Tracking

BuiltWith tracks web technology penetration across the entire internet. Some of those technologies are owned and run by public companies, some public companies have parts of their systems in trackable web technologies, like Facebook, Google, Akamai – however their main business components are not as easily trackable. However some public companies have their majority operations […]

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Ads.txt Tracking

We’ve just added tracking for the IABs ads.txt specification. The IAB’s mission is to increase transparency in the programmatic advertising ecosystem by allowing websites to create a public record of who it has direct and reseller relationships with, making it harder for counterfeit inventory to be shown on websites. We’ll be tracking the uptake of […]

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