Downloads from Plugins Directory

Screenshot of the Plugin Directory still showing the number of downloads.
Plugin directory in 1st April in 2015 (Source:

Between 2007 and 2017, in addition to the number of plugins published, one could also see the number of plugins downloaded on the Plugins Directory.



External Content


  • plugin_directory_date: (date) Sampling date.
  • plugin_directory_downloads: (int) WordPress trend.


This data were deleted from on the web from March 2017.

Last update

Last date sampled: 13/04/2024



The following plot shows the evolution of the number of downloads over this period of time for which public download data is available.

These are raw data, downloaded directly from Wayback Machine, so no manipulation of the data has been done, nor have any errors been corrected.