Google Host Server (GHS)

Category - Web Servers

Google Host Server (GHS) is a proprietary web server software that Google uses for its web infrastructure.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using GHS 48,273 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #9
Market share in Web Servers 0.49%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in GHS usage. (See GHS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added GHS +2,823
Websites that dropped GHS -2,810

Distribution by websites popularity

Google Host Server (GHS) detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 39 websites
Top 100k sites 509 websites
Top 1m sites 3,844 websites

Websites utilizing Google Host Server (GHS)

Top websites that use GHS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
ejohn.org United States of America 2,155
meiobit.com United States of America 2,455
chromeexperiments.com United States of America 2,470
doubleclickbygoogle.com United States of America 2,602
orkut.com United States of America 3,559
womentechmakers.com United States of America 3,628
See full domain list

Market Share

GHS market share within the Web Servers category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Technology Information

  • Name - Google Host Server (GHS)
  • Category - Web Servers
  • Developer -
  • Wikipedia - GHS

Alternative Names

  • GHS
  • Google Host Server

Google Host Server (GHS) often used together with


Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with GHS on 48,823 domains. Total 8,492,902 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Web Mail.
Google Workspace is used together with GHS on 14,834 domains. Total 991,970 domains found using Google Workspace
Category - Name Server.
Google Cloud DNS is used together with GHS on 12,633 domains. Total 69,001 domains found using Google Cloud DNS
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with GHS on 8,859 domains. Total 5,208,980 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Name Server.
GoDaddy DNS is used together with GHS on 8,824 domains. Total 762,642 domains found using GoDaddy DNS
Category - Domain Verification.
Google Site Verification is used together with GHS on 6,216 domains. Total 1,604,371 domains found using Google Site Verification


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