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 47,500 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #9
Market share in Web Servers 0.54%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in GHS usage. (See GHS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added GHS +1,081
Websites that dropped GHS -1,141

Distribution by websites popularity

Google Host Server (GHS) detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 42 websites
Top 100k sites 522 websites
Top 1m sites 3,793 websites

Websites utilizing Google Host Server (GHS)

Top websites that use GHS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
ejohn.org United States of America 2,155
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
freetech4teachers.com United States of America 4,560
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 47,657 domains. Total 8,286,074 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with GHS on 7,157 domains. Total 4,852,013 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with GHS on 843 domains. Total 6,343,077 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with GHS on 528 domains. Total 2,850,667 domains found using Nginx
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with GHS on 467 domains. Total 4,050,253 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - JavaScript Libraries.
jQuery is used together with GHS on 447 domains. Total 3,817,076 domains found using jQuery


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