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 47,071 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 +2,261
Websites that dropped GHS -2,191

Distribution by websites popularity

Google Host Server (GHS) detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 37 websites
Top 100k sites 505 websites
Top 1m sites 3,804 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 47,071 domains. Total 8,702,930 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with GHS on 6,319 domains. Total 4,818,971 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with GHS on 953 domains. Total 6,622,159 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with GHS on 522 domains. Total 4,360,978 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Web Servers.
Nginx is used together with GHS on 501 domains. Total 3,206,110 domains found using Nginx
Category - Programming Languages.
PHP is used together with GHS on 480 domains. Total 3,965,788 domains found using PHP


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