Static File Front End (SFFE)

Category - Web Servers

Static File Front End (SFFE) is a proprietary web server software that Google uses for its web infrastructure.

Technology usage statistics

Websites using SFFE 1,777 websites
Most popular in the country United States of America
Market position in Web Servers #30
Market share in Web Servers <0.1%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in SFFE usage. (See SFFE Usage Changes report)
Websites that added SFFE +16
Websites that dropped SFFE -32

Distribution by websites popularity

Static File Front End (SFFE) detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 100 websites
Top 100k sites 158 websites
Top 1m sites 417 websites

Websites utilizing Static File Front End (SFFE)

Top websites that use SFFE

Domain Country Rank Contacts
ajax.googleapis.com United States of America 10
maps.googleapis.com United States of America 24
fonts.gstatic.com United States of America 31
blogger.com United States of America 61
code.google.com United States of America 66
chrome.google.com United States of America 85
See full domain list

Market Share

SFFE market share within the Web Servers category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.






Technology Information

  • Name - Static File Front End (SFFE)
  • Category - Web Servers
  • Developer -

Alternative Names

  • SFFE
  • Static File Front End

Static File Front End (SFFE) often used together with


Category - Document Encoding.
UTF-8 is used together with SFFE on 1,752 domains. Total 8,853,308 domains found using UTF-8
Category - Mobile.
Viewport Meta is used together with SFFE on 980 domains. Total 5,033,722 domains found using Viewport Meta
Category - Font Scripts.
Google Font API is used together with SFFE on 257 domains. Total 2,547,966 domains found using Google Font API
Category - Document Standards.
JavaScript is used together with SFFE on 208 domains. Total 6,741,983 domains found using JavaScript
Category - Document Standards.
HTML5 Tags is used together with SFFE on 190 domains. Total 4,452,760 domains found using HTML5 Tags
Category - Document Standards.
Description Meta is used together with SFFE on 179 domains. Total 3,705,311 domains found using Description Meta


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