Shift JIS

Category - Document Encoding

Shift JIS (Shift Japanese Industrial Standards) is a character encoding for Japanese language.



We have discovered 451,466 live websites that are using Shift JIS.

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Technology usage statistics

Websites using Shift JIS 451,466 websites
Most popular in the country Japan
Market position in Document Encoding #5
Market share in Document Encoding 0.48%

Technology adoption

Recent changes in Shift JIS usage. (See Shift JIS Usage Changes report)
Websites that added Shift JIS +890
Websites that dropped Shift JIS -4,367

Distribution by websites popularity

Shift JIS detection in the top websites by popularity
Top 10k sites 16 websites
Top 100k sites 218 websites
Top 1m sites 2,997 websites

Websites utilizing Shift JIS

Top websites that use Shift JIS

Domain Country Rank Contacts
thumbnail.image.rakuten.co.jp United States of America 2,025
blog.ss-blog.jp United States of America 2,477
web.xaas3.jp Japan 5,209
kent-web.com Japan 5,464
ssl.form-mailer.jp Japan 5,649
ssl.xaas3.jp Japan 5,744
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Market Share

Shift JIS market share within the Document Encoding category

Geographical Distribution

Technology usage distribution by websites across the globe.







Alternative Names

  • Shift Japanese Industrial Standards


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