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How to Create Alexa Rank Widget for your Blog

How to Create Alexa Rank Widget for your Blog

Google page rank and Alexa rank are couple of those factors which decide the popularity of blogs on Paper. Alexa seems to be undergoing lots of changes (Improvements) and recently Alexa got new design and because of this people who were using old Alexa widget are not working perfectly.

Alexa service offers a widget for Bloggers which they can embed on their blog. Personally, I have seen lots improvement in my Alexa ranking after putting Alexa widget on my blog. This actually helps Alexa to keep exact count of visitors on your blog. If you have not added Alexa widget, I would suggest you to add it on your blog.

Getting back to the topic, Alexa added a new way to add widget on your blog. Alexa added a new section for Site owners which can be used to verify the ownership and add and edit details about your site. This is very useful, if you have a good alexa ranking site, you can add detailed detail about your site and make your site Alexa profile look more professional.

You can grab ad codes for Alexa widget on your blog by going to this link. Click on Alexa site widgets, add your site link and grab the code to be embedded on your blog. You have different widget options and sizes for widget. Here is the code you can use to create Alexa widget for your blog, and make sure replace shoutmeloud.com with your domain name.

WordPress Plugin to Add Alexa Widget

There is also a 3rd party free Alexa WordPress plugin which you can use to show your Alexa rank in sidebar. This free plugin can be downloaded from here and once you have installed and activate it, go to your WordPress widgets section and drag drop the Alexa Rank widget in your sidebar. All you need to configure here is the domain name. Replace default domain name with your existing domain name. Here is screenshot of the plugin settings ( Available as widget only)

Alexa WordPress plugin

When you update the info, you need to provide email address which include your domain address. If you have not created your domain Email address, read: How to create domain email address.

That;s it, not watch your Alexa ranking improving every day.

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  • rajni

    Thanks Harsh for sharing this info.. i have heard that installing alexa widget to ur site also increases rankings and was looking to download alexa widget but didn’t knew how to do it… searched on google ur site showed up n i came here and all i was searching for i got it… Keep up the good work.. cheers

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  • midhun

    Does adding an alexa widget on my website have any good effect on my rank?

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    • Harsh Agrawal

      @Midhun
      Yah it helps Alexa to collect detailed traffic of your blog and helps in getting better rank.

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  • Ankur Agrawal

    Sir, this website is awesome. The type of tutorials and the information here are exactly what a newcomer/newbie in blogging wants. I am going through all the little posts like how to add a Facebook like box in your site to how to submit your site to alexa etc and I can see improvement in my blog. Thanks for all the valuable articles.

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  • Pankaj

    Agree with Mehedi Hasan. I am not able to find a way to add alexa widget. I think it’s not free anymore. They redirect it to plan and pricing page. They are providing 30 days trial. Any clue?

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  • Mehedi Hasan

    It’s difficult to find alexa widget for website at new UI of alexa website. I think its not working anymore.

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  • Jerome Nazareno

    Hello Sir, this is a nice post and website with nice niche, anyway regarding to your post or link provided to redirect to the widget it seems i cant find the widget where to add a code for it to my site nurseinfos.com . Hope you can reply. I will subscribe to this ;)

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  • Thomas Zinsavage

    Great info here on Alexa. You may have to update it though as just a few days ago you could do this for the widget. Now with the Alexa site changes I do not see the option anymore for the widget to show traffic rankings. Maybe I overlooked it, but doesn’t look like you can for free anymore.

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  • Monu Saifi

    Thanks to providing tips for create alexa widget in wordpress. These tips are really good and easy to understand.
    Thanks again

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