Alexa is the most common and popular option to check the popularity and ranking of a website. Most big brands and businesses decides the value of your website based on Alexa ranking. So, it’s a good thing if you place an Alexa widget on your blog or website to display the site ranking.
You would have seen a small Alexa widget in the sidebar or footer of many popular websites. Do know why? There are many big reasons (I mean benefits) of adding Alexa widgets on the website.
- It sparkles you sincerity and honestly to readers
- Leaves a great impression if you’ve a superb Alexa rank
- New readers won’t be needed to check your Alexa rank manually
- Works like a magic for emerging blogs to increase Alexa rank
Now, you would be thinking that how Alexa rank widget can improve website’s ranking? So, let me tell you that Alexa widget helps Alexa to keep exact count of visitors on your blog, and that’s why for the new emerging blogs adding Alexa Widget can be helpful to easily and quickly improve the Alexa rank.
[UPDATE: Alexa stopped supporting rank widgets from October 26, 2016. That’s why this article won’t work for anyone and if someone tries to add Alexa rank widget to their website, it will show just a blank space instead of the ranking data.]
Add Alexa Widget Using HTML Code
Adding Alexa widget to your WordPress blog or website is the easiest task ever. Even this time you don’t need to install any plugin. In fact, just with a simple HTML code you will be able to display your Alexa ranking to your visitors.
Check out the following HTML code:
All you need to replace allusefulinfo.com with your website domain and put the whole code at the place on your blog where you want to display your Alexa rank. In case of WordPress, if you want to display Alexa rank in your blog sidebar or footer, just drag and drop the Text Widget to the sidebar or footer and paste the above mentioned code by replacing allusefulinfo.com with your website address.
Similarly if you want to show your sites linking too, copy and paste the following code in the text widget by replacing allusefulinfo.com to your website URL.
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Add Alexa Rank Widget Using WordPress Plugin
In case case you love to use WordPress plugins and want to make the task more easier, you can use a third party WordPress plugin known as Alexa Rank Widget.
All you need to install and activate this plugin and from the Widgets manager (Appearance » Widgets) you can set it to show your website’s Alexa rank very easily, just like the following screenshot.
That’s all about displaying the Alexa rank on your WordPress blog or website! Isn’t it simple? Now always keep an eye on your blog’s Alexa rank and let visitors stay updated of the same.