Alexa – quite popular website among webmasters and bloggers. Alexa is a subsidiary of Amazon which decide ranking of website/blog free of cost. Lower the alexa rank more popular your website on web. One thing I like to add, Alexa Rank completely depend on your traffic. Though there are many ways by which you can increase your Alexa rank (I’m not discussing them here).
Alexa rank show number of visitors and number of page views which are calculated on 3-month period. To increase Alexa Rank you can install Alexa toolbar on internet browser and if you not want to install this toolbar you can add Alexa widget on your blog. This post focus on adding Alexa widget on your website/blog.
Step1: First go to Alexa and click on “Register” on right hand side of navigation menu (as shown below):
Step2: When you click on “Register” it open a new window (as shown below). Simply fill-up all the fields or you can use “Connect With Facebook” option to login (I’m using connect with facebook option)
Step3: After registering your account you see a window (as shown below) and click on “Add a Site now” to add a new site.
Step4: When you click on “Add a Site now” it open a new window (as shown below). Now you have to simply enter your site name in the space provided and click on “Claim your site” button.
Step5: When you click on “Claim your site” it open a new window (as shown below). Now you have two options to verify your site either to upload the text file in root directory or verify your meta tag (I’m using first option, i.e., uploading file in root directory).
Step6: Now log-in into cPanel by typing URL (http://www.domainname.com) and click on “File Manager” as shown below:
Step7: Now go to root directory and click on upload button to upload the text file.
Step8: I’m assuming that you have uploaded the file. After uploading the file click (step 5) click on “Verify my text file” button to verify.
Step9: Now click on “Site Tools” as shown above and it open a window like this and now click on “Alexa Site Widgets” as shown below:
Step10: When you click on “Alexa Site Widgets” it open a new window and now simply choose the widget.
Step11: Now copy the text and paste this code in your wp-admin panel (under widgets section):
Step12: Now log-in into wp-admin panel and go to “Appearance” and click on “Widgets” (as shown below):
Step13: When you click on “Widgets” it open a new window and paste the copied text as shown below:
Step14: Congratulations, you have successfully added the Alexa Widget on your blog.
If you face any problem do let me know in comment section and don’t forget to write a review of WebGuide4U (New Year Gift) on Alexa here
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