Alexa Widget for WordPress – Installation and Benefits

Alexa widget wordpress

In this post, I will guide you to install the Alexa widget on your WordPress blog.

Firstly, let us know the importance of Alexa widget; you may know that Alexa only counts traffic from visitors who have Alexa toolbar, or websites with Alexa widget. You cannot make visitors install the toolbar, but rather you can install the Alexa toolbar on your site or blog.

Either you should have an Alexa widget by yourself or have visitors who have the Alexa toolbar installed, to increase Alexa traffic rank. Therefore, it’s better to have an Alexa widget on your site.

Benefits of Alexa rank and installing Alexa widgets

  1. Increases Alexa rank.
  2. Increase in Alexa rank attracts direct advertisers to your site.
  3. You will make money blogging.
  4. Google also takes account of Alexa rank while ranking sites or blogs in SERPs.
  5. Alexa widget acts as a substitute for encouraging visitors to install Alexa toolbar.
  6. Alexa is Amazon based site, in future, you may get benefit from Amazon, if your Alexa rank is higher.
  7. Competitor’s awareness and exposure will be increased.
  8. Alexa ratings, acts as a trust signal for your site or blog.

Widget code for Alexa Widgets

There was an Alexa widget code generator at Alexa>site owners. Now the tool is removed. So here, the widget codes, for some dimensions.

Alexa widget

Alexa site info widget Alexa widget showcases the Alexa traffic rank of your blog. It helps in determining, how popular your site or blog. If your blog is new, wait for some time to get decent Alexa rank and then install the Alexa widget. 120 x 95

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Installing Alexa Rank Widget Plugin for WordPress

Alternatively, to ease out the process, you can make use of Alexa Rank Widget Plugin for WordPress. After activating the plugin head over to widgets section under appearance. Add Alexa rank widget to your sidebar.


Alexa widget plugin WordPress


You can set the size and name of the widget as you can notice in the screenshot.

Alexa review widgets

With the help of these widgets, visitors can review your site on Alexa, so that you can increase your rankings in Alexa. Alexa ratings and reviews are important and are the signals of trust. Small Alexa review widget

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Final words
If you have low Alexa rank, including Alexa rank widget may not be recommended. Then consider adding the Alexa review widget so that visitors may review your site and in turn, it increases Alexa rankings. No doubt, that high Alexa rank boosts your earnings, organic traffic. Once your Alexa rank is above 1k you should be aware of spam advertisers, who ask you some space on your site or blog. If you have any doubts in implementing Alexa widget on your blog or site, do comment.


11 thoughts on “Alexa Widget for WordPress – Installation and Benefits

  1. Ya Akshay alexa review tool is important tool to inmprovement in our ALexa ranking and it should add positively in our blog. you have explained very neatly. so, thanks for sharing.

  2. Thanks akshay

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