September 2, 2017

How To Add Alexa Widget In WordPress Blog


Blogger can now add Alexa widget in WordPress using script or plugins. This post will explain how you can Embed an Alexa widget to https sites that have SSL certificate can improve the alexa rankings of the website. You can easily go to WordPress dashboard and add the below script to HTML widget. Otherwise go to Plugins and search for WordPress Plugin to Add Alexa Widget and install it in Wordpress.

Alexa stopped support for embedding this https widget on SSL websites (https://...). Many tutorials are there for adding alexa widget https to websites but this method will be very easier and effective for https websites with SSL support.

How To Add Alexa Widget In WordPress Blog

You need to add a Text Widget wherever you want the widget to appear.
Appearance > Widgets and drag the Text Widget

How To Embed Alexa Widget HTTPS

Copy the below script to a notepad.
<a href="http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/yoursite.com"><script type="text/javascript" src="https://code.checkandmate.net/ajax/ssl?u=http://xslt.alexa.com/site_stats/js/t/a?url=yoursite.com"></script></a>
Note: The script only support HTTPs websites with SSL support and not http websites. For adding alexa widget to http websites, visit Alexa Rank Widget HTML Code For Blogspot And Wordpress Sites. In that tutorial, details are given to Install Alexa Widget Showing Global Rank and Alexa Widget Shows Global Rank with Total number Site Links to non-https websites.

Change yoursite.com to your domain address.
Paste the edited code to your Blogspot Blog or Wordpress

To Add Alexa Rank Widget to Blogspot Blogs

You need to add a HTML/Gadget from Layout Option.
Layout > Add A Gadget > HTML/JavaScriptAdd

Save the changes.
Reload the website.
At first the code will appear as no data.
Reload again and you can see alexa widget with global traffic rank of your website.

How To Add Alexa Widget In WordPress Blog

This widget shows real time data and you can see changes in the traffic rank of your website. Not just increasing alexa ranking but of creating impressions for the visitors of your website.

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