Add Google PageRank and Alexa Rank Icons to your web site - FREE!
TERMS: The code must be added to your pages as-is. Do not edit/modify the code in any way. Since we serve the icons and use our resources to retrieve your alexa or google rank we automatically verify the code on a regular basis. Violating sites will be disconnected from the tool. This tool only retrieves your Google PR/Alexa Rank and displays it on your web site, it does not store and/or retrieve any other information about your web site!
- Locate your favourite display style below.
- Copy the HTML code next to the style and paste it on every web site page where you want the rank icon(s) to appear.
- You can paste the code on your homepage and on any page on your web site. You can use it on 1 or unlimited pages.
- The code displays the current Google PageRank and/or Alexa Rank of every page its added to.
Google PageRank Icon
Alexa Rank Icon
What is Google PageRank?
PageRank is a patented method to assign a numerical weighting to each element of a hyperlinked set of documents, such as the World Wide Web. Google runs on a unique combination of advanced hardware and software. The speed of google search we experience can be attributed in part to the efficiency of their search algorithm and partly to the thousands of low cost PC's they've networked together to create a superfast search engine.
The heart of their software / search algorithm is PageRank, a system for ranking web pages developed by Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin at Stanford University. And while they have dozens of engineers working to improve every aspect of Google on a daily basis, PageRank continues to provide the basis for all of our web search tools.
Google PageRank Explained
PageRank relies on the uniquely democratic nature of the web by using its vast link structure as an indicator of an individual page's value. In essence, Google interprets a link from page A to page B as a vote, by page A, for page B. But, Google looks at more than the sheer volume of votes, or links a page receives; it also analyzes the page that casts the vote. Votes cast by pages that are themselves "important" weigh more heavily and help to make other pages "important."
Important, high-quality sites receive a higher PageRank, which Google remembers each time it conducts a search. Of course, important pages mean nothing to you if they don't match your query. So, Google combines PageRank with sophisticated text-matching techniques to find pages that are both important and relevant to your search. Google goes far beyond the number of times a term appears on a page and examines all aspects of the page's content (and the content of the pages linking to it) to determine if it's a good match for your query.
Google Toolbar PageRank
The Google Toolbar's PageRank feature displays a visited page's PageRank as a whole number between 0 and 10. Google has not disclosed the precise method for determining a Toolbar PageRank value. Google representatives, such as engineer Matt Cutts, have publicly indicated that the Toolbar PageRank is republished about once every three months, indicating that the Toolbar PageRank values are generally unreliable measurements of actual PageRank value for most periods of the year.
What is Alexa Traffic Rank?
Alexa computes traffic rankings by analyzing the Web usage of millions of Alexa Toolbar users. The information is sorted, sifted, anonymized, counted, and computed, until, finally, the traffic rankings are calculated that are shown in the Alexa service. The traffic rank is based on three months of aggregated historical traffic data from millions of Alexa Toolbar users and is a combined measure of page views and users (reach). As a first step, Alexa computes the reach and number of page views for all sites on the Web on a daily basis. The main Alexa traffic rank is based on the geometric mean of these two quantities averaged over time (so that the rank of a site reflects both the number of users who visit that site as well as the number of pages on the site viewed by those users). The three-month change is determined by comparing the site's current rank with its rank from three months ago. For example, on July 1, the three-month change would show the difference between the rank based on traffic during the first quarter of the year and the rank based on traffic during the second quarter.