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|How to install the Alexa add-on for FireFox|
|Posted by Will Smith|
|Saturday, 05 March 2011 22:38|
This is a very simple article showing you how to install the Alexa add-on for FireFox browser. The first question you're probably asking is why should I install such an add-on. Well, the Alexa add-on for FireFox is a simple but very useful tool for webmasters and SEO marketeers. It allows a quick evaluation of the overall web traffic and
One of the ways to increase your Alexa ranking is to install the Alexa toolbar or add-on for your web broswer. If you're using Microsoft's Internet Explorer, many anti-virus and anti-spyware software will see Alexa toolbar as a threat, and therefore disable its functions. The only way around this, is to allow Alexa's toolbar to run as an exemption and bypass the anti-virus and anti-spyware software ... something many users will be reluctant to do.
So what's the alternative? Well, the only other way is to use a different web browser ... we recommend using FireFox. You can download it here. FireFox has options to install add-ons which will not be affected by your anti-virus and anti-spyware software, which is perfect for web tools such as the Alexa add-on.
Below are just some of the simple steps needed to install this invaulable add-on.
On the FireFox browser, goto Tools > Add-ons. The above window will open. Search for Alexa in the search box. You will see Alexa Sparky. Click on the item.
Next, click "Add to Firefox"
Click "Install Now" ... accept the terms and conditions. Once installed, restart FireFox ... and that's it.
Your FireFox web browser is now equipped with the Alexa add-on allowing to help increase the Alexa rankings of websites you regularly visit. It's ideal for small, but growing communities websites such as forums, fan sites, and of course Funky Kit :)
You can also read our original article which shows you other methods of on how to increase your Alexa ranking.
If you're using FireFox and you visit our site regularly, please show your support by installling this useful add-on for FireFox. It's free and it's NOT spyware ... plus doesn't affect your system in any way. Thank you for your attention ....