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Questions tagged [alexa]

A web sites ranking service. It ranks sites based on tracking information of users of its Alexa Toolbar.

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Can irrelevant external backlinks cause getting worse in a website's Alexa ranking?

It's about a month that my website's (a forum for programming questions) Alexa rating is getting worse day by day, and every time that I look in Google Analytics, bounce rate is increasing and ...
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How can a website prevent Similarweb from detecting its technology?

How does Similarweb and Alexa detect a websites technology or framework used? What are the ways to disable those so such information is not public.
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How does Alexa compute bounce rate? Is it based on IP address and time period?

I can't find detailed info how Alexa.com is counting bounce rate. Is bounce rate computed only from first IP visit or from every page visit without any interaction? Can an IP only bounce once per day?...
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Does Alexa's crawler need a robots.txt on each sub domain?

I have a robots.txt on my www site. Do I also need one on other sites like my app and forums sites? Alexa audit keeps finding bad links, missing tags, and other "errors" on my vanilla forums site ...
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Is site speed connected with Alexa Traffic rank?

Alexa ranking really a big controversial topic. It's really critical to determine how it ranks sites. You know that if you are working in SEO field that your performance is measured by Alexa Rank for ...
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Determine Google search term for page hits [duplicate]

I am a Web developer but my knowledge of SEO tools and techniques is scant. An SEO professional told me that Alexa SEO tool has the ability to determine the Google search terms leading to page hits. ...
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Alexa's On-Page SEO Checker does not seem to process parameters passed in the URL?

I have a website which displays information based on the parameters passed to the page. For example, page URL is: www.mysite.com?p=ZZZ, then I pull a value from database, based on the value of p, say ...
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Alexa lists math operations as the top keywords for my website

I viewed my website's Alexa rank for the first time today. I've read that the rank is not very useful, which is fine, but I was confused by one part of the page. The section called "Top Keywords from ...
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What exactly is “bounce rate” on the site info from Alexa?

I see here http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/google.com in section "How engaged are visitors to google.com?" exsist 3 parameter: Bounce Rate Daily Pageviews per Visitor Daily Time on Site "Daily ...
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My Big Rock webserver analytics does not matches with Alexa and Google Analytics

I am managing a website with WordPress. As per Alexa (Amazon Product), 90% of my visitors are from India and 5% from US. As per Webserver (Big Rock), 75% from India, 9% from Canada, 5% from US. ...
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Is alexa give more importance to that website which purchase its pro plan?

I want to decrease ,y website's alexa rank. So which steps are required to decrease alexa rank and is it true that alexa give more importance that website which purchase its pro plan? What will ...
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How do I decrease alexa rank even Seo Activities are running? [duplicate]

Currently I am Working on a website. In this site i do all activities regarding SEO. 15 days ago, its alexa rank was 140,260 and now its alexa rank is 195,200. Then what is the reason to increase ...
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Is the 'Reachability' score in Alexa's SEO audit important?

Alexa's SEO audit shows more than 9,900 pages as "unreachable" on my site. According to their definition, that means it requires six or more clicks to reach the page. Has anyone ever dealt with this ...
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Alexa's toolbar plug-in says my site is “Slow” - How can I fix this?

Despite having favorable (90% or higher) metrics from YSlow / GTMetrix / PageSpeed, Alexa claims my site is "Slow - 74% of websites are faster than yours." I can't find out how they determine this ...
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Is Alexa Rank a true representation of growth?

I handle the SEO of the company's website. Last month we peaked at a national Alexa Rank of around 30,000, but in the past 3 weeks it has gone down to 50,000. The executives at my company consider ...
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Alexa SEO audit reports that all crawlers are blocked despite “Allow: /” for specific crawlers in robots.txt

I had got done a SEO Audit by Alexa for my website. It reported that all the crawlers are blocked from my website because of my robots.txt. My robots.txt looks something like User-agent: * Disallow: ...
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Alexa ranking and the pageview measure

How can pageviews differ very much for 2 sites that have nearly the same global ranking in Alexa? I have nearly the same global ranking but my pageviews are 1/50th of my comparison. What is it in ...
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What is the reason for daily time on site as high as '55.14' on Alexa siteinfo?

Alexa siteinfo of reservedeal.com display daily time on site as '55.14' whereas snapdeal.com daily time on site is '6.31'. I need to understand is there any SEO technique or code or data on site which ...
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Website APIs, Traffic And Alexa Rank?

I was wondering is there actually any point traffic and Alexa etc rank wise in terms of making an API available for a website? I am curious because i have come across a website which uses data from an ...
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Why would the Alexa traffic rank be low and Alexa have no information about visitors?

When a website is ranking below 200,000 on Alexa and the Audience Demographics graphic is all empty with no information about the visitors what could be the reason for this? Could it be crawlers ...
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Similarweb, alexa dont recognize my site

I have my wordpress website added to google search console. Here is a snapshot showing the same: Google analytics works fine too. Sitemap has also been submitted and I can clearly see my daily ...
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Should I rely on Google Analytics or Alexa for stats about what countries visitors to my site come from?

I wanted to know some demographics about my website and I look at Alexa.com/siteinfo/koolbusiness.com which reports about 50% of the traffic is from India. But when I look with google analytics, 75% ...
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How is it possible to have worse global Alexa rank and better country Alexa rank?

Alexa.com provides following information for two sites at the same time with the same country: Site A: tarafdari.com (Alexa Link) 1. Global Rank: 8523 2. Country Rank: 157 3. Percentage Of ...
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How many monthly pageviews does it take to have an Alexa ranking of 100,000? Or 50,000 or 10,000? [closed]

Currently my website gets about 60,000 visitors per month and has an Alexa ranking of 350,000. I'm curious if there's any data on what a website that has an Alexa ranking of 100,000 gets for monthly ...
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Why does Alexa's Android app show a red exclamation point for my site's “Rank in Indonesia”?

There is a red exclamation mark for my website when I view the it from Alexa Android app. The mark appears above "Rank in Indonesia". What is causing that red exclamation mark to appear? A few weeks ...
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How to improve the Alexa rank of my website?

I have good number of visits to my website, but my Alexa rank is as low (in the millions). How can I improve my Alexa rank?
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How quickly can expect that my new site will get ranked by Alexa?

I have website, but no Alexa rank after 30 days.
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My site isn't ranking of Alexa [duplicate]

My site is online for more than 3 months now but I don't have Alexa rank. I don't understand why. Could anyone explain this to me?
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My site's Alexa rank got worse and Alexa stopped ranking some sub-domains

I have a website which has reached an Alexa rank of 250,000. It had four sub-domains and Alexa was ranking them as well. Two weeks ago, my rank became 290,000 and Alexa now shows only one sub-domain ...
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How useful is Alexa's ranking? [duplicate]

I know of Alexa and some people find the information useful for ranking a website... as for me, no matter how big or small my sites are, none of them are registered with stats on them, and a few ...
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Is there a way to opt out of Alexa rankings or prevent them from gathering data about my site?

My competitor is using Alexa to see what I am doing. I need to get stop Alexa from including my sites in their rankings. How can I do so? Is it possible to deny access to any visitor with the Alexa ...
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How do websites like trafficestimate.com and digsitesvalue estimate web traffic?

I am curious as to how trafficestimate and digsitesvalue work or where they get their data. trafficestimate.com basically estimates how much traffic my web site gets. My initial thought was that ...
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Remove a site in upstream sites in Alexa

Alexa has a list that's called upstream sites ("Which sites did people visit immediately before this site?"). Does anybody know how remove a site from this list?
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How are visits, pageviews, and bounce rate related in Alexa's stats reporting? [duplicate]

My site has 40,000 visits with 76,000 pageviews. If there is a bounce rate of 44%, then does it mean that only 15,000 users generated the 67,000 page views or that 50,000 visits generated the 78,000 ...
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Why do Alexa rankings for a site fluctuate by millions day to day?

Yesterday before I went to bed, I checked the Alexa ranking for my website and it was somewhere in the ~4 million but today when I woke up, it was back at what it used to be months ago which was 18 ...
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Hign traffic but low Alexa Rank

I have a website for more than one year (it's a blog with .com domain). I track my visitors using Google Analytics and I mention that I have an average of 7000 unique visitors/day. The whole year ...
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Does Google Analytics influence Alexa rank?

Do the statistics seen in Google Analytics influence how Alexa ranks a site? Or does each service have its own rankings?
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If we sign up to Alexa Pro, will others know it?

I just signed up for Alexa Pro. If people go to mydomainname.com, will they know that whether or not the domain is registered in Alexa Pro?
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How does infinite page scroll affect Alexa ranking?

Alexa says to include their meta tag into site head tags. On infinite scroll pages head tags are included only once. How does Alexa track pages with infinite scroll? Does that affects site's Alexa ...
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Why Alexa has two rankings for my website?

I have a website that has two different Alexa rankings as follows: 1) The public ranking on Alexa siteinfo page of the website, that is the usual ranking page and it indicates a rank of 318,254 which ...
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Alexa ranked dropped by a million since last week

I have a website on that ranks pretty good on Alexa, but last week it dropped by 1 millon in rank! Questions: Why the sudden drop? How do I improve my Alexa rank?
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Are no “rel” attribute backlinks dofollow or nofollow?

I have signed up for Alexa's one month free and they gave me an option to list two extra links to my site. These extra two links do not have a rel attribute, although the main link (1st) to my site ...
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How to prevent Alexa and Google from indexing our stuff?

My traffic is not from search engine and I want to prevent bots or others from displaying or accessing it. What would be a good .htaccess code to do so? I've heard User-agent: ia_archiver Disallow:...
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Question about decreasing AlexaRank

We all know that Alexa ranking is not accurate as it make use of only the visits by the users having the Alexa toolbar installed in the browser. My question is, I'm regularly tracking the visits of a ...
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Does the Alexa ranking apply to the sub-domain or the primary domain? [duplicate]

If a user visits demo.example.com, does that count as having visited the site example.com? Does the Alexa ranking apply to the sub-domain or the primary domain?
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How can I do? I accidentally delete google and alexa verification meta code

I accidentally delete Google and Alexa verification <meta> code from <head> and all have gone. I went to both Google Webmaster tools and Alexa but I cannot find where I can get ...
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How To Get Alexa Sites Linking Using PHP

I am planning to get the Alexa sites linking of a given website. I am looking to do this in PHP. Please suggest me is Alexa providing any API. Is there any tool? Is it free? Is there any API that I ...
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Does Alexa Widget increase Alexa Rank?

I'm not sure about this problem and I found nothing on Alexa.com talking about this problem. Anyone knows exactly that is this true?
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what is the difference between ALEXA and google-analytics

this may sound kinda crazy.does anyone really know the difference between ALEXA and google analytics.and if it is recommended to use both in website
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Alexa Sites Linking In

I have read that Alexa updates its "Sites Linking In" only once per month (although ranking is updated daily, as I monitor it daily). Are there any webmasters here who track "Sites Linking In" and ...