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SearchStatus: A Search Extension for Firefox and SeaMonkey

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SearchStatus is a toolbar extension for Firefox and SeaMonkey that allows you to see how any and every website in the world is performing. Designed for the highly specialised needs of search engine marketers, this toolbar provides extensive search-related information about a site, all conveniently displayed in one discreet and compact toolbar.

For every site you visit using, SearchStatus lets you view its Google PageRank, Google Category, Alexa popularity ranking, ranking, SEOmoz Linkscape mozRank, Alexa related links and backward links from Google, Yahoo! and MSN. This combined search-related information means you can view not only the link importance of a site (according to Google and Linkscape), but also its traffic importance (according to Alexa and Compete), so providing a balanced view of site efficacy.

The SearchStatus Mozilla Firefox/SeaMonkey extension appears unobtrusively at the bottom of the browser on the status bar. If you choose to view backward links for a particular page, they open in new tabs in the same browser window. Disable the automatic PageRank, Alexa, Compete or mozRank queries and they fold away from view.

pop-up menu
Simply right-click one of the five areas and select an option from the pop-up menu.


firefox You need to be running Mozilla Firefox or SeaMonkey browser to install this. If you are, just click on the link and it should install automatically. Then restart your browser, and see SearchStatus in the bottom right corner.
softpadia Privacy notes:
The Google PageRank ranking sends your current URL and a hash of it to Google. The Alexa Rank ranking sends your current URL domain, your local IP address and a unique constant to Alexa Web Services.

The Compete ranking (disabled by default) sends your current domain and a unique constant to Compete. The Linkscape ranking (disabled by default) sends your current URL to Linkscape. All of these displays can be turned off independently.

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Technical Notes
SearchStatus has been tested from Firefox 3.0 upwards as well as SeaMonkey 2.0. Queries made to Google, Alexa, Compete and Linkscape are cached to minimise network traffic. Alexa queries made do affect Alexa statistics. Compete queries made do affect Compete statistics. Please post any comments, bugs and other feedback in the form below.


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