Google has updated their PageRank, just in time for the new year! Never heard of PageRank? PageRank is Google’s method of determining how “valueable” it considers your page to be. According to Wikipedia, PageRank is defined as:
PageRank is a link analysis algorithm used by the Google Internet search engine that assigns a numerical weighting to each element of a hyperlinked set of documents, such as the World Wide Web, with the purpose of “measuring” its relative importance within the set.
What is my PageRank?
There are a number of ways to check your PageRank, but some of the easiest and most useful come in the form of Firefox plugins. These are a few of the most popular:
My Member Access and UserVoice WordPress plugin pages received an increase in PageRank, but for the most part pages here retained the same ranking. How did your site fare after this Google PageRank update?
Here’s a sample of what people are saying on Twitter about the latest Google PageRank update:
- @KennethMoody: The Google Pagerank God has been been good. – 8:24
- @jredd77: Celebrating my website’s PageRank increase from 0/10 to 3/10 overnight. – 9:21
- @highonbeingdave: Finally got my web site from 0 to 1 on PageRank! Yippie! (cheap thrills come easily) – 10:26
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