Among the webmaster tools available for us to tweak our sites settings for SEO purposes, Yahoo’s Site Explorer is the most underated. It is not as popular as Google’s Webmaster Tools and as not as noisy as Live Search Webmaster Center lately. Until now, as Yahoo is rolling out a new interface for its Site Explorer tool. Apparently this new look is in preparation for bigger things to come for this Yahoo webmasters’ tool.
Yahoo Site Explorer‘s new interface is now more dynamic and includes a new Site summary page that provides statistics for authenticated sites. Yahoo has also upped the number of rules for Dynamic URL rewriting from the previous 3 to 10.
In addition, the left side navigation now features links to other Yahoo tools which webmasters can use including Yahoo’s Web Service API and links to the Yahoo Search Blog, Yahoo Badge, Email preferences and Feedback links.
We expect to see more improvements on these Yahoo webmasters’ tool in the coming days. This is certainly one area which Yahoo can explore win the heart of site owners, webmasters and SEO workers who have been focusing too much on optimizing for Google SERPs.