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5 FireFox Extensions to Enhance Link Analysis in Yahoo

5 FireFox Extensions to Enhance Link Analysis in Yahoo

I continue collecting information for my upcoming mega-post on FireFox SEO extensions. Today I am listing add-ons that help to perform link analysis in Yahoo and Yahoo SiteExplorer:

FireFox ExtensionMost useful feature
Yahoo search pluginsQuickly access Yahoo! and Yahoo! SiteExplorer.
yExploreQuickly access link data by right-click on any URL.
SearchStatusQuickly access link data of the currently active page.
SEOquake / SEO for FirefoxSee SEO information for each Yahoo! and YSE search listing.
SEO Link AnalysisSee link anchor text, link type and linking page Google PR.

1. Add both Yahoo! and Yahoo SiteExplorer to your search plugins (if you are not using Yahoo toolbar): the collection of Yahoo search plugins can be found here: #16 and #6 – you can also see multiple regional variations if you are interested.

Yahoo search plugins

2. Access Yahoo! SiteExplorer with single right-click on any link with yExplore:


3. Access Yahoo! SiteExplorer for a currently active page with SearchStatus:


An alternative extension: SEOpen.

4. Enhance Yahoo! and Yahoo SiteExplorer link: results with SEOquake that integrates valuable information (Google indexed pages, page backlinks, Google PR, domain age, etc) right within search results:

SEOquake - Yahoo link search

Bonus features: sort Yahoo results by any of the parameters and export the results.

An alternative plugin: SEO for Firefox.

5. Fetch link anchor text, link type (“nofollow”, “not found”) and linking page Google PR with SEO Link Analysis plugin:

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