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6 Useful Google PageRank Tools Every Webmaster Must Know

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Google PageRank is a link analysis algorithm used by Google Search Engine to determine the importance of every webpage. It assigns a numerical weighting to each webpage ranging from 0 to 10. In Google’s eyes, the higher PageRank a webpage obtains the more important it is. In most of the cases, websites with higher PageRank will get better ranking in Google’s search results. That’s the reasons why many web developers and website owners are working hard to get better PageRank.


Google takes many factors into consideration when it calculates a PageRank for a particular website, but the most important factor is still the quality and quantity of incoming links a webpage has. Therefore one of the best ways to improve your PageRank is to get more quality links. In today’s post, we would like to recommend 6 Google PageRank tools and Add-ons that every web developer and website owner should use or at least know them.

PageRank Check Tool

PR Checker
This free PR checker tool enables you to check the PageRank of your website instantly. It also allows you to put a small PageRank icon to your site to display your Google ranking right on your website pages.

PageRank Add-ons for Firefox

PageRank for Firefox
This addon displays Google PageRank of current page. It reports the same rank as official Google Toolbar.

WebRank Toolbar
WebRank Toolbar is a browser toolbar that shows Google PageRank, Alexa, Compete and Quantcast Rank, pages indexed and backlinks in Google, Bing and Yahoo. The Firefox addon also lets you bookmark webpages at, view similar websites at Delicious, Digg and Tweet Count.

PageRank Extension for Google Chrome

PageRank Status
This Chrome extension shows Google PageRank and AlexaRank of current web page. It lets you quickly access to Geo IP Location, Whois, Alexa, backlinks and indexed pages.

PR Toolbar for Web Browser

Google Toolbar
Google Toolbar can be installed on your web browser so that it will automatically tell you the PageRank of any website you are visiting.

PageRank Prediction Tool

iWebtool PageRank Predictor
PageRank updates every three month, so if you want to predict what your PageRank likely to be at the next update, Iwebtool PR Predictor is a cool prediction tool you can use.

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