Get Information about a Website with LinkExtend Firefox Extension



Sometimes it is better to know more information about a new Website that you are going to visit. LinkExtend is Firefox Extension that provides in-depth information for the site you are currently visiting such as meta-site-ratings for computer safety, child safety, company ethics, and popularity. It also provides you with other information like Page Rank, Visitor Stats, Similar stats etc.

It collects the data from multiple tools to provide you with relevant information. The websites are also checked against the database of Web of Trust, McAfee SiteAdvisor, and Google Safe Browsing to provide you with a safety rating for the website. It can also tell you whether the website is kid safe or not. Some of the information it displays are

  • Safety – Informs you if a web page is malicious, sends spam, contains spyware, online scams, identity theft, and more
  • Ethics – Rates ethical behaviour of a site’s company including social responsibility, business practices, environmental impact, etc.
  • PageRank – Represents how important a page is on the web, based on the Google link analysis algorithm, ranked from zero to ten
  • SiteTraffic – Shows you how popular a site is, based on the average page views and users for a particular site or web page
  • Links – Access the links and titles in a web page without having to open the page itself (also shows the link titles and favicons)
  • SuperSearch! – Over 200 top search engines offer Answers, Books, Health, Jobs, Multimedia, News, People, Shopping and more

It is a really great Firefox extension which provides you with a lot of information about a website at a single place.

One Comment

  1. Nihar says:

    Great find… It will be useful for those who visit lots of site and most important use firefox…