The New Firefox Alexa Toolbar

Posted Jul 20, 2007

Website rating system,, a subsidiary company of recently announced that their popular toolbar is now available for Mozilla Firefox. The announcement was made on Monday on the Alexa blog[1], but I did not notice it until today. The new Firefox Alexa Toolbar is called Sparky.

Below is a screen shot of how it looks when installed. The screen shot was taken from the Sparky download page.

I used to have Smart PageRank Toolbar 1.0, but consider it gone now. Users who have Mozilla Firefox should beware that there is a compatibility issue, but one of the comments in the Alexa blog post tells how to bypass the problem.

[1] Alexa – Web Discovery Machine: Sparky Add-on for Firefox Released Today