Technorati


Using the Technorati API on your blog

In my effort to remove all badges from my front page and decrease the load time, I have now moved to using the Technorati API to display Technorati info. It looks like this: The code is almost as easy as the code to display your FeedBurner subscribers or your last tweet. You’ll need to create…

Technorati Authority: why it sucks

When I moved from joostdevalk.nl to yoast.com, I committed what someone described as “Technorati suicide”. Why? Let me explain how Technorati Authority works. Your Technorati Authority is simply the number of unique blogs linking to your blog over the last 6 months. In my case, yoast.com hasn’t been around for 6 months yet, and before…

Technorati Ping Bookmarklet

Sometimes I don’t want to run my growing set of tools to ping Technorati, but simply want to ping one or a few posts, without having to go to the manual ping form. So I’ve created a small

Technorati Greasemonkey script removed

In response to my previous post about unlimited API queries, I was urged by David Sifry, CEO of Technorati, to contact the Technorati developers and work out a way to get my script working through the API. I then contacted the developer team and got a great fast response from Ian Kallen, and we’ve been…

Technorati Greasemonkey script

Want to see the Technorati rank and the number of inbound links for a page? I wrote a Greasemonkey script that shows you just that, it does that by opening the search page for the current URL on Technorati and finding those values on it. The first implementation I did used a script on my…