We might have used alexa.com for searching statics of our website. Alexa is being used for getting web traffic data, global ranking and other information by 30 million website. (Link Here). As of 2020, alexa.com was visited by 400 million in every month.
Alexa.com is a rank checker. Some of the leading website by Alexa is Reddit.com, google.com, youtube.com, facebook.com and Wikipedia.org.
Alexa was established in 1996 as an independent company and acquired by Amazon in 1995 with $250 million stock.
Alexa Internet, Inc. is an American company based on San Francisco which is wholly owned by subsidiary of Amazon in December, 2021. Now Amazon has announced that it is closing down Alexa Internet and its services as of May 1, 2022
On Wednesday, December 8, 2021, Amazon announced that the popular website will be retiring. The official support page of alexa.com states the following.
We will be retiring Alexa.com on May 1, 2022. As of December 8, 2022 no longer new accounts will be possible to neither create nor buy subscriptions on the service. Existing subscriptions will be available until 1st May, 2022.
Twenty-five years ago, we founded Alexa Internet. After two decades of helping you find, reach, and convert your digital audience, we’ve made the difficult decision to retire Alexa.com on May 1, 2022. Thank you for making us your go-to resource for content research, competitive analysis, keyword research, and so much more.
We have been proud to serve you as customers.
Thank you sincerely,
The Alexa.com Team
What will happen to the existing subscriptions?
Existing subscriptions remain active until 1st may, 2022 only. After that, no subscribers can assess Alexa.com.
What About API ?
Sites using API will be retired on December 15, 2022.
Exporting Data from Alexa.com
However, data can be exported if needed. To export data the steps Given By The Alexa.com Support.
Step 1) G to https://www.alexa.com/pro/content-exploration
Step 2) Enter your site
Step 3) Press “Download” button
Can I delete my Alexa.com account?
Yes, you can. Before deleting make sure that you have canceled your subscriptions.
Cancelation Link: Click Here
Alternative for Alexa.com
Since alexa.com is retiring, there are other web tools that are giving services. You can take help form these tools that can meet the services of alexa.com. This list is taken from beebom.com.