[thelist] Google PageRank Classes Appear to Not Be Working

Jeffrey Barke jeffrey.barke at themechanism.com
Sun May 20 11:51:26 CDT 2007


Thanks--I figured Google didn't really want PageRank public, but  
since people had figured out how to do it in the past, I hoped  
someone of the list might now how to restore the class to functionality.


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On May 19, 2007, at 4:44 AM, Edwin Martin wrote:

> Jeffrey,
>> Until very recently, I used this class to check the PageRank of
>> several client's sites:
>> http://www.phpclasses.org/browse/package/2682.html
>> As of yesterday, I noticed that it no longer worked--Google was
>> returning a forbidden result.
>> Does anyone know anything about this? Did Google change the checksum
>> recently?
> Google doesn't want the pagerank to show up in software made by  
> others.
> The API is not public. This way Google can change the the API when
> neccesary.
> If you want to see the pagerank of a site, you'll have to use the  
> Google
> toolbar.
> Edwin Martin
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