Add Yahoo Messenger Button on your Website

By Sidharth | Ideas

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Want to add a Yahoo Messenger status button on your website or blog so that visitors can contact you? Here is a simple way to add your own Yahoo Messsenger button displaying Online Offline status on wordpress, blogger blogspot or any other web blogging platform! If you are looking for a colorful Yahoo messenger widget then Pingbox online chat from Yahoo will serve your Website/blog better.

Copy the below code which renders a little horizontal Yahoo button indicating your messenger status (Offline/Online).Whenever a user wants to interact with you, they can click on the button and add you on Yahoo messenger.You can put this code into your blog, website or social networking profile such as Myspace.Here is the code

<center><a href=”ymsgr:sendIM?YM_ID”><img border=0 src=”http://opi.yahoo.com/online?u=YM_ID&m=g&t=1″ /> </a></center>

 

Note : Make sure you change “YM_ID” into your own Yahoo messenger ID

For wordpress user you can copy the above code into your widgets.Select text widget and edit the widget by pasting the above code, Save it!

For blogspot bloggers, add widget and click on the insert Html/Javascript option.Select the above code, paste it and refresh the blog inorder to reflect the messenger status button.

About the Author

Hi, I am Sidharth. Full-time blogger. Editor of Blogote. And a self-proclaimed geek!

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(13) comments

nick April 23, 2011

thanks for your info…

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nick March 4, 2011

Hi donna ,
1) make sure you got your YM id in script
2) make sure you are online in YM
3) refresh your page

update your adobe flash player
update java

should work !
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joel November 8, 2010

It still says i am not online when i am actually on.Why is that?

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Ryan September 3, 2010

Added this script on my website, showed me offline.. Yes, I refreshed my cache and yes, I put the yahoo id in the correct place as im able to click it being offline and still open up an IM box with said id.

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Negahban August 28, 2010

Donna your link is mistake,,,probably u didnt give id yet

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Bahsis August 22, 2010

I need another gadget / button online, any help will be appreciated

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jarip August 11, 2010

thankz sob…

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Sidharth Bhansali October 4, 2009

@donna – Have u refreshed your cache? Try it once again.

@James – Of course Google talk is faster 😀

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James September 30, 2009

Who is faster to load during chatting? yahoo messenger or google talk?

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Zara September 22, 2009

Please add me!

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Zara September 22, 2009

Zara from Pakistan.

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donna July 23, 2009

It still says i am not online when i am actually on.Why is that?

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Des3ZONER June 7, 2009

Thanks for the script.. I’m helped.. :-)

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