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How to Add Yahoo Messenger Online Status Widget in Your Blog / Website

February 12th, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Yahoo Messenger was one of the most used messenger in the past. Even now there are many people who switch to newer messenger platform, such as QQ, Skype and Whatsapp Messenger, but Yahoo Messenger still become one of most used messenger application in the world. In my country, the most popular messenger is BBM and Whatsapp. But there are a lot of people who still use Yahoo Messenger until now. For those who open an online shop, sometimes it needed to add a yahoo messenger contact in their contact us list. To make your Yahoo Messenger contact look better, you can add an online status widget in your Blog or your Website.

add yahoo messenger online status widget

This is a very easy thing to do. Just follow the step by step below. 1. Enter Your Blog Dashboard

2. For WordPress user, just click Appearance > Widgets and choose Text Widget. For Blogger user, just clik Layout > Add a Widget and Choose HTML/Javascript Gadget

3. Paste the code below inside the the Widget / Gadget

<a href="ymsgr:sendIM?your_yahoo_id">
<img src="http://opi.yahoo.com/online?u=your_yahoo_id&amp;m=g&amp;t=0&amp;l=us"/>

4. Change your_yahoo_id with your Yahoo ID and you can change the pictures by changing the t=0 with another number. The pictures of each number will be like this

yahoo messenger styles t 1 24

5. After it’s finished, just click Save

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  1. July 14th, 2013 at 01:43 | #1

    Hi Vedy, thanks for you post so i can put yahoo icon “online” on my site :D, thanks a lot ^^

  2. mahan
    October 29th, 2013 at 16:18 | #2


  3. ca
    December 10th, 2013 at 17:30 | #3

    Thank you!

  4. javaPoker
    December 28th, 2013 at 13:19 | #4

    thanks for sharing this article
    nice work

  5. March 12th, 2014 at 08:40 | #5

    thank’s brow…. #work top pokok e 😀

  6. April 17th, 2016 at 01:50 | #6

    Hello.Thanks! 🙂 All is almost ready, but
    I’ve got the same problem as Hannah. YM status is offline. How to set it to online?
    Regards from Krakow/Poland.

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