Add Yahoo Messenger Powered Online Presence to Web Pages

If you are logged in to Yahoo!, you can show your online presence on your website with an icon. If you use Yahoo! Messenger instant messenger and would like to stay connected with visitors on your website, Yahoo Online Presence is a cool way to display to them when you are online and available to chat / IM with them.

yahoo offline iconJust enter your Yahoo ID in thier form and they will generate a html code that you can copy and paste into your web document html code. Then whenever you are online and your Yahoo Instant Messenger is connected and available for chat, your website will display “I am Online” logo. If a Yahoo! Messenger user clicks your online presence, an instant message window will open for them so they can type you an instant message / IM. If you are not online, A message can be sent to you when you are online later.

Remember that this will reveal your Yahoo ID to the visitors on your site. If you wish to protect your privacy and original Yahoo identity, create a new Yahoo ID and use it for this purpose.


  1. Shane says:

    I have seen this before, but never bothered to look for the code. Just wanted to say thanks for finding it for me. I placed it on my site and it is on right now.

  2. Robert Hilley says:

    you can also just make it a text link like so, ymsgr:sendIM?screenname

    For aol you would point the link to: aim:goim?screenname=screenname

    and … I am still trying to figure out how to do the msn code.

  3. Tran says:

    I’m online, send me a message

  4. shoaib says:

    can you please send me html coding for yahoomassenger to add at my website

  5. Sandeep gupta says:

    Add Yahoo Messenger Powered Online Presence to Web Pages

  6. JOKERz says:

    yes you can, as long as it support iframe
    go here

  7. JOKERz says:

    Yahoo Image Presence With Flash Animation
    go here

  8. nichard calong says:

    how can i have that on my website?

  9. Sahil says:

    Please add yahoo chat room in my site.

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