Domain Rating & Ahrefs Rank checker.
Since backlinks are still the backbone of the internet, search engines use backlinks to determine the popularity and authority of websites.
“3 most important ranking signals used by Google: Content, Links and RankBrain” — Andrey Lipattsev (search Quality Senior Strategist at Google)
The higher your Domain Rating, the bigger your chances are your website will perform well in search.
Do you need to check the strength of the backlink profile pointing to your website? Or do you need to see how your domain authority compares to the competition? Use the Domain Rating (DR) checker to check the DR, for up to 10 sites, based on the Ahrefs database. In addition this tool will return the Ahrefs Rank for any given domain.
What is Domain Rating (DR)?
Domain rating is a metric developed by Ahrefs showing the strength of a website’s backlink profile. Based on quality and the number of backlinks a website is scored on a 0 to 100 (logarithmic) scale. The higher your score the stronger your website and the higher the potential to perform well in search.
How is Domain Rating calculated?
Domain Rating is calculated based on these metrics:
- The number of unique domains linking to your website.
- The value of the links pointing to your website.
- The total number of unique outgoing links referred to by the domain linking to your website.
- And finally, Ahrefs secret algorithm to calculate Domain Rating.
To get you a point of reference you can check out the overview above. This table shows you the average number of referring domains correlating with the Domain Rating scores generated by Ahrefs. (this overview doesn’t take quality into account, which is an important factor used to calculate Domain Rating).
What is Ahrefs Rank (AR)?
Ahrefs Rank is used and developed by Ahrefs to order all websites from high to low based on the quality and size of their backlinks. The number website with the strongest backlink profile is Ranked #1. The current number one Ahrefs ranked (AR) website is Facebook.com.
Jasja has built some great free tools at “SEO Review Tools.” Some of them are based on the Ahrefs API (showcasing the possibilities, speed and integrity of our data). Go to seoreviewtools.com and try Backlink Checker & Broken Backlink Finder. If you’re looking for a Ahrefs API integration partner, you should think about contacting Jasja.
Tim Soulo — Head of Marketing & Product Strategy at Ahrefs
- Backlink Checker – See how many domains link to your website.
- Broken Backlink Checker – Find out how many backlinks pointing to your website are broken.
- Link Building Tool – Quickly identify backlink opportunities for your website.
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