What are “Backlinks”?
How do I get to the Backlinks page?
How do I use the Backlinks page?
How do I know what backlinks I am seeing?
How do I know how many backlinks I have?
How do I view the site’s that have backlinks to my website on it?
Can I look up backlinks for a different website?
Q. What are “Backlinks”?
A. Backlinks are the places on other websites that point to the pages on your website. The more backlinks that point to your website, the higher your search engine ranking will be. It’s like a popularity rating for your website. Since this factor is crucial to SEO, you should have a strategy to increase the quantity and improve the quality of backlinks. The “Backlinks” page is a tool that allows you to enter in your website URL, and see how many backlinks there are on Google and Alexa. Click on the link below to watch a short tutorial:
Q. How do I get to the Backlinks page?
Q. How do I use the Backlinks page?
- Once you are on the Backlinks page you will see a white box that is labeled “Website URL”. In the box enter your website’s URL. Make sure you enter the http:// or https:// so that you can get an accurate result.
- Underneath the box on the far right there is a green button that says “Get Backlinks”. Click the green button.
- Next your results will be processed and you will be able to see how many backlinks your website has for Google and Alexa, depending on the selection you made.
Q. How do I know what backlinks I am seeing?
A. Once you have been directed to results for your backlinks, by default the results will show you your Google backlink results first. You can view your Alexa backlink results by clicking the radio button that says “Alexa Backlinks” located next to the “Google Backlinks” radio button.
Q. How do I know how many backlinks I have?
A. When you are viewing your Google Backlinks, the large blue number next to the word “Links” is the amount of backlinks you have for Google. When you are viewing your Alexa Backlinks, the large blue number next to the word “Links” is the amount of backlinks you have for Alexa.
Q. How do I view the site’s that have backlinks to my website on it?
A. When you are looking at your Google Backlinks or Alexa Backlinks, underneath the number of links you have there will be a list of website URL’s in grey lettering. You can click any of those links to view the sites that have backlinks to your website on it.
Q. Can I look up backlinks for a different website?
A. Yes you can lookup backlinks for another website, just be sure to include http:// or https:// so you receive accurate results.