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Written by Anastasia and Helen

What do the colored graphs in the “Competing Domains”/”Competing pages” reports mean?

Written by Anastasia
Updated over a week ago

What are the ‘with click’ and ‘without clicks’ stats in the Keyword Explorer tool?

Written by Anastasia
Updated over a week ago

What do the ‘Clicks’ stats within Keyword Explorer 2.0 mean?

Written by Anastasia
Updated over a week ago

How is the Organic Traffic value for a site calculated?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What does KD stand for in Keywords Explorer tool?

Find out all you need to know about our Keyword Difficulty score.
Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

How is Ahrefs Domain Rating calculated?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What are Ahrefs URL Rating, Ahrefs Domain Rating and Ahrefs Rank?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What is the meaning of the social metrics reported by Ahrefs?

Written by Helen
Updated this week

What do the modes for analysis *.domain/*, domain/*, Prefix and URL all mean?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What is the difference between Live and Fresh indexes?

Live or historic backlinks data? With Ahrefs you get it all!
Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What are Broken Backlinks?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

What are Broken Links?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

How is Ahrefs URL Rating calculated?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

Where does your Search Volume data for keywords come from?

Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago