Ahrefs Metrics

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17 articles in this collection
Written by May, Anastasia, and Helen

How accurate are CPC values of keywords on Ahrefs?

Find out about the accuracy of CPC values of keywords on Ahrefs.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

What does the traffic value metric mean?

Find out about the organic and paid traffic value metrics.
Written by May
Updated this week

Understanding "link lost" reasons

Find out the reasons behind links that are reported "lost" on your "lost links" report.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

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?

Check what numbers for Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Pinterest stand for.
Written by Helen
Updated over a week ago

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