Ahrefs Metrics

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Written by May, Anastasia, and Helen

What is the difference between Live, Recent and Historical links?

Find out what are Live, Recent and Historical links and the difference between them.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

What do the metrics in Domain Comparison report mean?

Find out what the metrics within the Domain Comparison mean.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

Is Organic Traffic a monthly figure (based on past 30 days)?

Find out whether Organic Traffic is a monthly figure (based on past 30 days) or an average monthly figure (based on the last 12 months)?
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

How often is the data relating to keyword search, like traffic value, updated?

Find out the frequency of update of data relating to keyword search on Ahrefs, like traffic value, search volume, KD, CPC, organic traffic.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

How does Ahrefs estimate the CTR in the calculation of search traffic?

Find out about our CTR model that we use to estimate CTR in the calculation of search traffic.
Written by May
Updated over a week ago

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 over a week ago

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, LinkedIn and Pinterest stand for.
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