Ahrefs Terminology

Understand what is DR, UR, AR and more.

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27 articles in this collection
Written by May Soon [Ahrefs], Si Quan Ong, and Helen and 3 others
Site Explorer

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

Find out what the modes mean on Ahrefs and how to effectively use them when adding a URL or domain.
Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated this week

What is Ahrefs Rank and how is it calculated?

Find out what Ahrefs Rank is, how it works and how it is calculated
Written by Si Quan Ong
Updated today

What is Ahrefs URL Rating and how is it calculated?

Find out what URL Rating is, how it is calculated and how it works.
Written by Helen
Updated today

What is Ahrefs Domain Rating and how is it calculated?

Find out what Ahrefs Domain Rating (DR) is, how it works and how it is calculated
Written by Rebekah
Updated today

How accurate is Ahrefs' Organic Traffic metric and how do we calculate it?

Find out how we ensure that our Organic Traffic metric predictions are close to reality.
Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated today

What does the traffic value metric mean?

Learn more about the organic and paid traffic value metrics in Site Explorer.
Written by May Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated today

What data is Organic Traffic chart pulling?

Find out more about the Organic Traffic chart in the Organic Search section of Site Explorer Overview
Written by Helen
Updated today

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 Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated today

What does CTLDs Distribution stand for?

Learn more about the CTLDs Distribution map in the Overview section of Site Explorer
Written by Helen
Updated today

What is the URL rating distribution graph?

Understand URL rating distribution in Site Explorer
Written by Alison Lim
Updated today

What do the different social metrics stand for in the Top Content report in Site Explorer?

Find out what the individual numbers mean for Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest in Site Explorer (as well as Content Explorer)
Written by Helen
Updated today

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 Soon [Ahrefs]
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 Soon [Ahrefs]
Updated over a week ago