Filtering domains by their TLD
In the Backlinks report 2.0 you can use the advanced filter for filtering results by their TLD, such as .gov or .edu links:
You can also check several requests simultaneously, for this, you need to click on “+ rule” in the filter:
UGS, Sponsored, and Nofollow links can be checked with the following filter:
Nofollow - A nofollow link is a link with the attribute rel="nofollow". This tells search engines to not crawl them or count them as votes of quality. This filter shows all the links that are nofollow.
UGC - User Generated Content link is a link with the attribute rel= "ugc". This attribute value is recommended for links within user-generated content, such as comments and forum posts.
Sponsored - A sponsored link is a link with the attribute rel="sponsored". This filter shows all links that were created as part of advertisements, sponsorships, or other compensation agreements.
How to use the 'Backlink Type' filter
With the "Backlink type" filter, you can check:
regular links - standard <a href> hyperlinks;
backlinks in content - links that are found in the biggest piece of content on the page
regular links that have an image inside their anchor;
links pointing to your target via a redirect;
Backlinks via redirects from other URLs.
links that are found in <iframe src=""> HTML tags.
After setting all necessary filters you need to click the "Show results" button to get the info with the chosen filters applied:
We also have a detailed tutorial for this report:
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Ahrefs SEO Glossary for definitions of many of the terms mentioned in this report