Ahrefs API v2 will stop working on March 1st, 2024
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Documentation - backlinksContains the backlinks and details of the referring pages, such as anchor and page title.
Each request to backlinks costs 1 row.
Each result in the response costs 0.2 rows.
Using 'where' costs 5 rows.
Using 'having' costs 5 rows.
|url_from||string||+||+||URL of the page where the backlink is found.|
|url_to||string||+||+||URL of the page the backlink is pointing to.|
|ahrefs_rank||int||+||+||URL Rating of the referring page.|
|domain_rating||int||−||+||Domain Rating of the referring domain.|
|ahrefs_top||int||−||+||Ahrefs Rank of the target domain.|
|ip_from||string||+||+||IP address of the referring page.|
|links_internal||int||+||+||Number of internal links found in the referring page.|
|links_external||int||+||+||Number of external links found in the referring page.|
|page_size||int||+||+||Size of the referring page, in bytes.|
|encoding||string||+||+||Character encoding of the referring page, for example "utf8" or "iso-8859-1" (Latin-1).|
|language||string||+||+||Language of the referring page (ISO 639-1).|
|title||string||+||+||Title of the referring page.|
|first_seen||date||+||+||Least recent date when the Ahrefs crawler was able to visit the backlink.|
|last_visited||date||+||+||Most recent date when the Ahrefs crawler was able to visit the backlink.|
|prev_visited||date||+||+||Second to the most recent date when the Ahrefs crawler was able to visit the backlink.|
|original||boolean||+||+||Indicates whether the backlink was present on the referring page when the Ahrefs crawler first visited it.|
|link_type||string||+||+||Either "href", "redirect", "frame", "form", "canonical", "rss", or "alternate".|
|redirect||int||+||+||For redirected links, the Redirect Code (3XX), zero otherwise.|
|nofollow||boolean||+||+||Indicates whether the backlink is NoFollow.|
|alt||string||+||+||Alternative text of the image backlink, if exists.|
|anchor||string||+||+||Anchor text of the backlink.|
|text_pre||string||+||+||Snippet before the anchor text.|
|text_post||string||+||+||Snippet after the anchor text.|
|http_code||int||+||+||The HTTP code for the Link URL.|
|url_from_first_seen||date||+||+||Least recent date when the Ahrefs crawler was able to visit the referring page with backlink.|