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Documentation - linked_anchorsContains the anchor text and the number of outgoing links that have it.
Each request to linked_anchors costs 1 row.
Each result in the response costs 1 row.
Using 'where' costs 5 rows.
Using 'having' costs 5 rows.
|anchor||string||+||+||Anchor text used in at least one outgoing link from the target domain.|
|links_internal||int||+||+||Number of internal outgoing links found that are using the anchor text.|
|links_external||int||+||+||Number of external outgoing links found that are using the anchor text.|
|url_from||string||+||−||URL of the page where the outgoing link is found.|
|url_to||string||+||−||URL of the page the outgoing link is pointing to.|
|ahrefs_rank||int||+||−||URL Rating of the referring page.|
|domain_rating||int||+||−||Domain Rating of the referring domain.|
|ip||string||+||−||IP address of the 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).|
|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.|
|text_pre||string||+||−||Snippet before the anchor text.|
|text_post||string||+||−||Snippet after the anchor text.|