Content Explorer

Content
Explorer
Search
engine
made
for
marketers

Discover top-performing content in your niche and find thousands of link prospects.

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Content Explorer is a part of Ahrefs’ SEO toolset.

Find content ideas and link prospects in our database of 15.4B billion web pages.

Big DataCheck out our numbers

Total content index size

15.4B

Pages


Every 24 hours,
we discover

10M

New pages

Every 24 hours,
we update metrics for

300M

Pages


Big DataCheck out our numbers

Filter by SEO and social metrics to identify proven ideas for your next marketing campaign.

Page traffic
Website traffic
Traffic value
Domain rating
Referring domains
Social shares
Language
Word count
Platform
Publication date
Page status

Analyze any page’s organic traffic, backlinks, keyword rankings, and social shares over time.

Lots and lots of highly actionable use cases.

Content Explorer’s versatility is what makes it so powerful. Mix and match filters to find and analyze all kinds of opportunities for your website. Here are just a few use cases to get you started.

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Content Marketing

Find low-competition topics

Search for pages that get lots of organic traffic without many (or any) backlinks.

Link Building
Content Marketing

Find the best guest blogging opportunities

Search for niche relevant websites to pitch a guest contribution.

Content Marketing

Find topics that generate links

Get inspired by content that's already earned lots of backlinks.

Content Marketing

Monitor your competitors’ publishing frequency

Keep an eye on your competitors’ publishing frequency so you don’t get outpaced.

Link Building

Find unlinked brand mentions

Search for websites that mention your brand but aren't linking to you.

Link Building

Find the most popular content in your niche

Get inspired by content with the most social shares.

Link Building

Find broken link building opportunities by topic

Reveal dead pages with backlinks by filtering for broken pages with lots of referring domains.

Content Explorer is the only SEO tool with a searchable database of 404 pages.

I’ve been using Ahrefs for over 8 years and I just can’t see myself running our online business without it at this point.

Gael Breton,

Co-founder,

AuthorityHacker

Using Ahrefs’ data to plan our content strategy helped us increase visits to our blog by over 200% compared to the previous year.

Maile Waite,

Head of content & SEO,

CloudApp

We’ve added $80M of annual traffic value in the last two years and it wouldn’t have been possible without Ahrefs. Best of all our teams love the product.

Bryan Casey,

Director, Digital Marketing,

IBM

Without Ahrefs, I wouldn't be half as effective in helping our SEO clients.

Glen Allsopp,

Founder,

Detailed

Ahrefs has been a must-have in my marketing toolkit for many years.

Irina Maltseva,

Head of Marketing,

Hunter

The most important thing that Ahrefs does is back up their software with amazing actionable content on their blog and YouTube channel.

Mithul Mistry,

Head of SEO,

Illuminated Mirrors
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