backlinks_new_lost_counters - Ahrefs API

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Documentation - backlinks_new_lost_counters

Contains new and lost backlink totals.

Each request to backlinks_new_lost_counters costs 1 row.
Each result in the response costs 1 row.
Using 'where' costs 5 rows.
Using 'having' costs 5 rows.

counts

Column Type Where Having Description
date date + + Date the backlink was tagged as New or Lost
type string + Indicates whether the backlink is New or Lost.
ahrefs_rank int + URL Rating of the referring page.
domain_rating int + Domain Rating of the referring domain.
url_from string + URL of the page where the backlink is found
url_to string + + URL of the page the backlink is pointing to.
links_internal int + Number of internal links found in the referring page.
links_external int + Number of external links found in the referring page.
encoding string + Character encoding of the referring page, for example "utf8" or "iso-8859-1" (Latin-1).
http_code int + HTTP code that was last returned for the referring page.
title string + Title of the referring page.
origin string + Either "fresh", "drop", or "recrawl".
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 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.
new int + Total number of new backlinks found to this url.
lost int + Total number of backlinks removed to this url.
new_total int + Total number of new backlinks found to this url when ignoring where filter.
lost_total int + Total number of backlinks removed to this url when ignoring where filter.

Examples