See domain and page-level metrics for any target

Enter any website, URL or subsection to see actionable and insightful SEO metrics.

domain url rating
  • Total number of referring domains

  • Total number of backlinks

  • Domain Rating (DR) & URL Rating (UR)

  • Ahrefs Rank (AR)

Our proprietary Domain Rating (DR) and URL Rating (UR) metrics are super-useful for judging the "backlink popularity" (strength) of a target.

Monitor the growth and decline of backlink profiles

See an interactive view of referring domains and pages over time.

New & lost backlinks
New & lost referring domains
Referring pages
Referring domains
  • Shows the cumulative growth or decline in referring domains over time.

  • Shows the cumulative growth or decline in referring pages over time.

  • Shows a non-cumulative view of new and lost referring domains over time.

  • Shows a non-cumulative view of new and lost backlinks over time.

Get a complete breakdown of the target’s backlink profile

See every page linking to your target in the detailed Backlinks report. Use the powerful inbuilt filters to dive deeper.

backlinks

Filter and sort by:

  • Language

  • Link type (“dofollow” / “nofollow”)

  • Platform

  • Domain Rating (DR)

  • URL Rating (UR)

  • Referring domains

  • Etc.

See estimated organic traffic to each linking page & referring domain

Get awesome insights into the popularity of the linking web page and website with organic traffic estimates. No other tool shows you this.

Referring domains report
Backlinks report
  • See estimated organic traffic to the linking page.

  • See estimated organic traffic to the linking website.

See all websites linking to your target with domain-wide metrics

Check the Referring domains report to see every linking domain, along with useful SEO metrics.

referring domains
  • Domain Rating (DR)

  • Ahrefs Rank (AR)

  • Referring domains (followed)

  • Linked domains (followed)

  • Estimated organic traffic

  • Links to target (total & followed)

Find any linking domain with the handy search function.

referring domains search

See the most linked-to pages

Find “linkworthy” pages by researching your competitors’ most linked-to pages with the Best by links report.

best by backlinks

Use the “404 not found” filter to find highly linked-to broken pages on any website and kickstart a broken link building campaign.

404 not found

See a complete breakdown of all outbound links

The Linked domains report shows SEO metrics for every outbound linked domain.

linked domains
  • Domain Rating (DR)

  • Ahrefs Rank (AR)

  • Total followed referring domains

  • Total followed linked domains

  • Estimated organic traffic

  • Total number of links from the target (total & followed)

We also show the targets broken links in the Broken links report and a full breakdown of linking anchor text in the Anchors report.

Anchors
Broken links
  • See all broken outbound links on the target website or URL.

  • See a full breakdown of the anchor text used across all outlinks.

In-depth link analysis features

Here are some more features that make Ahrefs’ Backlink Checker special:

  • See followed and nofollowed links — The more quality followed backlinks a site has, the more trustworthy it is in the eyes of Google. Ahrefs will show you the complete picture of followed vs nofollowed links for any target.

  • Backlink anchor text — Analyze anchor texts to see how your competitors optimize their backlink profiles. Use anchor text analysis to detect possible negative SEO attacks on your website.

  • Disavow link spam — If you notice some suspicious backlink activity, you can add spammy links to a disavow file directly from the backlink checker. Importing this file into Google’s Disavow Tool takes only a few clicks.

  • Export to PDF and CSV — Need to report on your findings or download a report for further analysis? Simply export your data and reports to a PDF or CSV file.

  • Inbuilt filters, in every report — Filter and narrow down any of our reports with powerful inbuilt filters. Analyze the data you care about, and nothing else.

In a nutshell, Ahrefs backlink checker is a powerhouse capable of pretty much any backlink research task.

We're constantly evolving the tool and introducing more useful features and data for SEO professionals.

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