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Documentation - backlinks_new_lost_countersContains 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.
|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.|