anchors_refdomains - Ahrefs API

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Documentation - anchors_refdomains

Contains connection between anchors and domains. Can be used to get all referring domains with specified anchor.

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

refdomains

Column Type Where Having Description
anchor string + − Anchor text used in at least one backlink from the referring domain.
anchors int − + Number of different anchor texts that are used in backlinks to the target on the referring domain.
backlinks int + + Number of external backlinks found that are using the anchor text.
refdomain string + + Referring domain that contains at least one backlink using the anchor text.

Examples



Request

https://apiv2.ahrefs.com?from=anchors_refdomains&target=ahrefs.com&mode=domain&limit=3&order_by=anchors%3Adesc&output=json

Response

{
  "refdomains": [
    {
      "anchors":26676,
      "backlinks":66570,
      "refdomain":"domainoom.com"
    },
    {
      "anchors":240,
      "backlinks":450,
      "refdomain":"tntu.edu.ua"
    },
    {
      "anchors":189,
      "backlinks":298,
      "refdomain":"blackhatworld.com"
    }
  ]
}