Every SEO professional needs to know how well they rank for their target keywords.
They also need to keep track of competitors’ rankings.
You can do this manually by typing search queries into search engines. But that’s time-consuming and inaccurate. Luckily, there are many awesome tools that do this automatically.
Here at Ahrefs, we have integrated keyword rank checking functionality into 3 core tools:
Reveal every keyword for which the target website or web page ranks across 170 countries.
For each keyword we show:
Keyword Difficulty (KD)
Estimated organic traffic
This data comes from our database of ~500 million keywords (updated monthly).
Find rankings for specific keywords using the inbuilt filters and search functionality.
Check where a website or web page used to rank for any keyword.
Use this report to:
Check if your rankings have improved or worsened over time.
See how your competitors rankings are progressing.
Identify keyword cannibalization issues (i.e., when multiple pages rank for the same keyword)
You can also compare your rankings for any keyword against up to five competitors.
Track keywords in Rank Tracker to see a detailed snapshot of your sitewide ranking progress.
Get a set of important SEO metrics for every keyword you're tracking:
Visibility: The estimated percentage of all clicks from tracked keywords to your website.
Average position: The average ranking position across all tracked keywords.
Traffic: The estimated total organic traffic from all your tracked keywords combined.
SERP features: The number of owned and tracked SERP features for your keywords.
Positions: Shows increases and decreases in rankings across all tracked keywords.
These metrics are regularly updated at set intervals. So the data is always fresh.
You can also track keyword rankings at the city or state level.
See where you rank on both desktop and mobile (in up to 170 countries).
Toggle between desktop and mobile results at the touch of a button.
With the search engines’ recent shift to mobile-first indexing, this has never been more important.
Check which SERP features exist for your tracked keywords and how many of them you own.
There are 7 SERP features where the presence of the target website is tracked:
And 5 SERP features where the presence of a target website isn’t tracked (but the presence of that feature in the SERPs is):
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Check who ranks in the top 10 for your target keyword for any country.
See the total number of backlinks and estimated organic search traffic to each ranking page.
Plus a few other important SEO metrics:
Ahrefs Rank (AR)
Domain Rating (DR)
URL Rating (UR)
Number of Domains
Number of Keywords
Top Keyword (and its estimated search volume)
Start using Ahrefs’ Keyword Rank Checker to track keywords and their rankings now!Start 7-day trial for $7