Meaning of metrics in Domain Comparison report

Previously wondered what all the metrics in Domain Comparison report mean? Here’s a quick explanation. 🙂

Domain Rating

Domain Rating shows exactly how strong a backlink profile of a target site is on a scale from 1 to 100 ( with all the latter being the best). Inbound links from sites with higher DR carry much more “weight”.

Twitter

The sum stocks, feedback and reactions associated with the target domain on Facebook.

Pinterest

The sheer number of shares associated with target domain on Pinterest.

Referring Domain Names

Reveals the final number of individual sites linking to a target domain.

.gov domains – Number of “referring .gov domains”
.edu domains – wide range of “referring .edu domain names”
.com domains – amount of “referring .com domain names”
.net domains – Number of “referring .net domain names”
.org domains – Number of “referring .org domain names”

Ref IPs

Wide range of “referring IP addresses” pointing to the target domain.

SubNets

Number of “subnets” that are pointing towards the target domain. A subnetwork or subnet is a logical subdivision of an IP network.

Referring pages

Shows the number that is total of pages connecting to a target domain.

Backlinks

Shows the number that is total of pointing to a target domain

Crawled Pages

The number of pages for a target domain that Ahrefs crawler has visited and saved to Ahrefs’ index.

Text

Amount of “text links” through the target domain. This is inner or links that are external.

DoFollow

Shows the range inbound links that don’t have the “nofollow” attribute applied. Dofollow back links are generally considered to pass “weight” and help a target domain to rank much better in organic serp’s.

NoFollow

Quantity of “nofollow links” throughout the target domain.

Redirect

Wide range of “redirect back links” for the target domain.

Image

Amount of “image links” through the entire target domain. This can be inner or links that are external. Number of “form elements” which are utilized in the source signal associated with target domain. Form elements include various kinds of input elements, like text areas, checkboxes, radio buttons, publish buttons, and much more.

.gov

Quantity of “.gov links” that are pointing towards the target domain.

.edu

Wide range of “.edu links” being pointing to your target domain.