Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.


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Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.

Backlink Checker Accuracy Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Majestic, Semrush and others?

According to our latest test results June 2024 here are the test results:

Test done with 5. 000 Backlinks pointing out the same website. Reference Data check via Google GSC and manually checked on Page Index Checker

Here is the comparison of Backlink Accuracy Checkers according to SERP results.

Ahrefs %93.7
Majestic %88.3
Moz %86.8
Semrush %85.2
SE Ranking %76.2
Serp Stat %72.1
TheHoth %71.9


If you want to learn how to use GSC with other Off-Page SEO tools check here.

If we remove all backlinks, will we still be indexed by Google?

Short answer is Yes ! ,  your site can still be indexed by Google without backlinks, reason why if the content you put online is high quality and organic traffic in short useful for the visitors, even without a backlinks Google will hold in index and show your content in search results.

If you want to learn how to remove bad backlinks from your website check here.

Is there any way to index profile backlinks to increase DA?

  • Share on Social Media: Post your social profile links on Social Media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin (Recommend the most) , Make sure give external backlinks to Linked in posts or profile directly it give you a increase on overall SEO score.
  • Ping the URLs: This method is no longer working on Google`s end. After March 2024 Core Update Pinging in fact considered as negative ranking factor or Black Hat SEO what people called in the industry. In order to grasp more for Google Indexing process read here.
  • Post in Relevant Forums and Directories: Ensure your profile backlinks placed in the same category Forum websites such as Reddit, Medium and Tumblr.

    Tumblr links not as effective as it used to be.

Use Indexing Software: Utilize backlink indexing tools to help speed up the indexing process after the latest update and upcoming Google Ai Overview`s specifically mentions upcoming Ai update and De-Valuation of the current ranks in Search Results.

Focus on Quality Content: Create high-quality content that attracts other websites to reference your website with Backlinks. Best way to do it posting on Social Media sites cause share rate compare to web base %64 higher. And distribution of links thanks to Social Media algorithms pretty much everyone so it can attract visitors from other categories too.

What is Google Ai Overview Update is About?

Google Ai overview is basically a search results combined and sorted out with Ai further show as a recommendation in Search Results.

Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.

What to do or react for upcoming Ai Overviews Update ?

  • Make sure content written on your Website has written in Manually at least some of them and Update outdated information with updated information.
  • Articles or the webpages your present must be accommodate useful information.

Articles written in Ai will not be shown in this recommendations tab.

Which SEO tool is best for backlink audit?

Backlink Audit Service Speed of Backlink Discovery
Ahrefs %96.2
Moz %94.9
Majestic %92.8
SEO Review Tools %89.6
Small SEO Tools %87.7
Ubersuggest %85.3
Link Research %82.1
The Hoth %74.2
Seobility %71.86 %69.8
Mangools %67.7
SE Ranking %66.4
SEO Spyglass %63.27
Serpstat %61.5

Research made with 300 Links published on the same website in the same day.

Which is the best tool to check website DA/PA/DR?

Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.

Giving the entire range of metrics just three of them shines based the Speed Discovery of Links and giving updated results.

  1. Ahrefs by far due to extensive server infrastructure and update interval comes first.
  2. Semrush has the same capability but when it comes to update interval a little slow specifically 2-3 days late compare to Ahrefs
  3. Lastly Majestic comes third in the comparison slowest amongst top three but link discovery giving more solid outcomes.DA – Metric belongs to Moz
    DR – Metric belongs to Ahrefs
    PA –  Metric developed by MozWe will discuss in the next article how to calculate these metricsWhich is the best bulk domain authority checker tool?Best service by speed and updated information which offers free is Majestics Free Backlink Checker, it offers beside DA PA, CF (Citation Flow) and TF (Trust Flow) also.
    Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.


    Which one is better, DA/PA, DR/UR, or TF/CF?

    There are combinations when it comes to evaluating SEO performance of a website.

    Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.

    • Domain Authority (DA) / Page Authority (PA):
      • Best Use Case: Use DA/PA to indicator the overall strength and potential ranking power of a website and its individual pages in search engine results.
        Super beneficial when it comes to determine your SEO strategy and where to expand as a keyword so DA PA is a great indicator for forecasting your SEO strategy.If you need a keyword research tool check what Page Ads Keyword Research Tool.

        Backlink Checker & Audit Tools Comparison : Ahrefs, Moz, Semrush etc.

        Page Keyword Research

    • Domain Rating (DR) / URL Rating (UR):
      • Best Use Case: Use DR/UR to assess the backlink profile quality and link-building potential of a domain and specific URLs for competitive analysis, especially beneficial for determining quality of the SEO work (Toxic Backlinks) done previously and current situation, DR UR is a direct metric showing the worthiness of your Website. So you can determine is it gonna worth to your SEO efforts.
    • Trust Flow (TF) / Citation Flow (CF):
      • Best Use Case: Use TF/CF to evaluate the trustworthiness and influence of a site based on the quality of its backlinks, particularly for identifying valuable link-building opportunities so basically a combination of both DR and DA you can call it, we also heavily rely on TF metric ourselves.
Eren Atagiloglu

Eren Atagiloglu

As the Chief Content Officer at Page Ads, I oversee our content strategy and execution. I love telling stories and using data to boost our brand's visibility and engagement. My goal is to drive business growth and strengthen our market presence with innovative content.

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