Glossary of SEO Competition Terms and Acronyms

Glossary of SEO Competition Terms and Acronyms

OFF PAGE

•      DA (Domain Age) - The age of the domain, according to the first registered date in WHOIS records. Sourced from Archive.org

•      CF (Citation Flow) and TF (Trust Flow) - authority metrics from Majestic SEO, see our Knowledge Base article for more info

•      IC (Index Count) - The number pages on the domain that have been indexed by Bing.

•      RDD (Referring Domains - Domain) - The total number of unique domains with backlinks that point to the domain. Sourced from Majestic SEO.

•      RDP (Referring Domains - Page) - The total number of unique domains with backlinks that point to the specific page. Sourced from Majestic SEO.

•      BLP (Page Backlinks) - The total number of external links pointing to the specific page. This figure excludes any links from the website itself. Sourced from Majestic SEO.

•      BLD (Domain Backlinks) - The total number of external links pointing to the entire domain. This figure excludes any links from the website itself. Sourced from Majestic SEO.

•      BLEG (Government / Education Page Backlinks) - The total number of external links pointing to the entire domain coming from Government (.gov) and Educational (.edu) sources. This figure excludes any links from the website itself. Sourced from Majestic SEO.

•      DMZ (DMOZ Listing) - Whether the site is listed in the Open Directory Project's directory: http://www.dmoz.org/about.html

•      YAH (Yahoo! Listing) - Whether the site is listed in the paid Yahoo! Directory: http://dir.yahoo.com/

 

ON PAGE

•      Title (Keyword in Title Tags) - Whether the web-page <title> tag contains the keyword.

•      URL (Keyword in URL) - Whether the web-page URL contains the keyword.

•      Desc (Keyword in META Description) - Whether the keyword appears in the <meta> "description" tag.

•      Head (Keyword in Header Tags) - Whether the keyword appears in header (<h1>, <h2>, <h3> etc.) tags within the page content itself.

 

OTHER

•      Majestic Index: Historical - Selecting this means that all data that is sourced from Majestic SEO will use the complete history of all backlinks to your website. The Historical index is only updated every few weeks and can include links which are no longer online.
 
•      Majestic Index: Fresh - Selecting this means that all data that is sourced from Majestic SEO will only use backlinks that have been indexed in the last 30 days. The Fresh index is updated daily and is recommended for tracking active projects.

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