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What does the 'Backlink Status' column show?

Each time you create or rebuild your project, you can detect the backlinks that have been newly-found or lost by the results in the following columns:

  1. First Found Date (the date the backlink has been first found and added to our Index)
  2. Last Found Date (the date of the last check by our crawler when the backlink has been found as existing)
  3. Backlink Status:
  •  New (backlink has been found for the first time).
  •  Alive (backlink was present in the project before and have been found again)
  •  Historical (backlink hasn't been found during the last check)


The mechanism

The program queries selected (by you) backlink sources and compares the newly - gathered information with the information that was collected during the previous search (if any). If the project is new - all of the found links will be marked as 'New'.


Backlink statuses can change over time. To update the 'Backlink Status' column in an existing project you need to click Update Backlinks and choose Backlink Page Info or hover over the column header and click on the update icon:

We recommend you to rebuild your projects on a regular basis (once or twice a month or more often according to your needs) to keep the backlink statuses up-to-date. 

Please note that apart from the 'Backlink Status' column (that has to do with the presence of a backlink in backlink sources) you can add the 'Links Back' column which shows if the link is present on a backlink page.

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Created On: 25 October 2012 12:48 PM