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ahrefs Question.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by satez, Oct 18, 2013.

  1. satez

    satez Registered Member

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    Hello guys,

    I searched in ahrefs my website and I saw the crawled pages is -1. What does that means? Do you believe that is negative?

    I attached a screenshot.

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  2. krogertek

    krogertek BANNED BANNED

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    It just means that they have not started crawling your page yet!
     
  3. Sleinad

    Sleinad Senior Member

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    Ouch why are you building so many backlinks?
     
  4. satez

    satez Registered Member

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    The website is full indexed. Does this have relation with the crawl pages? Do you believe the 300 backlinks in 1 month are many?
     
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    It just looks highly unnatural...you had around 500 for a while and then suddenly you have a load more. Anyone could take a look at those new backlinks and will be able to tell easily if they are real or not. It's better to slowly gain backlinks, if you want the site to last that is. What kind of links did you build?
     
  6. satez

    satez Registered Member

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    I made a lunkbuilding through a BHW service so maybe it was a little bit brusqueness..How you suggest to drip-feed link building? Do you suggest a limit of backlinks on monthly basis?
     
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    Crawled Pages = -1 may be because the ahrefs crawler is blocked by your website. Check robots.txt to see if its true.

    And Sleinad is right, the sudden bump in the number of links does seem unnatural. Keep a limit on total number of links built every week.

    Niki
     
  8. satez

    satez Registered Member

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    I checked the robots.txt and there is nowhere the blocked ahrefs crawler. I will keep in my mind the sudden bump..
     
  9. iglow

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    it can also mean they crwaled some page of yours and then the page gave them 404.
     
  10. SnakePliskin

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    Blank pages (no content), inconsistent URL structure, the crawlers got a 404, Ahrefs being slow with updating their records (yes, I've seen faster updates elsewhere). All could be the solution. Just give you site a once over (go through the pages, click all the links and make sure they work, etc).
     
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  11. Ahrefs

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    Please, let us know if the issue still exists so that we might check in more details. In particular we need to know for what domain/URL this is the case.