Backlink Status Explained
Understanding how backlinks affect your website ranking is one of the most complicated aspects of SEO. When you start adding multiple tiers of backlinks, it gets even more complex. To help navigate this tricky web of links, Backlink Monitor provides you with automated backlink analysis.
When Backlink Monitor checks your backlinks it will report a number of different statuses depending on what it finds:
- Broken Tier/Not Shortest Path
- No Backlink
- Page Error
Take a look at the following diagram, then continue reading for a detailed explanation of each status. (Click to enlarge.)