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    How is AHrefs rank calculated?


    I'm just curious how the AHrefs rank and the domain rating are calculated. I have seen quite a large drop recently for no apparent reason and want to find out why.
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    Domain Rank (DR)'s calculations aren't openly discussed by Ahrefs ( as far as i'm aware ). However, this is purely a link based metric, therefore Ahrefs will calculate how authority is passed from one site to another based on the links they have indexed.

    Ahrefs DR is arguably the highest correlating link metric out of MOZ, Majestic and Ahrefs at around 76% based on a number of search queries.

    However, it's always good to keep an eye on them all.

    As for your drop, this may be an update that Ahrefs has made to their algorithm for DR or it may be as a result of a change in your link profile.

    Looking at my score, it hasn't changed recently. I have spoken to Ahrefs recently and they say a historical view of DR is on it's way and something they are working on.

    Can I ask what the drop was?

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