How to find out how many sites link to yours in google
Posted: Nov 9, 04, 11:57 techAdmin
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When you want to find out how other sites are linking to you, there are a few methods you can use. In general, you want to filter out your site from the returns.
One easy method that currently works [may change in future Google versions of course] is this:
this assumes that your site is consistently named 'www.yourdomain.com in links, or that you have a rewrite to www. for incoming links running on your site.
You can filter out as many sites using the -site: method as you want, like
domain.com -site:domain.com -site:otherdomain.com
and so on.
Since google no longer gives consistent support for the link: command, that's worthless at this point.
to get the total number of links on the web, including your site's pages, you can use the
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