How do I use Google Search Console for backlinks?

Google Search Console is a useful tool for identifying and analyzing backlinks to your website. Here are some steps you can follow to use Search Console for backlinks:

  1. Go to the “Links” section in the Google Search Console dashboard. Click on the “Top linking sites” tab.
  2. You will see a list of websites that have linked to your website, along with the number of links from each website.
  3. You can click on a specific website to see more details, such as the specific pages on your website that have been linked to and the anchor text used in the links.
  4. Use this information to analyze the quality and relevance of the backlinks pointing to your website.
  5. If you find any low-quality or spammy backlinks, you can use the “Disavow Links” tool to tell Google to ignore these links. This can help protect your website from any negative effects of spammy backlinks.

Keep in mind that this list may not include all of the backlinks to your website, as some links may not be detected by Google. Additionally, it can take some time for new links to be reflected in this list.

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