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Five Best Free Backlink Checker Tools

When another website link back to your website, it is known as Backlink. Backlinks play an important role in Search Engine Optimization. If you have a good number of backlinks then it will definitely boost your Search Engine Rank. Hence, it is very important to know about the best free backlink checker tools.

Backlinks are further categorized in the do-follow and no-follow backlinks. Do-Follow backlinks are those backlinks which pass link juice to another website. Whereas on another side, No-Follow backlinks are those backlinks which will not allow the search engine to follow the link. In simple words, no-follow backlinks do not pass the link juice.

It is very easy to find whether the given link is do-follow or no-follow.  By default, all the backlinks are do-follow. To convert it into no-follow backlinks, you need to specifically tell the search engine that these links are no-follow. You can do this by adding ‘No Follow‘ tag to your backlinks as shown below.

<a href=”” rel=”nofollow”>LoveUMarketing</a>

Next, with the passage of time, Google started giving importance to the quality of backlinks rather than its quantity.

Now, if you want to rank higher on the search engine then it is very important that you build more do follow backlinks and disavow low-quality backlinks from your site. To achieve this result, you need to keep a track of all backlinks linking back to your site. Hence, it becomes important to get a list of all backlinks of your website.

Best Backlink Checker Tools

Below, we have shared five free backlinks checker tools for your website. Following these tools, you will able to see all the incoming backlinks to your website. Since these tools are available at free of cost, it will not provides you in-depth information but still, it will be definitely useful to you.

But before starting with the list, let us tell you that, for backlinks list, your Google Webmaster account is the best place. But, at webmaster, you can only check backlinks pointing back to your site. If you want to check or download the backlink list of your competitors then it will not work. In this case, you need to take the help of backlink checker tools available online.

Hence, below you will find the list of backlink checker tools for your website and competitors as well.

Backlink Watch

The first name in the list of best backlink checker tools is ‘Backlink Watch’. This tool provides a complete detailed information about the quantity and quality of backlinks pointing back to your site. You can trace around 1000 (thousand) backlinks through this free tool.

It will also show you Anchor Text, Page Rank, Total Outbound Links and No Follow Flag for each backlink.

Backlink Watch Free Backlink Checker Tool

Backlink Watch Free Backlink Checker Tool


The next tool in our list is Link Miner. It allows you to download 100 backlinks per 24 hours. You can download these backlinks in excel format on your computer.

Next, it also provides information about Citation Flow, Trust Flow, Link Type, Number of Facebook Shares, Alexa Rank, Link Strenght and HREF etc.

Almost all kind of information is available on this tool.

Link Miner Free Backlink Checker Tool

Link Miner Free Backlink Checker Tool

LXR Market Place

The next name on the list is LXR Market Place. Using this tool you can download the list of 100 backlinks at free of cost. For downloading more number of backlinks you need to pay a small amount for it.

Besides backlinks, it also provides information about Anchor Text, Do-Follow or No-Follow, Page Rank and Last Checked status of each backlink.

Inbound Link Checker Tool

Inbound Link Checker Tool

Small SEO Tools

The third name on the list is Small SEO Tools. This tool is limited to high-quality backlink pointing to your site and it will show only one backlink per domain name. So, if more than one backlinks are pointing to your site from the same domain then instead of showing all, it will show only one backlink with good page rank.

Next, you can only see 100 backlinks using this free tool. Hence, it will show only 100 domain pointing back to your site.

Besides the list of backlinks this free tool also share the information about Anchor Text, Link Type and Ahrefs Domain Rating.

Backlink Checker Tool

Backlink Checker Tool

SEO Review Tools

The next name in our list is SEO Review Tools. This free tool is similar to Small SEO tool listed above.

Like Small SEO, it also generates a list of 100 backlinks (showing one link per domain) at free of cost. Next, it also shares the information on Anchor Text, Total Outbound Link, Ahref Domain Rating etc.

SEO review backlink checker tool

SEO review backlink checker tool

Over To You

All the above listed free tools do not require any kind of registration or account creation for using and downloading backlink list on your computer.

If you can’t afford investing some money in purchasing pro plan of any backlink checker tools then the above listed tools are the best available option for you.

At last, if you face any difficult in using above tools then feel free to contact us. We will be happy to help you.

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