TOP-10 Anchors

SerpstatBacklinksProcedure.getTopAnchors method returns information about the TOP-10 anchors, the number of backlinks with these anchors, and the number of domains on which the referring pages are located.

General request parameters and instructions for using Serpstat API

Request parameters
Parameter Description
id required A request id: the response contains the same id. Enter any number (number) or text (string) value
method required API method name: SerpstatBacklinksProcedure.getTopAnchors
params required The object with parameters {...}, it lists all the following parameters and arrays [...]
query required A domain of the analyzed site. Specify the domain without HTTP, HTTPS, and "/"
searchType optional Search type:
* domain - only domain (

* domain_with_subdomains - domain with subdomains (

Response parameters
Parameter Description
id Response id corresponds the request id
result Object, which contains the answer
data Array which contains objects with data
Contains anchor text
backlinks_count Number of backlinks with anchor text
Number of referring domains containing pages with links with anchor text
summary_info Contains an object with data
left_lines Left credits of API lines for your pricing plan
referring_domains Number of referring domains
backlinks Number of backlinks
unique_anchors Number of unique anchors
What data are sorted by 
asc - in the ascending order
desc - in the descending order

1 API credit is spent per 1 request.

Request data:
 "id": "1",
 "method": "SerpstatBacklinksProcedure.getTopAnchors",
 "params": {
     "query" : "",
     "searchType": "domain_with_subdomains"
Response data:
    "id": "1",
    "result": {
        "data": [
                "anchor": "",
                "backlinks_count": 9631781457,
                "domains_count": 21637307
                "anchor": "Facebook",
                "backlinks_count": 3632875256,
                "domains_count": 11419708
                "anchor": "facebook",
                "backlinks_count": 499970511,
                "domains_count": 1453680
                "anchor": "Share Share on Facebook",
                "backlinks_count": 114796462,
                "domains_count": 754093
                "anchor": "",
                "backlinks_count": 1150070,
                "domains_count": 559207
                "anchor": "Share",
                "backlinks_count": 154201961,
                "domains_count": 526031
                "anchor": "Share on Facebook",
                "backlinks_count": 194270177,
                "domains_count": 503465
                "anchor": "Facebook-f",
                "backlinks_count": 61567370,
                "domains_count": 371749
                "anchor": "Facebook page",
                "backlinks_count": 7600560,
                "domains_count": 308833
                "anchor": "Facebook0",
                "backlinks_count": 18148941,
                "domains_count": 265193
        "summary_info": {
            "left_lines": 988478,
            "referring_domains": 172812719,
            "backlinks": 18587594618,
            "unique_anchors": 83369501,
            "sort": "referring_domains",
            "order": "desc"

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