How to check donor links for server response codes
What are link donors
It is necessary to verify site donors to avoid buying external links on low-quality resources. Such investment doesn't accelerate the SEO-promotion of the acceptor; it may even threaten him with sanctions from search engines.
As a result, a mass verification of response codes is of particular importance when placing links. Donors must have the correct code to pass the scan and send the link weight successfully. If you don't check the response codes from time to time, then you'll get a situation where the budget was spent on links, but there was no result. It also puts the site at risk of being sanctioned.
In this article, we'll look at how to check donor response codes.
How to upload donor links
How to check link donors with Serpstat
To check all link donors, you need to upload them to a separate document. Go to Serpstat Backlink Analysis → Backlink Dashboard. In the upper field, specify the link to your site for which the external links are checked.
You can check for server response codes with the downloaded links.
Serpstat Website SEO Checker
To test multiple donors, you can use HTTP Header Google Chrome extension. There are many tools for mass checking of the server response code.
You need verification to:
- leave only those donors that might benefit. But it's worth considering that this is not the main factor in determining the quality of a link;
- check the previously purchased link for activity. It has to continue providing the link weight.
Donor analysis needs to be done periodically, and the more links you purchase, the more serious you need to be.
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