• An incoming hyperlink from one web page to another website.

    ‘the more backlinks you have pointing back to your site, the more popular it will be’
    ‘one single article can result in hundreds of quality backlinks’
    • ‘These link searches can help you identify link opportunities from other websites' (such as competitors) backlinks.’
    • ‘It's not 100% accurate as far as telling you all the sites that are linked back to yours, but what you can learn from this is which backlinks matter.’
    • ‘Normally, as publishers and website owners can grab your article to use, each article directory site you submit it to can result in 10 - 20 backlinks almost immediately.’
    • ‘The only reason your backlinks might not appear in a Google search is if Google hasn't yet indexed the pages containing the links.’
    • ‘Weblog posts often contain more metadata than a typical web page, things like date and time of publication, categories, backlinks, etc.’