How to Increase Website Authority (Domain Rating)

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How to Increase Website Authority (Domain Rating)

I’m gonna share the hacks about the Domain Rating, which is provided by From here, you can learn:

  • What is Domain Rating?
  • How it is calculated?
  • How you can increase the Domain Rating for your Domain.

Let me explain one by one.

What is Domain Rating?

DR is an Ahrefs metric and it is clearly shows the relative strength of your website’s backlinks that means DR is looking at how many quality backlinks and the quantity of external backlinks do you have in your website.

Check out the sample:

DR Analyzing Tool:,(i.e.%2C%20Domain%20Rating)

Nigetha Rajah Posted new comment December 14, 2022

It’s a detailed explanation @Anu, Thanks for sharing!

Let me share a few more things here, when the search engine determines the Domain Rating, several fundamentals are supported. check it out the metrics below:

1. Number of links (Referring domain)
2. Quality of backlinks
3. Relevancy of the backlinks

Any further clarifications, please raise your questions below.



Thanks for sharing these resources on Domain Rating. They are insightful!

Having Domain Rate (DR) Scores between 40 and 50 is considered average, and Domain Rate between 50 and 60 must be considered as good.

Abirika Soolabanee Answered question July 7, 2022
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