What is a Google Penalty?
A Google Penalty, also known as a manual action, is a negative effect inflicted on a website's rankings based on updates made to Google’s search algorithms. Penalties are decided when a human reviewer determines that a website doesn’t comply with Google Search Essentials.
Use the Network Graph in Backlink Analytics to manually investigate a domain’s network of
Then, use Backlink Audit Tool to investigate each link and decide if disavowing anything is necessary.
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- What are Rel attributes?
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- Why didn't Backlink Audit fetch all my backlinks and referring domains?
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