Services

ResearchLinksGetCountEduGovLinks

Number of links from pages with an .edu or .gov top-level domain



Cost per call: 10.00

This call returns the total number of links from .edu and .gov domains pointing to the given URL.

These links are often seen as especially strong because they come from universities and American governmental agencies.



Parameter description

GET

ParameterDescription
url (required)Either a domain, a subdomain or an URL

Format: domain.tld, subdomain.domain.tld, domain.tld/page.html


Example

HTTP Request:
http://api.searchmetrics.com/v3/ResearchLinksGetCountEduGovLinks.json?url=searchmetrics.com&access_token=xxxxx

Response:
[{
        "type": "edu",
        "links": 245098,
        "refdoms": 3081
},{
        "type": "gov",
        "links": 26414,
        "refdoms": 489
}]


Result Description

KeyDescription
typeType of link that is counted. "edu" for .edu domains "gov" for .gov domains
linksNumber of links from domains with the respective type pointing to the given domain.
refdomsNumber of domains with the respective type pointing to the given domain.