What is Total Link?
A total link is a number of total links means all possible links to this page including internal, external, followed and nofollowed.
What is Linking Root Domains?
The linking root domains is a number of other websites that link to your page. Mozscape defined Linking Root Domains as: “It is a measure of trust, and can help predict higher ranking potential”.
Which one is more important?
The Linking Root Domains is more important, it can show the value of your website.
- External Followed Links 10
- Total External Links 20
- Total Links 2,567
Because of Total Link includes internal, external, followed and nofollowed. The total link profile for this website is 99.22% internal.
Let’s see another example. Site A has 100 of links that are from another website. Site B has a link that is from 100 of other websites. Obviously, Site B is more valuable to the search engine.
What if Site A has a link that from 100 of websites, but those websites you never heard. Site B has a link that from 90 of other websites, and all of those websites are well-known websites such as Wikipedia, Financial Times, BBC news. What do you think which site is more valuable? The case here shows when you analyze the value of a site, you need to analyze the domain authority of the Linking Root Domains as well.