Returns all link details of a backlink for one domain.

Route /links/getBacklinks[/:key[/:domain[/:format[/:limit[/:skip]]]]]
Necessary parameter domain
Optional parameter format
limit (max:1000)
Return values linkingUrl
Cross references
Hints Limit: The maximum limit is 1000. To get more results, please use the parameter skip.
resultCount: Shows the amount of the result without limits. Usefull for pagination.


Labeling Description Values margin Default value
domain Contains a qualified domain name. (www.)?(A-Z|a-z|0-9)+.(a-z)+
limit Defines the amount of the returned results. (max:1000) (0-9)+ 100
skip Defines the starting page of the result. One page equals the the value of limit. (0-9)+ 0
format Defines in which format the result will be returned. json|xml json

Return values

A numerical array with the following entries

Labeling Description Values margin
linkingUrl URL of the linking website. string
anchor Anchor text of a backlink. string
linksIntern Number of links on the website pointing to within the same website. uint
linksExtern Number of links on the website pointing to other websites. uint
webtitle Title of the linking website. string
linkedUrl URL to the linked site. string


Message Description
maximum limit exeeded The maximum limit is reached.
no permission This key has no access to this function.
internal error An internal error occured.
param missing A required parameter is missing.
param invalid The value of a parameter is not valid.
result empty The request was successful, but the result itself is empty.
cost error The current credit amount is not sufficient to handle the request.
0k. The processing was successful.

Exemplary code

$root = '';
$arrayParams = array(
'service' =>'links',
'method' =>'getBacklinks',
'key' =>'myPersonalKey',
'domain' => '',
'format' =>'json',
$GETparams = http_build_query($arrayParams);

$requestURL = $root.$GETparams;

if (!function_exists('curl_init')) die('cURL not available');

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYPEER, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 0);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $requestURL);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, true);

// Download the given URL, and return output
$output = curl_exec($ch);

// Close the cURL resource, and free system resources

echo $output;

Exemplary results


         "webtitle":"» Business: Es sind die Kleinigkeiten \u2026...",
         "webtitle":"F\u00fcnf deutsche Internet-Unternehmen, die es 2015 n...",


<?xml version="1.0"?>
                    <webtitle>&amp;raquo; Business: Es sind die...</webtitle>