How to use Google search to check backlinks

How to use Google search to check backlinks

Sometimes, on various SEO forums, people ask questions like “is my site indexed by Google?”, or “How many backlinks do i have?”. I’ve seen all kind of answers to those two questions, and most of them suggest the use of various tools and services. Did you know that you can find the answer to this two questions just by using Google search?

is my site indexed by Google?

Check the number of indexed pages using Google search

By simply typing site:fivera.net in Google search box i can find exactly how many of my pages are indexed.

Click here and see it in action

And here is the screenshot of the result

is my site indexed by GoogleSo to this point i have 88 pages indexed  by Google. pretty simple isn’t it?

How many backlinks do i have?

How to use Google search to check Backlinks

Again if i type “fivera.net”-site:fivera.net in Google search box i will get all the links pointing to my website that are indexed by Google.

Click here and see it in action

And here is the screenshot of the result

How many backlinks do i have

Using your God given logic replace fivera.net with your own website and try it out.

How to use Google search to check backlinks

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