View Full Version : Anchor Text

05-15-2012, 03:01 AM
What is Anchor text?Explain its Purpose...

05-15-2012, 03:27 AM
Anchor text is the text used to describe a link when turning it into a hyperlink using HTML or XHTML coding.

05-15-2012, 04:38 AM
The anchor text, link label, link text, or link title is the visible, clickable text in a hyperlink. The words contained in the anchor text can determine the ranking that the page will receive by search engines. Since 1998, some web browsers have added the ability to show a tooltip for a hyperlink before it is selected. Not all links have anchor texts because it may be obvious where the link will lead due to the context in which it is used. Anchor texts normally remain below 60 characters. Different browsers will display anchor texts differently. Usually, Web Search Engines analyze anchor text from hyperlinks on web pages. However, also other services apply the basic principles of anchor text analysis. For instance, academic search engines may use citation context to classify academic articles,[1] and anchor text from documents linked in mind maps may be used too

Harry Mark
05-15-2012, 06:02 AM
The anchor text of a backlink is the text that is clickable on the web page. Having keyword rich anchor texts help with SEO because Google will associate these keywords with the content of your website. If you have a weight loss blog, for instance, it would help your search rankings if some of your backlinks had “weight loss” as their anchor texts.

05-15-2012, 06:13 AM
The Anchor text is the word or keyword which is referred a link of the website.

05-15-2012, 08:26 AM
clickable text in hyperlink, its mostly in blue color used to link another document or location.

05-15-2012, 08:27 AM
A text that links to another site. Your Signature/backlink is the best example of Anchor text.

05-15-2012, 10:19 AM
A word or keyword hyper-link to a url and points to a website after click is known as anchor text.

05-15-2012, 11:45 AM
Anchor text is that the text used to explain a link when turning it into a hyperlink using HTML or XHTML coding. for instance, if an internet page had a link that the online page creator desires to cover below text, the HTML code can flip a word or a phrase into anchor text, which can work similar to a traditional link would. Anchor text may be a valuable search engine optimization tool as a result of the word or phrase employed in anchor texts will pertain on to the landing page content, or be one amongst the most important keywords that the online page is attempting to rank for. Anchor text is additionally heavily weighted in search engine algorithms, as algorithms hunt for the foremost relevant results for a hunt question and anchor texts are frequently relevant to the content of the landing page.

05-16-2012, 03:22 AM
Anchor text is simply hyperlinked text. Anchor text is easily recognized because it is blue in color and underlined. A very important point to remember is to use your keywords in all your anchor text in all of your links. This includes external incoming and internal links.

11-29-2012, 12:34 AM
Simply getting links from many other websites is not enough for your website to rank well in the search engines. The quality of your anchor text will play a huge factor in ranking your pages for specific keywords, especially competitive ones.

11-29-2012, 05:00 AM
Anchor text is the visible characters and words that hyperlink display when linking to another document or location on the web. Search engines use this text to help determine the subject matter of the linked-to document.