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Open Site Explorer has a new spam rating for subdomains

  1. Daisydot profile image60
    Daisydotposted 23 months ago

    Go to open site explorer and put in your profile link:


    It should give you a spam rating out of 17.

    You are OK as long as your score is under 5.

    For an explanation of what each flag element is, see the following article:

    http://moz.com/blog/spam-score-mozs-new … ation-risk

    Everyone on hubpages will get flagged for a few such as "brand mentions" and "contact info", so ignore the rating if it is under 5. It's when it's over 5 that you are probably doing stuff that you shouldn't be.

    1. colorfulone profile image88
      colorfuloneposted 23 months ago in reply to this

      Interesting tool. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Peggy W profile image90
    Peggy Wposted 23 months ago

    Very interesting link.  I checked and I am OK since it is under 5.

  3. DzyMsLizzy profile image91
    DzyMsLizzyposted 23 months ago

      I just looked at that, and I am under 5 overall, but one of the individual links is at 5 and another at 4.
    Since it says they are "inbound links,"  and I don't even recognize the sites named, I have no clue what that is about.

  4. profamy profile image83
    profamyposted 23 months ago

    This is a great link; I bookmarked it so I can use it again when I'm more established. Thanks for sharing it with us!

  5. LuisEGonzalez profile image80
    LuisEGonzalezposted 23 months ago

    Well all my sites stand at around 1 to 2. So all is good!
    Domain authority is 88/100 but do not really know what this means.

    1. Jean Bakula profile image95
      Jean Bakulaposted 23 months ago in reply to this

      I got a 3. My domain authority was also 88/100, if only I knew what it means. Nice tool.

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 23 months ago in reply to this

        Presumably it means that HP is good.  That should refer to the root domain, of HP dot com, not your subdomain.

        1. Jean Bakula profile image95
          Jean Bakulaposted 23 months ago in reply to this

          Thanks, wilderness.