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Open Site Explorer has a new spam rating for subdomains

  1. Daisydot profile image60
    Daisydotposted 21 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 image85
      colorfuloneposted 21 months ago in reply to this

      Interesting tool. Thanks for sharing it.

  2. Peggy W profile image90
    Peggy Wposted 21 months ago

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

  3. DzyMsLizzy profile image90
    DzyMsLizzyposted 21 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 image82
    profamyposted 21 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 image81
    LuisEGonzalezposted 21 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 image94
      Jean Bakulaposted 21 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 image96
        wildernessposted 21 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 image94
          Jean Bakulaposted 21 months ago in reply to this

          Thanks, wilderness.