Links: Pages With High Internal Outlinks

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Pages With High Internal Outlinks

Pages that have a high number of followed internal outlinks on them based upon the ‘High Internal Outlinks’ preferences under ‘Config > Spider > Preferences’.

Internal outlinks are hyperlinks to the same subdomain or domain (depending on your configuration).

Links are used by users to navigate a website, while the search engines use them to discover and rank pages. Too many links can reduce usability, and reduce the amount of PageRank distributed to each page.

How to Analyse in the SEO Spider

View URLs with this issue in the ‘Links’ tab and ‘Pages With High Internal Outlinks’ filter and export all URLs using the ‘Export’ button.

The number of ‘Outlinks’ and ‘External Outlinks’ can be viewed in respective columns in the Links tab.

Internal followed outlinks can be seen in the ‘Outlinks’ tab, with the ‘All Link Types’ filter set to ‘Hyperlinks’ where the ‘Follow’ column is ‘True’.

What Triggers This Issue

This issue is triggered when pages have a high number of followed internal outlinks, as defined by the ‘High Internal Outlinks’ setting in ‘Config > Spider > Preferences’ in the SEO Spider.

How To Fix

Review followed internal outlinks to ensure they provide great usability to users navigating the website and unimportant pages are not being linked to unnecessarily.

Further Reading

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