What is anchor text?

Mon Jul 01, 2013 10:59 am

Hello Friends,

Please tell something about anchor text.
swatijain2233
 
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 4:17 pm

As I know anchor text means a word or sentence having a link which opens in new window. For example see your post, below your post you have put signature. When you move mouse on your signature or click on your signature it will open one website in new window. That's call anchor text.
Deepakanox
 
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Tue Jul 02, 2013 11:18 pm

swatijain2233, Please do a search before posting basic questions on this forum.

You can search Google, search this forum, and search the articles on this website.

If you do this again, your post is likely to be deleted by Wally the moderator.

"Anchor text" is the words you click on in a link.

Deepakanox, Sometimes when you click on anchor text you are taken to a new window, sometimes you aren't - the content can appear in the same window.

Here's an article on this website which you both could have found by using the search facility at the top of the page...

Anchor Text Explained
http://www.AssociatePrograms.com/articl ... ained.html
AllanGardyne
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Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:23 pm

AllanGardyne, Thanks for adding more info with link. I got exact idea now. Thanks again.
Deepakanox
 
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Wed Jul 24, 2013 5:26 am

Anchor text is the text that appears to a reader in a link to another web site. So in the first paragraph of this post, the phrase “Anchor Text Over Optimization Tool” is the anchor text for that link. Anchor text is important to search engines, as it is one factor they use in determining the relevance of a link in relation to search queries people might make for the page to which the link points. - See more at: http://www.virante.org/blog/2013/06/07/ ... mh8Vr.dpuf
disha
 
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Wed Aug 14, 2013 2:23 am

Anchor text is a clickable text that will redirect you to another website. What composes anchor text? These are words used as keywords (popular) thus help driving traffic to your website/blog.
dhastan_yue
 
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Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:56 pm

Like AllanGardyne said, "Anchor text" is the words you click on in a link.

I think the more interesting aspect of anchor text is how it affects SEO. I found this article that talks about anchor text in the post Penguin 2.0 world. Interesting stuff. Hope this adds to your understanding.

http://www.aseohosting.com/blog/2013/08 ... -your-seo/
BigStan
 
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Thu Aug 22, 2013 5:43 am

The visible text on a Web page that you click for the hyperlink. Anchor text is an important element of SEO.
owen100
 
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Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:49 am

anchor text is very important. consider what could happen if your "business A" has an anchor text not related to its business.

or with a different name or a wrong typed name.

always type carefully your anchor text :)
Jake The Competition Man
 
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Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:34 am

Anchor text is link which is use to jump form one page to another page by clicking it. But we have put anchor text related to our content.
happyshop012
 
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Fri Dec 13, 2013 12:08 pm

Anchor Text is the visible, clickable text in a hyperlink.
juspax
 
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Sun Dec 15, 2013 3:30 am

Anchor text is a kind of text we add link on it. In seo, the effect of anchor text is much better than direct URL.
MixboxIam
 
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Tue Mar 25, 2014 11:45 am

Anchor text is the clickable text in a hyperlink.
Erin Nagata
 
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Tue Apr 08, 2014 6:35 am

Basically anchor text is a hyperlink which is use to jump form one place to another place by clicking it.
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