DisavowFiles is a free, crowdsourced project. Upload your disavow files to the database, see what domains have been disavowed by others, in turn. It’s a community project that everyone is invited to participate in to put the power of disavow transparency back into SEOs’ hands.
There’s been lots to learn along the way.
Since release we’ve captured a lot of data. To date we have:
- 1,840,287,252,622 disavowed URLs
- 13,997,396 disavowed domains
This is a lot of data from the SEO community so, we thought we’d say thank you by sharing some crucial information about the disavow files that have been uploaded.
Top 10 Domain Wide Disavows
The following are the top ten domain wide disavows across all disavow files that were submitted.
Top 20 URL Level Disavows
The following are the top twenty URL-level disavows across all disavow files.
Top 15 Disavowed IPs
The following are the top fifteen disavowed IPs:
Most Disavowed ccTLDs (Domain Level)
The following are most disavowed ccTLDs on the domain-wide level:
Most Disavowed ccTLDs (URL Level)
The following are most disavowed ccTLDs on the URL level:
Good Sites People Disavowed
Sometimes good links can get listed on a disavow file, and that’s dangerous according to Google.
“Disavowing links from sites like CNN is batshit stupid” – Wise words from Gary Illyes 👍#BrightonSEO
— Lian (@li4n) September 15, 2017
Below is the number of times people disavowed non-malicious sites like Google, Bing, Yahoo, etc.
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Obviously our data doesn’t include everything out there on the web, but it is still interesting to see what people are disavowing.
What’s Next for Disavow Files?
Googler Gary Illyes recommends judicious use of disavow files, saying that disavows can directly impact SEO.
— Aleyda Solis (@aleyda) September 15, 2017
We hope you will use the tool to gather insight on your disavow data and provide intelligence to the community. Upload your disavow files at DisavowFiles.com.
*Disclaimer: This article is not an instructional piece giving information about which sites to disavow. Our only aim is to provide the SEO community with insight about the common tendencies of disavow files. Bruce Clay, Inc. recommends that all the domains you elect to disavow be reviewed and approved by an SEO expert prior to submitting to search engines.
About the Author
Ryon Flack is an SEO Analyst at Bruce Clay, Inc. He is a passionate autodidact, always enjoys learning new things, and hopes to one day write a book about the intricacies of digital marketing and business. Connect with Ryon on social by visiting the links on his author page.
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