Does Your Domain Authority Have Any Impact On SEO?

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VIEWS: 7319 Views CATEGORY: SEO READING TIME: 3 Min To Read UPLOADED ON: 12 Mar 2019

Domain Authority from Moz is a tool that is used to predict how well a website will do in the search engine's ranking. The Domain Authority metric used by Moz is entirely different from the one Google uses to rank a site, and even if your Domain Authority is near to a hundred, which is the max score you can get it still doesn’t mean that Google will rank according to your expectations.


In short, Domain Authority is Moz’s metric, not Google’s. Also, the toolset provider stated that the DA score is based on their algorithms and has nothing to do with Google’s metric. Many other companies use their way of scoring sites and pages and are pretty famous, like Ahrefs and Majestic. The DA doesn’t affect the Google rankings, so even if your DA score is lesser than usual, then no need to worry. It is not going to have any impact on the rank of your site, and it is better to deal with search engine optimization the Google’s way.

According to many search engine optimizers, they followed Moz’s tools and tried to get the maximum score. Still, even after reaching the top score, their sites didn’t notice a significant difference in ranking. Even people after the DA update in Moz have reported an enormous change in the DA score, and in return, a tweet calmed them down by saying Google never used or uses the DA score as a ranking factor.

So, it is better to stick to your SEO strategy and try not to change your style to add more to your DA at the score-providing company’s sites.


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