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Migrating from Yahoo BOSS To Majestic API

By Steve Pitchford | | 1 comment

The last few days has seen news released that the Yahoo/Bing relationship will result in “Microsoft Webmaster Tools to support Yahoo! Site Explorer Community“, or as interpreted by Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Land “Yahoo Shutting Down Site Explorer This Year“… Continue reading


Yahoo Site Explorer is Dead, Long Live Majestic Site Explorer!

Today you may have read the news about imminent shutdown of Yahoo Site Explorer (YSE). The “Big Name” SEOs have been tweeting and saying on Google+ that Majestic SEO must be dancing on the tables. Let’s just say we knew it was coming and we have been preparing for years. We think you will be…


Alttext Flag – A discussion

By Steve Pitchford | |

Its new recruit time at Majestic, and one of the many questions they have asked this week is for a proper explanation of the “Alttext flag”, as shown below: We felt it might be appropriate to share the description with a wider audience. Below is an illustration of the html… Continue reading


Terms and Conditions update

By Dixon Jones | |

Although nobody in the European Union seems to be taking it too seriously, the law has recently changed regarding the use of cookies and other privacy issues. Nobody is quite sure how to abide by the law without destroying their businesses and my colleagues Brian Clifton and Vicky Brock are having great fun trying to…


Majestic Million – Reloaded!

When we launched the Majestic Million on a public beta, we had a simple mission – to determine if referring domain count was a viable measure of a websites popularity. Whilst there were one or two anomalies, at the start the data appeared to provide an illustration of how referring domains may be representative of…