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Page Depth Data

Page Depth

Page Depth
Values Returned
What We Do
Examples of How Page Depth Data Can Be Used
- Example 1: Identify Hard to Find Pages
- Example 2: Assess Site Structure
Related Content
Benefits of Page Depth Data

 

Page Depth

The depth of a page within the structure of the site.

 

Values Returned

Within the column for ‘page depth’, there two values that can be returned for this which are as follows:

Number

The depth of the page within the site structure

 

If the URL is not a HTML/Text page or is inaccessible

 

What We Do

This number reflects the minimum number of clicks required to navigate to a URL from the home page. This number can be used for a lot of different things, but often SEO’s will look, at least initially, for pages that are more than 3 clicks away from the home page.

Bear in mind that is a comprehensive sitemap is linked to from the footer of every page, all pages will be within two clicks of the home page.

 

Examples of How Page Depth Data Can Be Used

The examples below show how meta data can be used for SEO.

 

Example 1: Identify Hard to Find Pages

Using our data can help you to find pages that may be hidden away from users, or valuable pages that are more than a few clicks away from the home page. This can help inform internal linking strategies.

 

Example 2: Assess Site Structure

Using the aggregate of this data can help you to assess the structure of a site as Google or other search engines might see it. This can lead to a range of decisions and inform various strategic components of your SEO & business.

 

Related Content

The list of guides below might be useful if you are analysing navigation data and want to know more about it:

Related column headers in Raptor website crawler reports for this topic are as follows:

 

Benefits of Page Depth Data

There are two main benefits to analysing the navigation data we collect:

  • Identify hidden content
  • Analyse redirects

 

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